Monday, August 15, 2011

Beach Rocks


These are some river rocks that I picked up from a beach in Oregon. I painted them per a request of one of my daughters. This is the first time I ever used acrylics. I love how they dry so quickly on the rock but I hate how quickly it dries on my palette.
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Thursday, August 11, 2011

I Break for Tea


This is this week's challenge for DPW we were supposed to paint our favorite mug. Since no photo was supplied I took my stuff outside into the sun and set up my own composition. I had never done that before! I enjoyed playing around with the objects. I then took a photo and printed it off and begun to paint. I LOVE tea and this is one of my favorites, Peachberry Jasmine Sutra which has a lovely color and smell. The big mug allows me to stick my face in it and smell it as well as taste it.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011

I'm Sill in Love With You


This was for the DPW Challenge. The challenge was to get the values correct. We were given a black and white photo and told to paint it then check our own painting in black and white to see if we got it right. I think I got the values pretty close .
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