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Monday, 26 August 2013

THE END OF RED!!!!

Boy did I have a good time painting things in my new vibrant semi opaque Daniel Smith Pyrrol Scarlet. Thanks people for your challenges.  Here are the last of them. Will it really be the last of my red subjects ........... for now yes.  So here they are with the names of the challengers.
 Scarlet Woman from Lyndi Lou Lou I have named her Scarlett Pyrrol the Prima Ballerina
Then you get one bright spark that says something odd like Blood, and this is what I came up with. Thanks Keith Hornblower!

 Red Shoes (chickened out and did only one) Sharon Whitley and Joan Violet Stretch


 Tomatoes, Beverley Wells

 Red Wellies, yep done this week and it's not really worked, but I don't mind showing you any way.  My challenge as I suddenly thought of something red that I hadn't done.


These were included in the nickers challenge from naughty Beverley Wells.  

Well this shows you what fun you can have with just one colour.  I was experimenting along the way with layers, mixing slightly with other colours, dropping a little of another colour in, using it neat and trying to assess the strength and opacity of this delightful colour.  Now I am redded out!!!!!!!!!  Now I need a glass of red wine (oh no haven't painted that, but then it isn't this bright red, oh dear what am I to do).


18 comments:

  1. I love how you and the other artists ran with this!!! Nice pieces!

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  2. Such a lovely red series, Polly, I'm surprised that you managed to create all of them so quickly, and most are such good paintings in their own right.

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    1. I had such fun being challenged and not knowing what I would be doing next. Glad you liked them.

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  3. Hi! how Beautiful job! i love your period in red, so intensive! :)
    Thanks for leave your comment in my blog.. cheers!

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    1. Pleasure to see your blog! Enjoyed my red period.

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  4. Dear Polly - what a great challenge and so glad to see everyone's work...love that red...just might have to try it too. Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a great day.

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    1. Gosh they came up with some good challenges for me! It's not a lot different from Cad Red but a bit hotter, if you know what I mean! Thanks for calling

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    1. Thank you and thanks for popping over.

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  6. LOVELY LOVELY ALL RED WATERCOLOURS !!! Thanks for share your and friends painting joy !!!

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    1. It has been lovely to share these hot red paintings and those of my virtual friends. Thank you.

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  7. what a fun post--! Love each and every painting....great work, all!

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    1. I had such fun and I think my friends did too. I would do it all again, but not yet!!!

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  8. alot of fun polly ! ...brilliant red series and paintings from you and fellow artist ...glad your art club show was a success polly congratulations on your sale... tables or simple easels might be an alternative to the heavy screens

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    1. Thanks for popping by Jane. May not be what we need as we have 200 paintings. But thanks for your suggestion. And as for the red didn't we all have fun!

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  9. Hello Polly:) I did enjoy all of your red paintings. You did a great job with fun and humor. Super!!xx

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    1. Thank you Renate. There couldn't be a better colour to play around with, than hot red. Glad you enjoyed them

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