Monet In A Minute!

Husb has been making time-lapse films of the paintings I have been doing with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook on Fridays. It’s the whole painting in a minute!!! I wish!!!! This is one by Claude Monet, the “Cliff At Grainval”. To be honest, it isn’t one of my favourites, but thereContinue reading “Monet In A Minute!”

Cutting My Losses

Sometimes things just don’t work and you have to decide whether to carry on struggling or cut your losses and pack it in. That’s where I am with this copy of Claude Monet’s “Landscape on the Ile Saint Martin (1881) that I started with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook last week.Continue reading “Cutting My Losses”

No More Faffing On Monet’s Cliffs

Another fake finished …. I’m on a roll here. This is a copy of Claude Monet’s “Cliff at Grainval” that I started with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook about a week and a half ago. I didn’t much like it, there are plenty of other works by Monet that I preferContinue reading “No More Faffing On Monet’s Cliffs”

Copying, Creativity, Cheese And Wine

I’m carrying on faking this Monet, “Cliffs At Grainval”, but it still needs more work. Not a lot, just a bit more faffing should do it. I started it on Friday with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook. He’s been running it weekly since lockdown began over a year ago and it’sContinue reading “Copying, Creativity, Cheese And Wine”

Friday Fakery

It’s Friday again so I joined in with the weekly Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook at lunchtime. It’s run by painter Ed Sumner who has kept it going every week since lockdown started. Today’s fake is “Cliff At Grainval”, a painting from 1882 by Claude Monet. I’m about half way through. A ChanceContinue reading “Friday Fakery”

Finished Faffing And Faking

I finished Friday’s fake with minimum faffing this week. I paint along with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club each week and I usually spend a few hours over the weekend finishing the paintings. But this week I only did about half an hour extra. This composition, Monet’s “San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk”, isContinue reading “Finished Faffing And Faking”

A Bit Of Faff

It’s Friday so it’s faking day with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook. Today we painted Monet’s “San Giorgio Maggiore At Dusk“. The original was donated to the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff by Gwendoline Davies. I used Liquitex Heavy Body acrylic paint onto a prepared canvas. I’ve done a lotContinue reading “A Bit Of Faff”

Flicking And Faking

Today I finished faking one of Monet’s waterlily paintings that I started last Friday with the Cheese and Wine Painting Club over on Facebook. What I really liked about this one was learning to apply paint in different ways, not just using a brush. I used my fingers to smear, nails to scratch, a ragContinue reading “Flicking And Faking”

Faking Friday, Murky Monet

What number is this fake? I think it’s 34. That’s a lot of painting, paint and canvasses since I started back last Spring with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club over on Facebook. Every Friday lunchtime is a different painting by a famous artist to fake in an hour and a half. I’ve neverContinue reading “Faking Friday, Murky Monet”

Faking And Baking … Again

I finished this fake Monet today – Tulip Fields. I started it the Friday before last in Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club and it’s taken me a while, but that’s the trouble with the Impressionists – all those little dots and dashes take ages. And Husb did some baking today – our firstContinue reading “Faking And Baking … Again”