Sunday, September 30, 2012

Welcome Autumn! Maple Leaf painting by Laura Leeder

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree."  
  ~Emily Bronte

©Maple Leaf, Original Watercolour Painting By Laura Leeder
   Image Size:  6"x7.25"

With October just around the corner, I thought I would celebrate the changing of the seasons and welcome autumn indoors with this maple leaf painting. Tomorrow, it's headed out the door for a visit to Emmy, my framer, in preparation of an upcoming Art Show and Sale this November here in Creston.   

The show is held each fall by a professional group of local artists known as the "Images Group".  This year the group has invited me to participate as a guest artist.   So, I have been working on several new paintings for this show and right now I still have 7 paintings on the go, all in various stages of completion.  So it's off to the studio for me.....

Wishing you a warm and relaxing autumn week,
Laura Leeder,
Watercolour Artist, Creston, BC  

*Images Fall Group Show & Sale
  November 24th & 26th, 2012
  Rotacrest Hall, Creston. BC 


Christiane Kingsley said...

Laura, this is a beautiful painting: great colours and shadows. I also love the texture!
You certainly have been busy: 7 paintings on the go? Wow...I can't wait to see them all.

Dita Maulani said...

Good luck for the event!
I love falling leaves :)

via EBT

Laura Leeder said...

Thanks Christiane! I am used to having 3 to 4 on the go, seven is a bit crazy, even for me!

Laura Leeder said...

HI Dita, thank you for taking the time to leave a comment and wishing me good luck!

John Simlett said...

This really works well, Laura. There's a lovely balance between the leaf, shadow and background. I like the grain/veins of the background too.

A eeally clever as well as beautiful painting

Pat said...

Beautiful work - and good luck with the show xx

Win Dinn said...

Lovely autumn colours, Laura - I am especially delighted by the shadow bend in the stem!

Seven is a lot to have on the go at once, but I have no doubt you're up to the challenge!

Laura Leeder said...

Thank You Pat!

Laura Leeder said...
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Laura Leeder said...

Thank You John and Win. This leaf was a simple and fun painting to do!
Oh, and thxs for the vote of confidence Win!

Eileen said...

Wonderful to be painting leaves at this colourful time of year.

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