Friday, March 24, 2017

Foggy Day. . . .Sunrise at Fountain and Shadows, Mallard Ducks, Squirrrel

 I made the picture and didn't like, to I made it a 
Foggy Day.
 I used Pastels, Ink and gesso. Sundown in the country. Thank you Kristin and Eva for Paint Party Friday. Always fun, learning, happy experience. Be sure and visit more artists.

Thank you for visiting and commenting. I look forward to visiting you, albeit still trying to get used to the move and all that goes with it.

 Sunrise on the fountain with Shadows.
 Mallards, a couple, swim in the fountain.
 Purple trees around the city.
 Pink Flowers planted.
 Squirrel on my Patio eating a Peanut Breakfast.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. ~ Albert Szent-Gyogyi

Friday, March 17, 2017

Watercolor Farm and Horse pictures


Water color Farm. . .Corral in the back for the horses. . .Palm Tree. Sundown/Dusk.
Thank you Kristin and Eva for your time and efforts with the Paint Party Friday Blog. . AND Thank you all for visiting and commenting.  Your Art blogs are fun and I learn so much about products and techniques from you all.

Horse is rolling over . . .
 . . .and over didn't get his feet up in the air 
and scratching his back. . .poor thing.
 Now he's getting up. . .the other horse paid no attention.
 Monkey Flower in someone's garden.
 Mr. and Mrs. Mallard Duck.
 Moon over Tulsa.
Moon Close up.
Continue to share your heart with people, even if it's broken. Amy Poehler

Friday, March 10, 2017

Aligator at Sundown. . .Watercolor

Watercolor, ink, and pastels . . .Alligator reminds me of FL. I still miss it. I painted this earlier in the week and took the Sunset picture below last night. I paint it . . .it happens. . .

Thank you Kristin and Eva for Paint Party Friday. . .a place where there are many wonderful artists and lots of different art to see and learn about.  Thank you for visiting.  Busy week, we have a new baby in the family. . .second picture.

 Tulsa OK Sunset last night.
 New Family Member
 He likes to sit in the window. . . GAZ named after favorite
movie character. . . love the actor.
 He is a very sweet Kittah.
 Clouds, Plane and trail.
 Sun Beams and Clouds at Twilight.
 More Clouds and Sunset.
 Squirrel grabs peanut and heads for his favorite 
Breakfast Place.
 Our Mallard Ducks are back. . .Female and Male.
They are in the fountain.
 Bird comes to check out the food.
 Always Smile. Life isn’t always full of reasons to smile, but your smile itself is a reason for others to smile too.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Experimenting with different routines. . .basically Watercolor

 I used watercolor for the picture then added a large stamp with writing on it . . .experimenting with different kinds of techniques. . . finding out what I can do.  Thank you Eva and Kristin for Paint Party Friday with fun and adventurous artists. Thank you for the comments and help. I appreciate and value your opinions.

 Huge tree in the backyard that has bloomed for awhile.
 Different sorts of Clouds around.
 . . .and the mouse ran up the tree. . . .
 But fell down. . .now they both are very still. . .
as Gracie lays in wait.
Forget failure, remembering only the lessons learned, be thankful for them, and strain forward.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Painting and Photograph taken last night.

Most of the painting is done with pastels. . but I also used Prismacolor pencils. 
I used this painting on January 13, 2017 for Paint Party Friday. . . .
Not realizing how much like a real sunset it was.

My photo of this evenings Sunset shows the similarities
. . . between painting and reality.
Thank you Kristin and Eva for Paint Party Friday and Thank you for comments from everyone. I try to get around to see all of you. Moving and being in a new place has been difficult. But I'll get there.

I did something fun today. . .I saw the movie La La Land. . .excellent. I cried and cried. . .but it was a marvelous movie. Then I watched Nashville tonight (spoiler) and altogether I Cried A River today.
More Sunset Clouds
 . . .very strong colors. .
 . . .looking West.
 . . .and Clouds from the movie theatre.
 Different clouds in this section of Tulsa.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Puffin watercolor vs Pencil/Pastels and a 2015 Puffin picture

 Pencil and Pastels
My daughter likes one and I like the other. . .still trying to learn Watercolor and still fall back to using Pencils and Pastels. Saw a photography show of Puffins. . . wanted to paint one.

I have 2 Puffin pictures I painted 
Baby Puffin. .. .2015 

Thank you Paint Party Friday . . .Eva and Kristin for hosting a most marvelous place to learn, teach, be part of. . .Be sure and see the wonderful artists who participate.

I also enjoy photography. . .of all nature in my life now.
I have been a doll maker and I wanted to make an old woman.
Purple dress, Purple nail polish, Purple hair and High Heels.
 Feb 9 ushered in Spring in Tulsa, OK.
. . .and sure enough, there are signs already.
Believe in the Robins, not the groundhogs.
 Full Moon through the Trees.
 Plane over head.
 Plane Trail.
 Another Plane Trail at Sundown (pink) twilight.
 Squirrel on Patio outside my bedroom window.
 2 Horses in pasture outside Barn.
 “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Roald Dahl