Monthly Archives: May 2015

Painting chairs in Greece and France!

Chairs can make an interesting focal point for a painting. The following watercolours are of buildings in French and Greece. The sun not only creates strong shadows against the wall behind, but leads to the subtle bleaching of the chairs themselves. … Continue reading

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Different types of obstetric ultrasound scans – 2D, 3D, 4D

Baby scan, ultrasound or sonogram are different ways of describing the images produced by hospital scanning systems of the developing baby. I am commissioned to paint pictures of these scans by so it’s probably worth touching on some of the options open to you. Standard … Continue reading

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Details of an English street, the old and the new together

These paintings are mainly of houses in St Albans, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The buildings are generally very old, but the mix of the old and new makes the pictures more interesting. I could have chosen to completely miss out the telephone … Continue reading

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Italy in watercolours – paintings by Rebecca Jelbert

The buildings of Italy are full of texture and colour. Crumbling plaster, fading paintwork, slatted blinds and exposed brickwork all add to the beauty of these beautiful facades. Terracotta roof tiles are a favourite of mine, but it’s important not to put in too … Continue reading

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