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Painting of the day (Madonna, watercolour on paper)

Today just a quick post, sharing my art. The medium is watercolour on paper. I'm not sure how I feel about this painting. I have a feeling like something is missing but I can't quite figure out what. I will probably have to work on this idea a bit more.  Maybe I need to add a background? Lately I've been finding inspiration in classical paintings more than anything, mostly in the work of sixteen century painters. It is amazing how accomplished they were. I do honestly feel we have a lot to learn from the classics.

 I took part in another art course (my third one) last year and perhaps I will prepare a post about it one of these days. As soon as the new art course starts (this February), I will probably sign in again. I feel very comfortable using oil and acrylic paints, but I need to work more on my watercolour skills. Aquarelle is a painting method I still need to work on. In many ways this medium is quite unique, and I need to learn more about the technicalities, the paper types, the various paints and so on.  I'm aware I still have a long way to go with this medium but as they say practice makes perfect. Have a lovely day everyone!

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  1. Dear you are very interesting person.

  2. great drawing:)

  3. look super amazing...thx for sharing

  4. She is beautiful, Ivana! I also love classical art, it amazes me what those artists were capable of! We are so getting used to fast pace of life that we don't cherish the moment in time, the meditation of such things as making art, home-made cooking, and so on... we as humanity at this stage, I mean. Obviously, you as a person take your time to learn and enjoy your new skills! And with time and practice, you will be able to accomplish more and more. Much love!

  5. this red maxi dress reminds me on that one, that i wear on Stephanies Shop "dresses for rent". i like your version a lot!



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