Friday, December 16, 2011

paint party friday!

It's been a while since I participated, but I finally got the paints out again and spent some time with my WIPs.  Nothing finished yet, but I like the feeling of waiting for the paint to dry, waiting for the next step.

I didn't photograph the in-between phases of my drippy circles painting, but there have been a few since that other post.  Here it is now:




And the small paintings that were just backgrounds last time got another layer.






I also worked on the watercolor of my trachelospermum plant.




And started a painting of a pomegranate.






Wasn't quite working as I wanted it to, but I'm hoping that working with the second layer will be more successful.  Even so, I like the look of the spread of the paint.  With all its bumps and shadows a pomegranate is really not so easy to paint or draw.  I did a bunch of sketches the other day from different angles and learned that fact.  Still, I always like a challenge.

If you're not too busy with holiday stuff, stop by Paint Party Friday to join the party or just find some inspiration.

28 comments:

  1. I can see you're busy painting. :) Nice progress on these wips. :)

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  2. Lovely creating and fun! Happy Holidays! ~ thanks, namaste, Carol (Share the Creative Journey) Happy PPF.

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  3. What a great post! I like ALL the pieces and wips, the plant in the pot is looking wonderful! Even at this point it looks perfect to me.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Love your WIPs! Especially the form that the pomegranate is taking!
    Looks like you have been very prolific. :)

    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  5. I like where the circles are going. Neat shots of all the pieces!

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  6. oh what a feast for the eyes!!!! everything looks wonderful....from the drippy circles to the plant to the pomegranate....

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  7. I love all the this and that's from your wip's. One nice thing about PPF is you can come and go as you please or have time and we are all here to welcome you back with open arms :)

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  8. It must feel so good for you to get back to painting, I really miss it when other things crowd it out.

    All your wip's are coming along so well, can't wait to see them finished.

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  9. Love your drippy circles, and the water colours are very pretty and delicate. Valerie

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  10. My favorite is the dripping circles.
    Great to have so many projects going!
    Happy PPF!
    Sheri Cook/HappyHorseStudio

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  11. Art and fun how can you go wrong. Lovely blog too.
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  12. I'm so glad you got your paints out again, love your circles!

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  13. good start on your WIPs! Nice work.

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  14. Your drippy circles are pure happiness in my book! Your watercolors are great - looking forward to seeing the next layer on the pomegranate! So glad your paints were calling to you!

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  15. Awesome work...love the wips! looking great!

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  16. wonderful compositions, I really like that first.
    The pomegranate is delicious shades.

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  17. Thanks, everyone!

    Paula, I got that image from Craft Cult. They keep track of the front page treasuries. You can download an image or a widget. I also did a screen capture myself, but it didn't turn out as well.

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  18. Good Granada already have color base, good job with the circles. Abrazos

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  19. Beautiful post..these are all fabulous..gorgeous circles and love your plant..and yum..i love love pomegranates! Fantatsic reds!
    victoria

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  20. Dearest sweet anne, your paintings are always so beautiful! Love them. :) Have a beautiful sunday sweet friend. Wishing you a wonderful festive time with your friends and family!! Love to you!

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  21. I LOVE the painting of the plant & the circles are wonderful too. Have a great Christmas!! xox

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  22. Beautiful organic shapes and colors - love it! xo

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  23. A very attractive piece Anne - I love drippy paint and the sense of movement and looseness it gives. Pomegranate - seems a difficult fruit to paint, but I look forward to seeing yours. I have never attempted it myself . Happy holidays, Ev

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  24. This is what I should do; have several pieces going at once in different stages. Then I might not get so frustrated when one of them is not behaving. :) I especially like your watercolor plant. The leaves are very graceful.

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  25. They may be drippy circles to you, but to me they look like Gems. The Pomegranite looks good enough to eat. Your paintings are amazing. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  26. Love the painting Anne. The drips are so neat. You make me want to paint. :)

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