Friday, November 11, 2011

paint party friday!

Just a quick post today for Paint Party Friday.  I didn't work till the evening yesterday and spent the day working on projects, including paintings.  It was wonderful to be able to do that!




The big drippy painting got some circles.




The small square painting got its drips covered up.





I also painted two more backgrounds on small canvases (you can see them in the top photo).

Finally, I painted some of the top sides of leaves in my watercolor of the trachelospermum plant.






I like taking my paintings slowly through many steps.  None of these are finished yet, but I'm having such fun with them.

And as part of my month of gratitude, I want to give a HUGE thank you to all of the Friday paint partiers!  You have been so encouraging and supportive and kind!  And an especially huge THANK YOU to Eva and Kristin for hosting the party week after week.  What a wonderful idea and how wonderfully it came to fruition.  You are both an inspiration!

24 comments:

  1. I always love your plant paintings - but the bold colours of the abstract pieces really caught me eye today :)

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  2. I really like your botanical watercolor... you have more patience than me. I like to go quickly with my paintings/projects, maybe for fear I'll set them aside & never finish! Nice abstracts as well ~ Happy PPF!

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  3. Lovely background and awe sketch ~ love them and thanks to you for being part of the group and being supportive! ~ ~ thanks, namaste, Carol (Share the Creative Journey) Happy PPF ^_^

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  4. Inspiration abounds! All Look Like Wonderful Beginnings Anne!

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  5. Spectacular post..I feel energized by your circle painting..the colors are vibrant and harmonzing like a visual meditation..wonderful!! and that blue canvas..woah..a color-rush! and always i adore your plants, leaves and nature paintings!
    beautiful work!
    victoria

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  6. These are all so vibrant and cheery, it's great that you got to work on projects that you love.

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  7. Love the two new paintings, those colors are so vibrant. And I really am always impressed with your watercolors. The time and care you take in painting each of those leaves just amazes me. I would quit after about three leaves, I'm sure.

    And your new banner is really lovely, you and the hubby look super cute together.

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  8. A week of wonderful beginnings.... you have been really productive and I love that even though they are different subjects and themes your style and colour shine through... can't wait to see their progression xx

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  9. Wow! You have a lot of excitement going on in your studio!! Such a variety of work. I am a 'dripper" too!! ;)

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  10. Great to see your various processes!!

    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  11. I love it when there are so many works of art in the making, don't you! I think the energy just goes up and up and up! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  12. I too work in slow steps. I like seeing yours and imagining where they will lead to next!

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  13. Very beautiful backgrounds Anne. And I love the WIP plant too. It's great to hear you are having time for your paintings.. slowly:)

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  14. Sometimes I need to remind myself to take my time, painting is supposed to be fun, right?
    Pretty watercolor and the abstracts look great!

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  15. I always love your soft and wonderful paintings. Nice job.

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  16. Yes, take your time and enjoy each step in your process. You have wonderful beginnings! :)

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  17. Awesome picture of your working space. So full of light and colour.

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  18. Thank you Anne for being part of PPF!

    You paintings are coming along beautifully! Looking forward to seeing more!

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  19. Great wips!!! I love the circles and the plant that I can't begin to pronounce,lol!!!! Deb

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  20. I love to see these steps in your works. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  21. Love the colors and the dots! I've also been painting polka dots lately :)

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  22. So fresh and inspiring and beautiful!!!

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  23. Anne, I love the colors and textures you've achieved! Because I'm so detail oriented, I especially like your plant painting. It's coming along beautifully!

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  24. it's interesting to see you working on pieces with different styles. happy PPF and thanks for sharing!
    hugs,
    peggy aplSEEDS

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