Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Watercolour

On my first trip to South Africa, I found the art world in Durban particularly appealing. I especially enjoyed an art cooperative called the Bat Center, and I made some purchases. I fell in love with this vibrant watercolour, brought it home, had it framed, and hung it above my fireplace. I treasure it. Crazy Cow at Durban Daily Photo has posted a number of photos of the building and some of the art work for sale there. Go see some of the photos, starting here.

15 comments:

  1. I can see why you love this one so much. Its beautiful! African art is bold yet simple, and always with such beautiful colours.

    Thanks for the links to my blog.

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  2. I really do like that water colour print. Its so vibrant and you captured it so well.
    Hope you had a nice Christmas and now you can get ready for Mexico.
    Can I come too?

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  3. un beau tableau et ses couleurs nous réchauffent.
    A beautiful painting and colors we warmed up.

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  4. The painting is nice and vibrant, Kate. I like it. I also went to the linked blog and left a comment there.

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  5. In many ways you can't beat the brushes for creating really vibrant colours without making it look a bit to much. It is easy to do the last with a camera.

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  6. Oh My....I can see why you fell in love with it...it is Gorgeous!

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  7. The painting is something to treasure along with the memory.

    Merry Christmas.

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  8. That is colorful. I can see why you like it.

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  9. Very nice & colorful - very intense colors for a water color.

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  10. What a beautiful piece of art! I can see why you like it.

    Do you paint, by any chance?

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  11. OOOOOOOOOOOO!

    Hi Kate!

    Belated Merry Christmas!

    Now you've gone and done it!

    I need to PAINT A WATERCOLOR!!!! LOL!

    Hope you're having a great holiday season!

    I'm gonna try not to be such a stranger anymore!!!

    You're all my virtual family ya know! ;)

    HUGS! And stay warm!

    Me
    =)

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  12. Love those vibrant colours. Amazing to know they are watercolours. Not suprised you love it knowing your love of those marvellous colour in Mexico.

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  13. This print is the kind that triggers a lot of fantasies in ones mind. It reminds me of my childhood days.

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  14. I love Africa. I have been to South Africa twice. I wish I could live there!

    Happy New Year to you and to your family!

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  15. oh it is so lovely, the bright colours must be a friendly daily reminder of warm sunny days and the fascinating vibrancy of our "rainbow nation", as Archbishop Desmond Tutu called it!

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