Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Inspired by Watercolors

I like the impressionistic style of painting and I like the watercolors colors flow and dance together. The paintings children create in Waldorf classrooms are so peaceful and beautiful. I like to use this loose style of "painting" the dresses on my needle felted dolls.

Apple blossoms start out dark pink and then lighten to white.

I think her dress looks very much like a Waldorf painting.

She was one of my first fairies. I had dyed wool and as the colors were laying to dry, I noticed how they were the colors of the sunset and was inspired to create her. 

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