Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Let's Get Cozy

Another busy week, in a very busy month. It's great to paint again! I've struggled for days with various animal ideas for our upcoming exhibit " Fur, Fins, and Feathers", starting May 31st, at the Lafayette Gallery. It finally occurred to me that, perhaps, I need new brushes. Wow! What an improvement! After a trip to the art store, things became so much easier. New brushes make a huge difference. I did this lemon painting today, very quickly, so that I would have something to post this week. It's not the best work I've ever done, and it's certainly not an animal painting, but here we are!
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Glad to be Back

Glad to be back to painting. I wanted to finish at least one more painting of the gladiolus. Finally, after a very hectic week, I was able to get this little one done, last night. I did it quickly and without daylight, so I don't feel that it was my best, but at least something is done! So wonderful to get back to the easel!
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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Bursting Out

Yesterday, at Trader Joe's, I bought gladiolus buds. I was not sure of the exact colors, possibly purple and red. This morning they were starting to open, bright greens , bright reds, with yellow, and purple. The colors are overwhelmingly spring. It's just what I needed on a gray and rainy day!
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