Leaf painting giveaway!

Some gorgeous, simple leaf paintings. Check ’em out!

Anne Lawson

I have been busy painting a new subject — leaves. More specifically, gum leaves, or maybe you call them eucalyptus leaves. When alive on the tree they are a fairly uniform green colour. But as they drop off, they dry to wonderful reds, oranges and vivid greens. And they curl and twist.

Marvellous!

So I have been playing with watercolour paint to capture their rich colours and shadows. I love how the shadows make them seem 3D, as though you could lift them off the page.

Want to know how to win the leaf painting? Read on…….

I have also been playing with adding backgrounds. My intention is to make the background look like the dappled light under the trees. Does it work? I would love to know what you think.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some have no shadow or background, but lots of…

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About notes to the milkman

I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website johnpindararts.weebly.com
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2 Responses to Leaf painting giveaway!

  1. anne54 says:

    Thank you so much for re blogging! I am feeling very chuffed that you liked the paintings enough to want to. 🙂

  2. cynt5525 says:

    Beautiful !!! Thank you for liking my Woman carrying a basket drawing !!! 🙂 *Cynthia

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