Category Archives: Painting

Feb 2018 30n30: Paige’s Ornament

Today, my kitchen tile was grouted.  This little ornament was finished yesterday.  Can you find the names in the design on the back side of the ornament?  It was fun playing with the color and pattern on this little cutie.  … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Jonathan’s Ornament

Today, I painted while watching my kitchen back splash being installed.  I was able to finish two ornaments and  a small painting of a pumpkin. Ornament 1: Jonathan’s Ornament – the backside. Ornament #2: Stephanie’s Front:   Be sure to … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Psalm 133

Tuesday and Wednesday are full of doctor’s visits to Abilene this week.  Since I am writing this Wednesday morning, I can tell you yesterday was a real trial.  Today should be better as the visit for my Mom is a … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: The Key

More work on “The Key” for today.  I am enjoying this painting. There is more work to do and I can not decide if I need some gold in the background.  What do you think? Step One: Step Two: Step … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Flower 2 WIP

Amaryllis Part III:  I miss my original painting now but have really enjoyed painting with a palette knife.  I have a lot to learn.  I think it needs some help towards the bottom of the flower but we will see.  … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Flower 2 WIP

Another paint over.  This amaryllis was a good exercise but it really had composition problems. Last January’s painting: I painted quickly with a palette knife and it really looked pretty good but unfinished.  Then I took an angled brush and … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Jonathan’s Ornament

Not a painting day.  It was another travel to Abilene Day!  My offering is another of my wooden ornaments.  It should have turned out a little more like a cartoon but it isn’t that easy for me. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: The Key

Back on deck at Emmanuel Fellowship Church after my long hiatus after my fall.  I painted Saturday on the background and that is still evolving.  I have to tell you painting is indeed a physical activity.  I woke up Sunday … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Mum Cluster Finished

The Mum Cluster painting is DONE!  It is such a good feeling to step away from the painting – for better or worse.  What does it make you think of? I am loving these reds and oranges.       … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Stephanie’s Ornament

Mom and I were off to Abilene again today to see more doctors.  She was able to pick up an improved ear piece for her hearing aid and we were able to have a conversation while driving!  I can not … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Mum Cluster

Last January’s 30 n 30 found me painting this to fully understand how to paint an area in a larger painting – still a work in progress.  Since I have been studying reds, I decided to finish this.  It is … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Rachel’s Ornament

I have several wooden ornaments I have been painting for more than a year.  This little angel is one of them.  As you can see, it is a cute little angel on the front for my niece and on the … 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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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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Western Landscapes

Two examples for this Wednesday’s class at the Scurry County Senior Center in Snyder, Texas.   Hours are 9:30-2 with a break for lunch. I had fun designing this project. Supplies are purchased and we are ready to paint. For … 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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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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