Painter's diary

Spring BulbsPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 17 Jun, 2018 19:05

Recently I have been working on this painting of spring bulbs. They are from left to right daffodil, hyacinth and tulip. This is my first attempt at painting bulbs and the hyacinth in particular was very interesting to paint.

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May Craft FairPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 13 May, 2018 18:52

A couple of pictures showing my stall at the May craft fair at Flittons Garden Centre in Wallington today. I sold some cards, including some of those pictured in the previous post and the painting of pansies pictured below.





Craft Fair 13th MayPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 08 May, 2018 11:44

On 13th May I have a stall at Flittons Garden Centre craft fair in Wallington. I have recently been working on some more of the small original paintings for cards as shown below. The stall will also have small framed paintings and cards made from prints of my paintings.

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Winter into SpringPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 23 Apr, 2018 21:04

I picked up this small twig with some lichen to paint and then added some snowdrops and violets and a few fading grasses to make a more interesting composition and show the transition from winter into spring.Blog image



CrocusPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 01 Apr, 2018 20:08

After all the snow and ice at last some spring flowers to paint!

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Larch in Pen and InkPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 18 Mar, 2018 19:44

Another study in pen and ink, this time of larch reworked from a similar study previously.Blog image

Craft FairPaintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 18 Mar, 2018 17:13

This is my stall at Flitton's Craft Fair today in Wallington. It was a very friendly place with lots of regular stall holders who were very welcoming. I didn't expect the weather to be freezing with snow on the ground in March but we had some customers and I sold some cards. I am hoping to attend again in May when hopefully the weather will be better.

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Pen and ink 2Paintings

Posted by Debbie Craddock 20 Jan, 2018 12:05

This teasel was found while walking on Pulborough Brooks in April last year. I liked it because the teasel head is at an interesting angle which gives the plant character.
The main challenge we transporting such a prickly specimen home!
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