Friday, February 14, 2014

Changes in Ocean scene and New Journal page


Paint Party Friday is a fun place to play and visit.  Each artist has something to show and teach. The videos are so informative.  Be sure to visit as many artists as you can each week.  Thank you Kristin and Eva for hosting and being so much a part of our fun, learning and teaching experiences.

I added pebbles and a birds.

I used pastels on most of the picture.  The bird is drawn with Prismacolor black pen .005 and prismacolor pencils.  

I appreciated the comments and suggestions. I think this looks much better. My seagull now has a mate. If you follow my other blog, you will see some of the different birds I've been photographing. They are new to the canal I walk to every day.

 The Documented Life Project Art Journal is progressing.  I finally caught  up and completed Weeks 6 and 7.  First we had to take a Pinterest picture for inspiration.  I choose a cottage (picture included in far left bottom corner). Since I am still looking for it and it is still in my heart, this picture spoke to me.

We had to use a symbol over and over.  Those hearts represent the number of years I've been dreaming, hoping and looking for the yellow cottage.  I used pastels and prismacolor pencils.  I only drew part of the house.

Picture is from Tammy Northrup's blog, My Flower Journal and it is a picture of a cottage at Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Blessings,
Janet




14 comments:

  1. Very nice. Your seagull picture is so soft. I love your cottage picture, that is something I have never really done. It intimidates me in a lot of ways. Someday. You have inspired me. Thank you!

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  2. Happy Valentines!

    such a nice painting and a lovely page in the flower journal too!

    Happy PPF!

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  3. Love the additions to your painting Janet and your smashing cottage. Happy PPF, Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Great illustrations! Love that little seagull. :)

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  5. I like the sweet whimsy nature of your paintings! Happy PPF

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  6. I love how your yellow dream-cottage always comes back in your art .... Wonderful idea about the hearts too!

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  7. Nice scene, if I tell you to better appreciate your work would need larger image with pastel colors, I use a notebook computer. Saludos

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  8. Your top scene has a nice balance to it now. Good choices. I hope you find your yellow cottage. I remember that photo from Tammy's blog-what a gorgeous place.

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  9. The ocean scene is so sweet - I like that minimal feeling - soft and so restful. Yet the eye is drawn to your little bird and the boat. The cottage is a fun illustration. Great job

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  10. You have added some elements and it looks lovely.
    HPPF :)

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  11. Your art is sweet and lovely!

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  12. Janet , adore the little seagull. I think he has become the star of the seashore.This painting is perfect!

    Annabelle

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  13. I now love the beach! A wise decision!

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  14. I am really like this piece. The high heel, lady with hat and butterfly perfect. Well done
    Nicole/Beadwright

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