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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Vacations & Holidays, The Archipelago, Sirkka Jalava

This challenge brings me to think on many variations of vacations. To day i remembered a vacation, when we in our painting group took a boat  to the Archipelago , settled down there in a guesthouse  and painted there around. on the rocks and enjoyed the water scenes.  One day we hired a little boat and went to an island more far away and painted there too. 
The islands are formed of rocks, and naturally surrounded by the sea. In this case the Baltic Sea.
We had very fun during our days there in the middle of the sea. We painted, got our meals served. I have perhaps no art works left at home. These I have sketched very quickly of my photograps from there.
I used again my Fabriano sketcbook, size 8"1/4x11"3/4, not suitable for watercolors, the paper creases, unfortunately. ( I bought to day a new one, I hope it is a little better)

12 comments:

  1. These are simply lovely. And sweet memories of a wonderful art vacation!!! Love that idea. And on the Baltic Sea! I also love how we encompass so much of the world here in our artists lives!

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  2. Lynn, really sweet memories, I must still laugh sometimes, when I think on our trip. You are right, what you say, it is wonderful Thank you Lynn.

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  3. These are quite beautiful Sirkka

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    1. Thank you Rob, glad you say that!

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  4. These are so lovely, Sirkka!!! That sounds like a marvelous time away with fellow artists!

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  5. Thank you Joan! It was really amazing.

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  6. Beautiful watercolor paintings.

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    1. Thanks Fran! It is so good memory.

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  7. wow painting while traveling is really cool to experience. i can see how enjoyable it is via your painting!

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    1. Elisa, thank you! it is really cool and fun to do together with the same minded.

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  8. Beautiful paintings, I love the subtle colours and the thought of travelling around those islands to paint.

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  9. Thank you Jez! I am glad you like the colors. It was very fun everything. We visited a house in one island, which was built by a baron once upon the time, he had donated it to the community,There was much beautiful to see. He had organized a harbor of the stones, built bridges and rased a statue on the top of a mountain. And we painted everything on our papers.

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