Friday, August 26, 2011

Happy paint party friday!

Another week has flown by, I was determined to finish somethig instead of starting something new but it was not to be, I started another watercolor and almost finished it. I can't even show you though as it's still at work and I am not yet. so here's a few of the started painting's I have waiting to be worked on... All I've done is her hair and the balloons...


This is how I do my watercolors, I rarely do much wet into wet  and I use this same tiny brush for usually the whole painting. I HAVE other brushes so I don't know why I never pick the others up. My paints are actually much cleaner than usual, most of the time there's actually mixed colors all over the lid as well. Nothing fancy here.

And here's the other one I started a while ago...in ACRYLIC! Only have the clouds done so far...






The theme for the sketchbook challenge this month was everyday objects so I did a few quick sketches in my tiny book. I found I don't like sketching man made objects as much as nature....



and as we've had a busy week here... the earthquake where we evacuated our building; a dentist appt. which I panic about, I hate dentists;and  I won the alpacateam challenge again! Yeah, so much fun!; and then there was sending my daughter back to college and such: so....I didn't needlefelt again, surprise surprise, but before she left she made this cute pin!


I made it to all the paint party friday sites last week I think, but I apologize as I did not get to all the creative friday ones or all the fiber art friday ones. There's just so much cool stuff to see and only so much time!

Have a great week,

26 comments:

  1. I really do adore the sketches. Your clouds look beautiful and I can't wait to see the finished acrylic painting.

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  2. Wonderfully creative work in progress ~ I tend to want to used one brush ~ thanks for sharing ~ You one busy woman!
    namaste, Carol Happy PPF (Share the Creative Journey)

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  3. Lovely pieces as always. I try to get around everyone on PPF every week but there are so many!! Well done!

    I think lots of us have a favourite brush - I know I often think to myself "why am I using this when I have a bigger one that could do the job in half the time!!"

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  4. Wonderful work...always fun to experiment and play! Love the sketchbook challenge sketches!

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  5. Can't wait to see all the finished paintings. Love the new acrylic.
    Isn't it funny how we gravitate to one brush, or tool? I have a favorite 3/4 round brush, and if it ever wears out I'll be distraught.

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  6. Wow Andrea, what a creative week! Love all of these - especially the creek rocks and flowers. Looking forward to seeing more of the WIPs!

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  7. your watercolors are fun! so what's up with falling ladies?

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  8. lovely work in your sketchbook!

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  9. I love seeing your WIP's ad I can't wait to see the new falling lady completed!

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  10. Lovely! I think your work conveys the mood you are in when you paint. How lucky you are!

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  11. Another wonderfully creative week - I love the variety you share with us! Your paintings are always beautiful (even in the beginning stages) and it is so fun to get a glimpse into your sketchbook!

    xo
    Kristin

    p.s. Your daughter's fish pin has me craving little cheesy crackers!

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  12. Lovely art!! The pin is absolutely adorable, too. Happy Friday!!

    Jess

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  13. beautiful work!!! HAppy weekend!!

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  14. Love the sketch book stuff!!! can't wait to see the finished lady in the clouds :)

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  15. wonderful painting of the dreamy girl...and I hear ya about being busy lately me too just got my son all settled into a new apartment in Chicago. now I am back home after a family reunion in the Smokies...It was fun but I missed my routine a little back to art work or should I say art play...
    KAT Griffin

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  16. I felt the earthquake, too. I evacuated, but about 20 minutes after it was over, and while everyone else was already out.

    You're so talented ... I wish I could draw! I've tried so many times. I'd love to sit somewhere with a sketchbook!

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  17. Oh earthquakes are mega scary, huh! Been through lots growing up in So Ca! Your paintings and scetches are great! I love your clouds, and your daughter's pin is awesome!!!

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  18. Well, I think you did/do an amazing job with manmade objects. I wish I could get mine to look that great! :D Hugs

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  19. Wow! what fantastic paintings come from such humble paints :) You are fabulous. Love all the wip's. Stay safe!

    xx Jaime

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  20. The acrylic one is going to be wonderful when it's finished. The sketch book is great too.

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  21. Wonderful sketches and felting, I love your beautiful work, Happy PPF, Annette x

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  22. Love your fish! and the falling ladies of course. Happy FAF!

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  23. I adore your sketchbook! But all your work is fabulous! The little goldfish is super cute!! Great work going on here! Happy late PPF! :-)

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  24. a great collection of work and work in progress this week too! I love your daughter's cute felt pin and the sketches you did in ink and watercolour are lovely.

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  25. I love your sketches and that felt fishy!!! Wishing you a great week. Happy PPF!

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