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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way-things I had no words for." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe


Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Water colour Indian inspiration

Sitting on the front porch of our house in India I suddenly thought I should paint so here is what I did. The first one I think the lamp came out pretty cool but the rest.... I would like to ignore it. I just couldn't get the folliage right in the second painting also it was very frustrating as the paints kept drying up so fast. I think I need to practice a lot painting in a hot country.

9 comments:

  1. These paintings are wonderful Shashi; I hope you are going to frame them and put them on your wall! The first one especially will be a lovely reminder of India.
    Linda xx

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  2. Shashi, I love these painting! My favorite is the second one of the window - love the vase sitting there and the trees in the background.

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  3. Hi Sashi nice to have you back ,I love the paintings especially the second one ,it has beautiful movement in the trees.
    You are so lucky to have such a beautiful view to paint .

    I also love all the dolls your ladies made you must be a good teacher to get them all to achieve such amazing dolls.

    love from sesga xx

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  4. I hope you are feeling better now. Your paintings are wonderful. They capture the mood and essence and I think that is hard to do. Try not to be so critical of your painting as you do such wonderful work!
    hugs Karen

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  5. Nothing to be ashamed of Shashi...they are great!!!!

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  6. Nice work, Shashi, they're both great. Your home in India must be a lovely place.

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  7. What lovely pictures you painted.
    Love & Hugs
    Fran

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  8. thanks a lot for your comment on my blog!! your work is fantastic!! a great pleasure to come and discover all you do . And your dolls are wonderful!

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  9. Are you KIDDING? They are BEAUTIFUL! You are entirely too hard on yourself, Shashi-ji! I love your paintings!

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