Saturday, March 05, 2011

Spring has sprung

While the mornings are still very chilly it's good to see the first green shoots appearing from bare soil.  The daffodils aren't quite flowering in my garden so I bought some from the supermarket for the bargain price of £2, and they inspired me to paint this!

Fresh Faced
15" x 15", Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico 140lb

11 comments:

Hélène Glehen @ Art Glehen : The Painted rose Studio said...

Great work Ruth. I have the same idea and painted daffodils that I purchased yesterday :o)

Sadami said...

Dear Ruth,
Very lovely work. Particularly, light is impressive.
Kind regards, Sadami

Pat said...

Beautiful daffs!
Love the fact you haven't filled the whole page - it gives such a feeling of light! xx

cathyswatercolors said...

Ah inspirational.

Diana said...

Ruth, I love the looseness, the light you captured and the freshness of these daffodils. I can almost smell spring. Gorgeous! Diana

Jane said...

Beautifully loose and full of light.

Christiane Fortin said...

Ruth this is really beautiful. I love the free flowing forms. A true inspiration.

Joan Sicignano Artist said...

Beautiful, just love the glow of these daffodils. Your work is amazing and so happy to have found you on Krista's blog.

Thank you for sharing.

Lydie said...

Le printemps éclate dans toute sa splendeur ! Quelle lumière !

Ricardo said...

Congratulations on a wonderful job to have a spectacular form of watercolor painting, very good work, greetings.

Cynthia Schelzig said...

Just beautiful ...such clean yellows..