Friday, January 20, 2017

Mixed Media Minimalist

 Another minimalist painting in Mixed Media. I first used Modeling gel on the ACEO. . then water color. However, I did use some pastel and acrylic, but very little. I am having a time getting used to it. . .I cannot stop using pastels and loving them.

Thanks so much Kristin and Eva for hosting this wonderful Paint Party Friday every week. I appreciate all who visit and the comments you make. It helps me know that I should keep going. Thank you again. I try to visit as many of you each week as I can. It feels like I'll never get every box unpacked. . . but it is coming along.

 Squirrel on the Fence. . .in the backyard.
 Comes around to my house. . .Little Beggar.
 Yep. . .hungry. . .
 Horse in the pasture in the backyard.
 Been awhile, but we had an awesome Sundown.
 Sundown in with the dark clouds.
 Sometime I get to see . . .
 . .an Awesome vision.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong. Chilton Pearce


  1. I say if you love pastels use 'em! That sunset is just lovely, and Happy PPF!

  2. Hi Janet...I love to paint ACEOs and this one is lovely! I paint in acrylics and really love the look. You love pastels...go with what you are comfortable with.

    Your photos are gorgeous!!!

    Beast Wishes

  3. Love your minimalist paintings, beautiful sky and nature shots too ~ thanks,

    Wishing you a Happy Weekend ~ ^_^

  4. I love the idea of using the modeling gel before you watercolor! Happy PPF:)

  5. I really like these minimalist paintings of yours. It leave the imagination to take you any where. Very lovely photos too.

  6. Your minimalist paintings really evoke a feeling of peace and tranquility.....

  7. Fabulous sunset color in that sky!! Nice minimalist painting, too :)

  8. Hi Janet! I like your mixed-media ACEO. I have never tried pastels and it seems that everyone loves them. Maybe I could get an inexpensive set and try them out.
    The pictures around your home are beautiful! What a cute squirrel(s) and I love that statue in front of your house! Happy PPF and have a great week! Hugs, Rasz

  9. Very pretty painting... that is a big squirrel! Love those sky photos...I could see you painting one with the tree in it...gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!

    Hugs Giggles

  10. Nice painting and thanks for transporting me to your sunsets

    Have a happy weekend

    much love...

  11. I love pastels tto, but only use them May to October, then use oil or watercolor/mixed media. Your paintings are always so peaceful. Your photos this week are beautiful You are so blessed to live where you can see horses and other animals around you.

  12. Love your first creation. Reminds me of our Swedish flag. Yellow on blue. :) Beautiful.

  13. Lovely aceo! I like your squirrel visitor.

  14. Great minimalist painting, Janet. And I love the sunset photos. So gorgeous.