Category Archives: Acrylics

September 30 N 30 2017 Collage

September 2017 was very interesting to me creatively.  I have painted and I am grateful to Leslie Saeta for her willingness to support artists like me all over the world.  I was able to refocus my creative energy in the … Continue reading

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Tiny Abstract Painting

Actually have been working on this for ages.  A little here and a little there. Started out with a wild crazy composition on a large sheet of paper with markers and watercolor.  Then cut up into little pieces of rectangles … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Part 3

I didn’t like the magenta sphere so I painted over it.  Then I applied clear gesso to the entire piece.  I am not sure what my next step will be.  Considering my options.  What do you think? Step 3: Step … Continue reading

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Ornaments for a Friend

Sometimes I make a promise meaning full well to keep it and in a timely manner.  Life happens or I even have to teach myself a skill in order to create the item I have promised to create.  These ornaments … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Part 2

Yesterday was such a peaceful painterly day.  Look at what I accomplished: I’m not sure that it speaks to the inspiration of creation but it is developing a life of its own.  I really don’t like the magenta form on … Continue reading

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WIP – Sep 10, 2017

First time I was so blessed to paint during worship Sunday, September 10, 2017.  I wasn’t sure what to paint.  I took an unfinished worship painting with the intention of adding a new layer to it.  It isn’t finished but … Continue reading

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Already September?

It is hard to believe it is already August and add 2017 to it, and well, where has the time gone?  Life in my kitchen studio has certainly had its ups and downs this summer.  Most evident is my lack … Continue reading

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Worship Art 3/26/17: Comforter

I have been preparing for this for weeks.  Drawing in my sermon notes book and researching.  Also watching the many dove we have in our yard even though they aren’t white. I also found some great tutorials on painting white … Continue reading

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Glory Be & Hallelujah!: Jan 31, 2017

Another January Challenge is over.  Thanks to Leslie for the push to reach deeper, to explore, and to be consistently self-disciplined. As always, there was much to learn but this time I had a little more play in my doing. … Continue reading

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Sketch – Jan 30, 2017

I traveled with several other women on Friday to Lubbock, Texas for a women’s conference.  Since we were returning on Saturday, I just thought I would do a pen and ink sketch for Saturday’s post.  I did do the sketch. … Continue reading

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Snow Prince – Jan 23, 2017

  My snow people looked like they were related to the Jack in the Box mascot.  I reworked this one to make it look more fluffy. Finished: First try:   Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog  

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WIP – Jan 21, 2017

Stage two:  This looks better than it photographed.  I think it is at an ugly stage – I hope. Here is stage one: I am so enjoying looking at all the art work.  Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog  

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WIP – Jan 18, 2017

A couple of years ago, my son asked my help in designing something for him.  The project never panned out but I am painting a small painting to illustrate the idea.  Maybe a gift if it works out.  Here is … Continue reading

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Star Nursery 2: Jan 17, 2017

A work still in progress.  This is the one I painted the sketch Star Nursery 1 to better understand how to paint the expanding explosion occurring in the larger painting. Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog  

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Star Nursery 1: Jan 16, 2017

A painterly sketch using just my round brushes.  I usually use a flat so this was a stretch for me.  The oldest brush without a point was the best one for this painting.  It started to look like one of … Continue reading

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Joyful Bubbles: Jan 14, 2017

Busy, busy weekend.  I have several works in progress.  This one is about 80% complete.  It is a bit of a cheat because it actually began in worship in November. I am enjoying this 30 n 30.  I am learning … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset II – Jan 13, 2017

Another teeny tiny sunset painting for my 2017 Christmas gift stash. I am so enjoying looking at all the art work.  Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog  

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Brushwork from Pen & Ink – Jan 7, 11, &12 2017

Painting everyday.  Large paintings remain works in progress.  In my ornament series, I am using wooden cutouts I have collected over the years.  Today’s work stem from a wooden bird cutout which reminds me of the sparrows and wrens in … Continue reading

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Christmas Snowman – Jan 10, 2017

  Hubby is on a one night motorcycle trip so I painted for 5 hours today.  I  have worked on several projects today.  I did finish this mini snowman painting.  I am loving these little paintings. I am trying  to make … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Study – Jan 9, 2017

I love painting flowers and I love Amaryllis.  Found this beauty ready to bloom at my local grocery store.  I kept saying I was going to paint it – for days.  Today, I attempted a painting from the beauty itself. … Continue reading

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