Wednesday, July 4, 2012

My Neighborhood


Let's start with my neighborhood!  I painted this watercolor of my neighborhood for a "7 Days In May" project in an online watercolor class I was taking.  It was given by Vinita Pappas, a wonderful artist and teacher.  There are "Every Day In May" (EDM) projects online.  Many examples on Flickr.  Our street has tall palm trees as many in the Los Angeles area do.  They were planted for the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics.  In recent years the palms on our street have become home to a local flock of parrots, hundreds of them.  When they come to roost for the night it can get very noisy but of course they are fun to watch.  I really enjoyed painting this since it's so close to home!

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  1. Beautiful work Sherry. We took the Vinita Papas online course at the same time. I hope you are doing well.

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    1. Hi Tom, of course I remember you from Vinita's class. She is doing a workshop starting July 11. Check out Create38.com.

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  2. I will follow with interest Sherry, love the depth the Palm trees give this one, we dont have Palm Trees here...

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    1. Thank you Roy! This is an exciting venture.

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  3. welcome to blogland Sherry, a great first post - look forward to seeing your page develop - following!

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    1. Thank you Sharon. I think this will be fun!

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  4. Nice work Sherry. Good to see you here.
    http:// glenapp.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Brian! Great to see all of you friends as I get this going.

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  5. Good Luck with your Blog Sherry. Looking forward to seeing how this develops with all your lovely work. Enjoy your weekend. Laura x

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    1. Thank you Laura! I owe you for the Push! :-)

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  6. Very beautiful picture. Love the subtle shadows and the light.

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