Friday, August 1, 2014

2 wild beasts and a lovely birthday card

Endangered Series - Jaguar WIP

Birthday Card
 My "baby" brother asked if I would paint a jaguar as part of my "endangered" series and I started it this week.  I love that he is at a giant scratching post - kitties big and small, domesticated and wild share so many characteristics.  On the right is a lovely birthday card - sorry I took so long to post this - from my friend and former recruit for Stampin' UP!  Former in that I am no longer a demonstrator.  You can see her beautiful work here.  The last image below is of my dangerous cranky diva - our Boston Terrier.  We rescued her 3.5 years ago and she is a pip!  A definite personality and keeps me laughing with her craziness!  And she is fierce - if anything bigger than her approaches when we are walking - she is a beast to be contended with.  In the house - not so much!  Thanks for visiting me today - I am linking to Paint Party Friday.  Go over and visit this fabulous collection of artists from around the world. Have a blessed and creative day.

Wild and dangerous Boston Terrier

Friday, July 25, 2014

A rhino and an angel

Are we there yet?
My finished baby rhino - I used acrylic paints, oil pastels,charcoal and Pan Pastels.  Maybe you're not supposed to use the oil pastels with acrylic paint - I never learned all the rules.  I have named the painting "are we there yet?"  The top photo is truer to the color than the close-up which looks a little washed out.  The angel below was a paint over (like a do over) and her face and body seemed to just appear - so here she is.   Acrylic paint, Pan Pastels and charcoal.  Don't have a name for her yet.  Can you think of one?

Love doing a series - gives me all kind of ideas for other paintings.  I am so glad you stopped by.  I will be linking with Paint Party Friday and hope you will visit this website to see all the wonderful art.  Thanks to Eva and Kristin who faithfully host this site every week.  Have a blessed and creative weekend!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Week 6 (last week) of Summer of Color 2014

I was running out of time but absolutely wanted to finish.  So I doodled this heart to say that I LOVE the SOC challenge.

Thank you so much Kristin (here) for all the time you have put into this - we all had so much fun with the colors and loved seeing what everyone else had done.  Sorry about the fuzzy photo.

I just hope this doesn't mean that summer is over (LOL).  Thanks for stopping by and have a weekend full of color!