Saturday, 18 May 2013

Horse Chestnut

Spent a great day in Richmond today sketching with a group of very talented artists. I have always wanted to draw this tree (I was informed it is a horse chestnut) because of its size and amazing flowers.

8 comments:

  1. sweet dreams Sasa!, me too, will return tomorrow :))

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  2. Nice work, Sasa. Some trees are very photogenic, oh, no, sorry, drawgenic ! I like it!

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  3. here me again!!!!
    (this was like waves of the sea, you and me, we come to the blog, we left, and we return) :))
    OK, my dear friend!!
    thanks for coming twice, to see my post and for your comment.
    I do not know, I think if you like it is enough, do not try to understand. ha ha
    about the header, I'll explain by mail. ok? is a bit long to explain.

    I would say this is a work, very finished,(your tree) more than a sketch
    I love how you managed the different planes of leaves, with more light or more shade
    is something I never can did it. I think that's why I do not paint landscapes, I'm useless for that, I have tried many times but the result is always mediocre.
    I send you a kiss and my desire good week!!!!!!!!!!!!:))

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  4. I am the same as Roberto...Trees are hard...trying to simplify the foliage and make it look good is one of Art's little difficulties!!! You did it well though.

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  5. Ohhh they are one of my favourite trees!
    And this is OSOO GORGEOUS! Love all the details!
    It's so nice to do some life drawing too from time to time :)

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  6. Very nice, Sasa. Good thing you limited yourself to a part of the tree, it makes it bigger and give the viewer more to ponder about.

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  7. How could I have missed this imposant tree??? I love trees. Yours is so beautiful! So big and proud and festive. All leaves unfold and blossoming! His shadow shows his prestige!

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  8. I love your depiction of this sweet chestnut. I was there this weekend and the pink blossoms were out. magnificent specimen.

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