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Sir Henry Moore ... old alumni of where I went to Senior school.

'I'd rather have my sculpture in the landscape, than on the most beautiful building I know'

 

 

One of his recurring themes ... ... ... King and Queen ... ... ... in Scotland, I believe, hopefully still in situ.

One of my favourite pieces of his work, yes we studied his work to GCE A level in 3D Art classes

 

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A long-stitch tapestry I did from a kit and which my then husband had framed for me.

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That's really lovely @WispaRed7 thanks for sharing your work with us😊❤
I love art I have done many watercolours of my favourite subject "wildlife" buildings too and landscapes. Beautiful stitching wispa 🥰


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Lovely photo, landscape looks like Scotland.

The tapestry looks lovely and warm. Bet it took ages to finish!
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Lovely topic.

@WispaRed7 You are certainly talented, producing such a tapestry.

As my abilities in art are very limited, am I allowed to share one of my favourite paintings on this thread

 

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@TallTrees wrote:
That's really lovely @WispaRed7 thanks for sharing your work with us😊❤
I love art I have done many watercolours of my favourite subject "wildlife" buildings too and landscapes. Beautiful stitching wispa 🥰

Any photos of your watercolours @TallTrees 

I have done several of these long stitch kit tapestries for friends and family

My sister designs her own and does tapestry the traditional way = stitch in each hole of the canvas

Thank you for your kind words TallTrees

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Lovely photo, landscape looks like Scotland.

The tapestry looks lovely and warm. Bet it took ages to finish!

Thank you @pgn 

I have done fishing boats on a pebble beach - tuxedo cat amongst flowers - a Mediterranean garden - anenomies in a bowl & a Middle Eastern one which is almost finished, but cannot hold the bodkin anymore Smiley Sad

I wouldn't like to say how long each tapestry took as they are all different sizes.

I do like the Autumn colours in the tapestry I posted a photo of.

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Lovely topic.

@WispaRed7 You are certainly talented, producing such a tapestry.

As my abilities in art are very limited, am I allowed to share one of my favourite paintings on this thread

 

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Of course you are allowed to share a favourite painting of yours @Mi-Amigo 

Salvador Dali ? ... ... ... What is the title of the painting ? ... ... ... and can you say why you like it ?

Thank you for your kind words @Mi-Amigo 

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Of course you are allowed to share a favourite painting of yours @Mi-Amigo 

Salvador Dali ? ... ... ... What is the title of the painting ? ... ... ... and can you say why you like it ?

Thank you for your kind words @Mi-Amigo 


Thanks @WispaRed7 

The painting is Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali. I like the whole surreal concept and the questions it raises - are they clocks or pocket watches? why are they melting? what does it mean? - and rather than offer my answers to those questions, think it better for each person viewing it to have his/her own answers and interpretation as to what it means and represents...  

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Hello @Mi-Amigo 

 

Very nice picture.  I agree with you @Mi-Amigo 

This is a very nice topic.  

Hope to continue the thread with other art items that we like.

 

Thank you @WispaRed7 

I do have some paintings of my own on the wall. 

I will take one or two and post them here.

I also did "china painting"  I really enjoyed that.  

You need a kiln, I used the one at the college.

 

 

 



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The Persistence of Memory - Salvador Dali ... which you @Mi-Amigo have posted as your favourite painting

I am hopeless with the Surrealists @Mi-Amigo 

I just have loads of questions : what is that object which looks like it has been beached upon the shore with a bill like a duck and has a floppy pocket watch upon it

Why are the pockets watches floppy

There are ants on a tray-like pocket watch

There seems to be a solar powered block levitating

A dead tree growing out of a table

A nice seashore in the distance

 

Only questions, I have with the Surrealists

 

There were a group of talented students of Art in Senior school a couple of years above me and what they painted was superb ... Surrealist type paintings on the walls of the Art room

 

 

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