Thursday, September 8, 2011

IN THE MOOD TO PAINT

After dipping a brush in the paint can for awhile yesterday (while painting my cupboard), I got in the mood to work on a painting for the living room. 

I LOVE GETTING THIS STUFF OUT!!!  

LOVE IT!

I know it's going to be a great day ahead when my paints, brushes, and a fresh canvas are sitting there, waiting.


Anyway.

Once the old cupboard left the room, I rearranged things a bit, and there was the perfect spot for a new painting.   I wanted to do a painting in the style of a French painter I like.   That style is very free-form, flowing, and impressionistic, with just the suggestion of flowers.  Mine is set against a meadowy and blue sky background, with pink and white flowers.  

First some close-ups of different sections of the painting, because you can't see the good stuff unless you get close!


 I used a palette knife for the majority of the painting.  I love the nubby texture here and there, and the faint whisks the palette knife leaves behind when you adjust the pressure.
And here it is, right where it belongs!  
Such a relaxing way to spend these beautiful, autumn afternoons!  A little music, some open windows, cool breezes, and my paints and brushes.  

PURE BLISS!


2 comments:

Carla said...

I absolutely love your painting and would like to know more about the artist that inspired your creation!
You are a very talented and creative person! It makes my day to get an update from your studio on your latest project.

Boom said...

Just love it; flowers in the mist. I love your projects. I am taking a break from painting this week, but this makes me excited to pick up my brush!!!

YOU COULD MAKE THAT IS ON FACEBOOK!

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