|Blaze of Glory|
10"x10" Oil on Museum Board
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Well, I had good intentions of 30 days of painting, but......
Despite all of my best efforts
I managed to catch my husband's head cold
that had me down for the count last week.
On top of that, I've had, as we say in the world of painting,
3 wipers in a row.
Meaning 3 of my last 4 paintings have been not what
I was hoping for and either have been wiped clean
or now sit in the unfinished pile.
With all of that I decided to go back to an old faithful subject,
Meet "Blaze of Glory"
Quite the regal Fella of Fire!
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Saturday, January 19, 2013
|Glass Study #6 ~ Blue & Green Glass|
8"x8" Oil on Archival Board
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Making just a little more progress rendering glass
in oil paints!
Glass Study #6 I believe is my best one so far.
Though I have started study #7 so stay tuned.
Some of my astute artist friends, if you look closely
or go to the larger view
you may notice a few brush strokes (shhh, don't tell)
I know, another traditional painting AND brush strokes!
Can you believe it???
Sadly, I have fallen off the wagon of 30 days of painting.
However, the reason for this was because I was
in Scottsdale AZ
going from gallery to gallery viewing LOTS of art.
So in a way I was painting with my eyes and memories,
does that count? I am going for it. :-)
I am back home now and back to the paints with lots of
inspiration and ideas!
We shall see what these ideas turn into?
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Sunday, January 13, 2013
|Glass Study #5|
Green Glass with Pink Flowers
6"x6" Oil on Archival Board
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If you get my newsletter you know that I have been
Longing to paint glass.
With a LOT of patience and a LOT practice
I am slowly making progress.
Also, this is as about as Traditional as I get.
I think this is only my 2nd traditional painting in over 3 years!
I am actually pretty pleased with it and have
definitely made progress
painting of glass.
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Monday, January 7, 2013
|Sun #2 ~ Untitled|
10"x10" Oil on Archival Board
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Painting #2 from 30 days of painting.
Still in the need of the
so I did what I do best, paint the sun.
This one took on a completely Different Twist
from the previous sun's but I REALLY like it.
What do you think?
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
8"x8" Original Oil painting
To View the Heart of My Art
A fellow artist has put out a challenge to do
30 paintings in 30 days
to start off the New Year.
Originally I was not going to do this challenge as I am
NOT a paint a painting in a day person.
However, the point of the challenge is more to get yourself back into the studio
and paint daily. So I am challenging myself to paint
daily for the next 30 days.
To get things started off I turned to my friend and favorite subject to paint
No matter what mood I am in, or how non-creative I am feeling
I can Always manage to paint the Sun.
So for Day One, I did manage to do a painting in a day.
Since I wasn't planning on doing the challenge I hadn't
prepped my website for links and such.
Please bear with me while I put on the computer geek hat and provide
you with better links to view these challenge paintings
in larger versions.
since I have no title for this painting, if something comes to mind please
either post a comment on Facebook or leave your suggestion in the
Comment Box below.