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Not sure who i said i would blog my hall windows to, but here they are anyway. The colour of the sunflower is stronger than the photo. I painted these years ago now and they have not faded at all
6th Jun 2006, 18:45   | tags:,,

paintist says:

I love the Iris in the bottom pic, nice sinuous leaves... what a lovely door.....
oops i assumed they are in a door....

6th Jun 2006, 18:50

FilbertFox says:

yes, the sunflower is in the window next to the door. i am think about painting a garden scene on the landing window to go with the butterflies etc my sister made for my birthday. I would like real stained glass, but this is cheaper!

6th Jun 2006, 18:56

paintist says:

cheaper and no one else can have one.... I like the idea of hanging the creatures near a painted window.... Is the leadwork the stuff you can buy on a roll, or painted on?

6th Jun 2006, 18:59

FilbertFox says:

the stuff on a roll. it is very good, the whole thing is like paint by numbers its great! I will have to find a simple design to copy i have no artistic skill!

6th Jun 2006, 19:04

paintist says:

for line drawings, and as starting points for various projects, i have found childrens colouring books have some good pics.......

6th Jun 2006, 19:11

FilbertFox says:

oh i hadn't thought of that....now to find me some child i can nick a colouring book from

6th Jun 2006, 19:13

paintist says:

one like this...

6th Jun 2006, 19:15

FilbertFox says:

you star!

6th Jun 2006, 19:16

Ashlea says:

Or just get me to provide the pics, as I did before

6th Jun 2006, 19:49

FilbertFox says:

no you didn't! the door flowers came as a template with the paints, and i got the sunflower from the web and enlarged it to fit

7th Jun 2006, 08:07

JokerXL says:

So there!

Nice job FF, looks great!

7th Jun 2006, 09:42

Ashlea says:

No you didn't, I sorted the sunflower out for you because you couldn't work the computer programme.

So there!

10th Jun 2006, 02:13

FilbertFox says:

funny things childhood memories.......

10th Jun 2006, 11:15

Ashlea says:

No, I remember clearly, it wasn't that long ago!

11th Jun 2006, 09:12

redhead4304 says:

These are stunning!!!
I think my favourite is the Iris at the bottom... the basic lines in it remind me of a Van Gogh.

14th Jun 2006, 16:18