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140 Cotman Not

Inspired by the trees on Strensall Common, Yorkshire

Featured in
Art Universe The Winter Gallery Dec 2011
Decorative and Traditional Art Group
Just Watercolours
In Top 10 Art Universe `Winter` Challenge March 2012

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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 3 years ago

    Stunning watercolor!!!! Love the palette and mood!

  • By gum that was quick Angie. Thank you. I`ve been away for a couple of months……….doing a bigcatch up. Hope you are well.

    – Val Spayne

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsabout 3 years ago

    Soooooooooooooo Thrilling to see you back Val ! and Wow what a Stunning atmospheric watercolor to return with ! Those deep blue hues , with a touch of burnt umber , give this stylish work of art the XFactor ……..Watercolor MAGIC my friend , Pure Magic …Paul

  • Good to be back Paul. Great to catch up on all your fabulous portraits . Thank you sooooooooo much.

    – Val Spayne

  • Claudia Dingle
    Claudia Dingleabout 3 years ago

    Oh this is so lovely. Absolutely perfect for the season!

  • Thank you Claudia…………I see you have been very creative and successful…….wonderful.

    – Val Spayne

  • neon-gobi
    neon-gobiabout 3 years ago

    so lifelike – you did a good job here….:0)

  • Thanks Cris………..trees on our common are fab aren`t they.

    – Val Spayne

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinabout 3 years ago

    AWESOME, Valpal….what striking colors and beautifully transparent! LOVE the background…how do you accomplish that!!

  • Hi Sal………………weakwash, lots of water, tilt paper, let it run, blow it, dry, splatter, work on top picking out shapes……..
    I THINK!!!!!!!

    – Val Spayne

  • linmarie
    linmarieabout 3 years ago

    wonderful depth and color here Val,, I LOVE it♥

  • Thanks a lot Linmarie………….The colour is matching the weather here now in UK!

    – Val Spayne

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 3 years ago


    CONGRATULATIONS! Your beautiful work can be viewed in the

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinabout 3 years ago

    wow, congratulationson your featurein art universe….this is a stellar painting, Val!

  • Thanks Sal, Great group isnt it.

    – Val Spayne

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thanks Mom!

    – Val Spayne

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 3 years ago

    So great idea bring wonderful artwork, thank you to inspiring friends and me:)
    Best regards,
    For thoughtfully; Love Quote of the Day
    Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
    Anais Nin

  • Thank you soooooooooooo much Sunny.

    – Val Spayne

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