Wednesday, 17 December 2008

I have been allowed 5 minutes on the computer at last!

Well it is really turning out to be difficult to find the time to blog and paint. I don't know how everyone else does it. The Christmas shopping is all done at last and my grandchildren are coming to stay next week. They particularly like to use my watercolour pencils and crayons for the magic paint effect. I am sure they are both budding artists.
I have attempted my first watercolour of a puss. It belongs to my son's girlfriend. Hope she likes it. Still needs some finishing touches. I wish I had made it smaller and made the background less defined.
Happy Christmas to anyone who might read this and bye for now.

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Where has all the time gone?

As Christmas gets nearer, there seems to be less time to fit everything in. There is still shopping to be done, presents to be wrapped, my grand-daughter's birthday party and paintings to get on with. It will be lovely when the holidays come and I won't have to be anywhere.

I went to an acrylic workshop this week and, as usual, there just was not enough time to finish my painting. Have posted a picture of my papaya tree and one day hope to finish it. It is on a nice square box canvas. On Friday we are working with granulating watercolours in a subject of our choice. I am not sure what it will be but think it is always so much better to go in with something worked out in advance.