Tag Archives: 30 Day Painting Challenge

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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New Jerusalem: Destination Berlin

Today I am sharing an event which happened over a period of time, April through July.  It still puts a happy face on this artist.  Enjoy! Imagine my amazement to receive an email from what I think we would call … 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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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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WIP: Jan 27, 2017

Actually a painterly sketch done in preparation for last Sunday’s worship painting service.  Needs a lot more but off to a retreat I go.     Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog

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WIP: Jan 26, 2017

Here we are today.  I am almost finished but am off to a Women’s Retreat so I won’t be able to finish until Sunday.  Putting the paint in the fridge til then.       Check out the challenge at: … Continue reading

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WIP: Jan 24, 2017

Still a work in progress.  I think it is coming along nicely.  Do you think the book is too large?   Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog

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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 22, 2017

    I was so blessed to receive an image to paint during worship today last Sunday.  It is still a work in progress.  More on the meaning to follow when it is finished.   Check out the challenge at: … Continue reading

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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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