Pittenweem Arts Festival 2013

Last year we had great weather, this year it was fantastic. The festival was very busy with people enjoying the beach as well as the artwork.

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Every artist gets a blue board with their venue number and I add a painted driftwood sign because my venue is split between the wash house and the shore path (under gazebos).

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This year the town was decorated with bicycles for Pittenweem In Bloom. At my venue we had a green bike and it was themed after Mary’s amazing garden.

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There was some time to relax and inspired by Vivian Maier I took a self portrant.

 

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Pansies, Watercolour

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I took my pot of pansies from the garden into the studio. This allowed me to work away with the advantages of the light not changing much throughout the day. I put them on my window sill which is just at nice level for me to paint while standing at my easel. I worked in watercolour and finished off with using neocolour water soluable wax pastels.