…this little guy may look blue but not because it’s Monday
Apparently it’s suppose to rain all week so that’s the reason for the sad face. I can emphasize.
….thanks to Sami for hosting Monday Murals https://sami-colourfulworld.blogspot.com/2021/07/monday-murals-banksia.html
Yesterday I discovered this storage bin in the children’s playground in my neighbourhood. I loved how someone took a relatively unattractive metal box and brought some life and joy to it with paint.
….thanks to Terri for hosting Sunday Stills https://secondwindleisure.com/2021/06/13/sunday-stills-color-challenge-a-portland-summer-in-pink/
Who doesn’t love pink? Had fun going through the archives looking for pink photos.
….my husband hard at work in the outdoor studio
Kevin has been working from his office in the house all winter and I was thrilled to bring all his art supplies back outside to work on larger pieces. This studio is the old garage that we renovated last summer and as long as the weather is warm it’s a great place to work. On Saturday and Sunday he spent a good 10 hours of non-stop painting.
….paid it no mind when I was making them
The last two pieces of art that I made were intuitive pieces. I just laid down colours that were in from of me and then added some detail. Normally I go for brighter colours but maybe these somber colours say something about the drama going on in our lives the last month or more.
8 x 10 matted, watercolour, ink and pencil, mixed media, intuitive abstract
….Tonguely needed consoling after Kevin recommended that he read Wind in the Willows
Apparently frogs don’t like toads or at least Tonguely is not fond of them. When he found out that Derrick’s book recommendation featured a toad he was none too pleased. The news, however, that it is Canadian Children’s Book Week turned him around and he is knee deep in some of these books. At least he’s not obsessed with being the Frog Prince anymore.
…here’s my second book made with painted papers
In this book I used the theme ‘wishes’ and I added collage, pencil, washi tape and ink marks and text to add interest.
….week 17 brings us art, flowers, benches and more