Armageddon skies and painting the magpie part 2
I managed to mangle a second video edition of painting the magpie!
Maybe my contraption of 5 books and a branch for iPhone propping up isn’t ideal, and maybe I need to think harder about moving photos and videos off the memory before the memory fills up and the phone stops videoing, but hey, there’s a kitten. 😀
Before I get to the video I wanted to show you this:
The Oxfordshire sunset and the Armageddon skies.
Robbie came in to tell me there’s a beautiful sunset about to happen, and so I walked out to the meadow and stood there for a while.
I stood there until way past sunset and a fat pheasant landed in the willow above me and squaked his head off at another one across the meadow.
But here is the second instalment of the magpie. It’s a bit long. I hope you like it and I don’t blame you one bit for skipping thru it. 😀
Gorgeous sky! How’s the cat doing with the tree?
Oh Marie, I got my big wicker basket (which usually sits in the Land Rover), put it beside the tree and dropped some interesting twigs and feathers inside it thru the hole on top. He’s been going crazy trying to retrieve the things and so far so good on the tree cat interface. Keeping my fingers crossed. 😀
I just wanted you to know how informative, helpful and inspiring I found the videos! It is fascinating to see a picture emerge in real time while listening to your comments as you make decisions about its progress. I have returned to painting after a gap of many years and really enjoy your daily blogs posts . They are not only useful for technique but act as the perfect prompt to remind me that I need to do what I love. Wishing you a very merry Christmas and happy new year from Norfolk, England!
Aw, I’m really touched Deborah. I’m so happy that you let me know you’re there. It means the world to me. Do you have a website or facebook? I’d love to see some of what you create.
Big hugs 😀
Thank you for replying! I don’t as yet, but I am collecting work together in readiness and aim to get it done in the new year. So much has changed in my “gap” – I used to send slides to galleries but now it is so much easier to get work “out there”. Now I have written this, I had better do it!:)
Oh for sure! I’m so excited for you. 😀 If you have facebook, I’d love to be friends.
No, sadly I don’t! Something else to add to the “to-do” list…although I am a little nervous of it. I promise to let you see my stuff though as soon as I get sorted.
Love this! Watching you paint is magical. Thank you for sharing.
Aw, thank you so much Christie. 😀 I think I’ll make some more of these videos.
Soothing to watch – helps to calm my mind X
That is a breath-taking sky. And its always so wonderful when artists share their process with others, thank you for doing so.
I really really enjoyed this longer session. I could watch you paint all day. The magpie is coming along beautifully and I almost expect him to start singing. I hope you do a lot more of your paintings.
I love seeing you painting….you could do that every day and I would watch every single second(maybe twice).
i cant get over how much he looks like our dear departed Sans … her markings were just like his
Such beautiful images V .. And I loved the video. Wonderful hearing you speak … You are so clever!