Friday Challenge: The Biggest Day of My Life: one day in Paris


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“Arc de Triomphe” by @stef1

 

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Hello my dear Steemians and Art Fans,

 

That was very busy week and I had so little time for doing Art, nevertheless I thought that I prepare something for this Friday challenge.

When I heard the topic I thought that this is a dream that probably everyone would have, starting with childhood time when we read all the adventure books like A. Dumas The Three Musketeers we all dreamed to visit France and Paris once in our life.

But another reason was an impressive architecture many of them, one of my favourite is The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, when we see the holiday this is one of the place with the flag placed in centre of the arch.

That is why one of the surprise that my hubby made a spontaneous trip for weekend to visit beautiful city of Europe.

That was my dream to do this painting already for many years but never had time therefore this is now my contribution to the challenge that I specially made and was working last 3 days and finished last night.

 

I hope this is still not too late to submit it and that you like this version of Watercolor painting.

 

 

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My step-by-step process:

 

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The finished painting:

 

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Watercolor painting “Arc de Triomphe” by @stef1
Rough watercolour textured paper 30x40 cm, paper weight 300 gsm, watercolours colours in pans and tubes, flat and round brushes

 


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I hope you enjoyed my post and thank you for viewing :-)

 

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Comments 17


Hi @stef1! Thanks for sharing this piece of art and the process of creating it! The Arc brings back lots of great memories. THANKS A LOT

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05.06.2020 09:01
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Thank you for your attention and I am really glad that you like my painting and also a fan of this historical heritage.

I am really honored for the reward and wish you to make many more people happy :)

05.06.2020 17:14
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I love Paris..Beautiful drawing!

05.06.2020 10:10
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Hi @sardrt, thank you for you nice comment. This is the place where I think for us who do not live or see such beauty daily it is like a dream, the city, architecture, bakery, coffee. Maybe for many of us good because only then we appreciate it :)

05.06.2020 17:22
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I have been to Paris many times and will return as soon as possible. For me, it is an extraordinary city that gives me back three years of life every time I go there: museums, parks, architecture, its cuisine ... everything, I love everything about Paris.

05.06.2020 18:04
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Paris is said to be one of the most romantic cities to visit @stef1
Your painting is lovely :D

05.06.2020 17:27
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05.06.2020 22:41
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Thank you too @steemcurator01 for stopping by. Looking forward to new topics :)

08.06.2020 19:48
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This picture is very impressive! I am particularly struck by the clear drawing of the architecture. This is so difficult to do with watercolors, at least I rarely get it. What a good you are artist !

Good luck to you Steph and creative inspiration for new beautiful paintings!

05.06.2020 22:45
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Thank you @singa for comment, I love architecture and to do it in watercolor that is the most enjoyable medium :)

08.06.2020 19:49
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beautiful work my friend

06.06.2020 03:25
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Thank you @betzaelcorvo for lovely comment :)

08.06.2020 19:49
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Wow I love this painting @stef1 !
I really want to go there someday. Hopefully this pandemic will disappear and everything will go back to normal so that we can travel somewhere else especially in Paris. Thank you for your painting, it's like you brought me to one of my dream places. :)

06.06.2020 23:46
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Agree, this is wonderful place and still has so much of history in every single corner. Hope the quarantine will come down and people will have a chance to travel again :)

08.06.2020 19:50
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Amazing artwork, Stef! I love the level of detail you achieved within the arc. I'm sure you enjoyed it a lot! Paris looks so magic to me hahaha having the chance to go and learn about the city's rich history would be awesome.

08.06.2020 03:55
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Thank you for stopping by @siucatti, my favorite topic and of course this beautiful subject made my work enjoyable :)

08.06.2020 19:51
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