Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Flurries of painting, flurries of snow

The snow hit St Andrews today, it's been on and off in little flurries and it's very chilly. I've been wrapped up warm and busy painting away. I've painted out a few more ACEOs and also been working on a 7" x 5" acrylic painting of one of my little ladies. Here's a quick peek at the action on my desk and yes lots of mess with paint.

 
 
 
 
I've been painting some of my ladies with softer muted colours and others a bit wilder. I absolutely love this bright orange red - it's great for cheeks and hair.
 


14 comments:

  1. I'm really loving these new pieces you are painting,you're always so prolific!and that bright orange red is so striking against the other paler shades:)xx

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    1. Thanks Cassandra :) Sometimes the way I work though is a bit frustrating, I'll get a burst where I can paint and paint and then I dry up a bit - I need to try to be more consistent xx

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  2. it's cold here too in mn...i just noticed that this weekend will begin sub-zero temps...ughhhhh!
    on the other hand, ahhhhh, to your paintings! GORGEOUS, dear one!
    xoxo

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    1. It's colder again here today too and lots more snow, you're right - ughhhhh. Thanks for the compliments on my paintings, glad you like them x

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  3. I am loving your art!!! I love the wilder side ;o) LOL!

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  4. Oh they're gorgeous! I find painting detail with acrylics extrememely difficult, do you use a teeny weeny brush and quite fluid paint?xx

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    1. Jess I do use a tiny brush, I use the same brushes I use for gouache and sort of apply some of the same methods, the paint is very fluid too, it's enjoyable but the detail can be tricky sometimes xx

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  5. Such beautiful work here! Found you via April Cole - your girls are gorgeous.
    I'm a new follower, and i'll definitely be back for another visit. xox

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    1. Thanks very much Pauline, happy to hear you like my girlies xx

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  6. I love your work. Your red headed girl looks like my daughter :)) Beautiful!

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    1. Thank you very much, that makes me happy to hear x

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