Monthly Archives: August 2015

Beach scene 

Children playing blocked in, ocean waves calmed a little.  I’m happy with the amount of painting I’ve done today.  I probably won’t be able to work on this for a few weeks.      Advertisements

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    Beach scene?

i have the beach…. I need to add the people, I’m a bit stuck on what, where & how.  I’m going to take a break step back & think.   

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Sail boat painting

I am finished this one (for now). Critiques always appreciated   

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Acrylic technique workshop

i attended a workshop today.  We used acrylic paints & matte medium on watercolour paper.  We used a lot of water…  (It was out of control).  I think I’ll keep using oil paints.  I’m just learning & figuring out what … Continue reading

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How to paint a parakeets

Originally posted on A JOURNEY INTO THE MAGIC OF CREATIVITY:
Have fun and paint a parakeet, today I will explain how I think when I paint the bird. And I start with the parakeet because it is not to difficult. I found a photo I…

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Coffee Break

This is another lesson from Hall Groats.  I like these lessons.  I promised myself I would complete these courses.  I am also getting used to these new inexpensive water soluable oils (Lukas Berlin).  They seem a gooey out of the … Continue reading

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Lemons?

These are supposed to be lemons.  This is another Hall Groat class.  I’ll need to add details but I definitely need to give it time to dry.  I used Lukas Berlin water soluable oils for the first time.  I like … Continue reading

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Oreos & milk

This is another lesson from Hall Groats.  This was fun!  I need to leave it alone but,    I keep walking back in the room & tweaking it.  I used a lot of linseed oil so it is very wet.  I … Continue reading

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Tiny painting

I recently joined a group called artist trading cards.  We send one 2.5 x 3.5 inch painting every month to a different  random artist each month.  This is my first painting.  It is oils so I hope it is dry … Continue reading

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