Fabulous Fall...is Here!!

10:17 AM

Ink and Watercolor in
Handbook Watercolor Journal
3.5 x 8.5 inches
We've had rain (yay!!!! much needed!) for the last few days. Today, we awoke to gloriously blue skies, much cooler temperatures and wind! The leaves are coming down fast and furious. Don't think we're going to have much color this year. The piece above was done in about 30 minutes, start to finish.

It captures some of the joy and energy I feel with the sunshine and cooler temperatures (read that as low humidity too)!!! Now, I just need to harness that energy to get some work done and then I can go play—outside!!

Hope you're having a fabulous Fall and taking a moment to savor the season!!

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16 Creative Thought(s)

  1. this is great...love the colours....I'm using blue today...and it is also raining here....

    and cold....

    our journals are a quiet companion aren't they!

    ciao bella

    creative carmelina

  2. Lovely work. Captures the spirit of Fall beautifully. Happy you got some rain. We have had wonderful summer like weather but thats going away this weekend and rain is coming back. You would go nuts painting the colors here.

  3. It definitely looks joyful Laure! Very fun page.

  4. It's sure a happy page with the leaves quivering and the wonderful play of colors.

  5. Great piece Laure! Reminds me of the colors in Northern Wisconsin in the fall! (without the cold!) Very nice!

  6. I don't know what I'd do without my journal, Carmelina! It is indeed a quiet companion.

    Yes, Cris, I would go nuts with all the luscious, glorious color!

    Thanks, Cheryl!

    Thank you, Timaree!

    Hey, Ms. Myra! I've only seen the winter in Wisconsin, but I'll take your word for it! Hope you're doing well!

  7. Gorgeous colors! What a happy composition!

  8. I love those colors and the movement! You are definitely feeling the joy! In the 50s this am - whoohoo!

  9. It's that time of year, isn't it!? Love your leaves, Laure. Beautiful colors!

  10. just gorgeous, this is full of wonderful energy indeed. I have to smile. You are celebrating the start of fall as we are going into winter but we have been fortunate this year, temps are still above normal and no snow yet.. woo hoo!

  11. Thank you, Claire!

    Isn't it wonderful, Elizabeth?! LOVE these temps!

    Thanks, Sue, and yes, it is a wonderful time of year!

    Thank you, Tyanne! I hope your weather continues to hold. It's shaping up to be another odd weather year, I think.

  12. I am LOVING our cooler weather. You express your happiness in your painting very well!

  13. Oooo, this is a happy page! Cooler here too - Heck it's cold!! Low 40's tonight. the crisp air feels good, though.

  14. Thanks, KJ!

    Pam, we're in the low 40's as well and it's wonderful!!

  15. Love the acorns. I have four of Chelsea's paintings to publish Monday and I have a day free to paint myself. Laundry & Dishes done so I can focus on my Paris trip.

  16. ...love the blues and purples as a backdrop to the leaves and acorns, and I can feel the energy and winds of fall!


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