Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Back At It - Painting #12

"Blue Pitcher"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)
I've been traveling and haven't been home much this week until today.  I have a client who may be interested in purchasing this painting, so I'm not putting it up for auction unless they're not interested.  This is my #12 in Leslie Saeta's "30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge."  

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Painting #11 - "Yellow Slip"



"Yellow Slip"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)


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This is a piece of redware pottery decorated with yellow slip made at Old Sturbridge Village.  I love redware pottery and have a small collection.

I know I won't be able to post a finish painting tomorrow as I have a hectic schedule, but hopefully I'll see you on Tuesday.  Have a good start to the week!  Thank you for visiting.


(what this painting could look
like when framed)


Saturday, September 13, 2014

Painting #10 - "Big Blue"

"Big Blue"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord) 

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This is my 10th painting in Leslie Saeta's "30 Day Painting Challenge."  Thank you for stopping by.


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like when framed)






Friday, September 12, 2014

Back In The Saddle



"Bittersweet"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)

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As you know, I finished my commission and my client picked it up this morning.  It's a gift, so hopefully it's well-received.  Now that that's complete, I'm back at the 30 in 30.  Here's my #9.  Now I'm out of sync with the dates and have to keep telling my OCD self that that's okay.  Ha!  :)

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like when framed)

Thursday, September 11, 2014

We Interrupt This Program . . .

"Azul"
8" x 8"
(watercolor on aquabord)

Well today's painting is not exactly part of my planned "30 Day Challenge" paintings, but I finished it today nonetheless and will post it on Leslie's blog.  That counts right?

This is the commission I've been working on. It's a surprise, so shhhhh . . . (I think it's a safe bet Azul's parents don't read my blog, so that's why I'm posting it even though it's a surprise).  This isn't the best photo of the finished painting as it's dark out and I just couldn't get all the colors to read well nor could I get good clarity -- but I think it's much better in person.  The staining in the background works much better in real life.  I really enjoyed working on this gentle little lady.  I hope her Mum & Dad will be pleased.  :)

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

#9 - Work In Progress



In between working on these small "Challenge" paintings, I'm also working on a commission.  So I haven't been able to finish this 9th painting yet.  I may not even finish it tomorrow, as I have a deadline looming.  Like the title of master watercolorist, Chris Beck's blog states: "I'm Painting As Fast As I Can."  :)

Have a great day.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Day off


My plate is really full this month and so I've given myself permission to take time off from Leslie Saeta's 30 Day Challenge if I need it.  Even God took a day off, right?  Although I don't know that painting a painting a day is equivalent to creating . . . well, EVERYTHING.  Ha!  But seriously,  I think 25 paintings would be perfect actually, because I love the square.  My paintings are square and 25 would give me a 5 x 5 square of paintings.  :)   

So instead here is a recap of my paintings so far. I like them all together.  Yippee!  See you tomorrow.

Thanks for swinging by.  

Monday, September 8, 2014

#8 - "Monday Moonshine"

"Monday Moonshine"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)

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Thank you for viewing my work.


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like when framed)

#7 - "Chatting With Kathy"

"Chatting with Kathy"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)

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You may be wondering about the name of this painting. Well, ​I was on the phone with my friend, Kathy, while I painted this. I got a late start on this one, and technically finished it at 1 in the morning on Monday. I could've named it "Missed Due Date" but I thought "Chatting with Kathy" was a nicer memory. This is #7 of Leslie Saeta's "30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge."

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like when framed)

Saturday, September 6, 2014

#6 - Uncle


"Uncle"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on paper)

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You're probably wondering why I've named this painting "Uncle." Well, I'll tell you.  I was very close to calling Uncle" on this one before finishing it.  I really feel like I've lost my painting mojo.  The last few paintings have really been tough.  And it's early in the game . . .  oh boy.  

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(what this painting could
look like when framed)

Friday, September 5, 2014

#5 - Corked

"Corked"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)

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I struggled with this one (just like the last one) . . . but managed to finish it up just before I headed off for dinner with my husband's brother, sister-in-law and two nephews for a fun evening.  Those little boys crack me up.  One of them had me scratching his ears like dog, to which he responded:  "aaaah, that's the spot."  Ha!

I'm back now -- uploading my images and ready for bed.  Thank you for visiting.

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like when framed)

Thursday, September 4, 2014

#4 - Little Brown Jug

"Little Brown Jug"
6" x 6"
(watercolor on aquabord)

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Tonight's post is going to be brief.  It's past my bedtime.  I struggled with this one today.  Got a late start as I had some other obligations to attend to and then it gave me trouble.  Thank you, little brown jug.  :)  I think I'm finally satisfied.

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(what this painting could look
like when framed)