Tag Archives: Abstract

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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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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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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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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Happy 2017! Friends

Join me in 2017 January 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge!  It should be interesting because this year I have a mixed bag of goals.  They include but are not limited to: Subject TBA (to be announced) Daily – not worrying … Continue reading

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Day 27: 30-n-30

You can see the “z” composition is softened in this sketch.  The clouds are soft and meander across the painting.  I haven’t quite finished the water but it is what it is.  On to the next painting. During this challenge, … Continue reading

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Day 26: 30-n-30

I have been doing color studies to give me the ability to quickly mix the color I want.  Still working on “Soul Happy” a painting from my turn at worship last month.  It currently looks like this: At the end … Continue reading

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Day 25: 30-n-30

Actually this is from last Sunday’s Worship service.  It was very interesting.  When I talked to God, all I got was shades of yellow and the composition.  I painted the canvas with grey gesso the day before and the yellow … Continue reading

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Days 9, 10, & 11: 30-n-30

I used the knowledge from the days 7 & 8 to work on the sky in my seascape: Soul Happy.  I really like the way it is coming along. Discovering I needed to add a different blue, I wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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Days 7&8: 30-n-30

Days 5 & 6: Very busy days – Labor Day was a clean house like a madwoman day. We enjoyed dominoes with friends in my unfinished kitchen which meant, of course, that the clutter and dirt from traveling and remodeling … Continue reading

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Days 4&5: 30-n-30

Sunday, I decided to play with a painting from worship last month which didn’t get finished and I thought I would gesso over and begin again. It looked like this: Using the paint left over from that session, I began … Continue reading

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Above the Things of Man

Peace eludes me when I focus on the challenges of everyday life. When I break these bonds and focus on what God has for me, I am refreshed and renewed. I pray you find His peace today. Here is a … Continue reading

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“Overflow” Wins 1st Place

So excited!  I got a call this evening from a friend telling me I won 1st place at the Scurry County Museum Community Art Show. You can purchase this painting on my website http://suzanhugheskennedyartstudio.weebly.com/store/p30/Overflow.html.

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Jan 2015: Yea! 22 Paintings in 30 Days

  Painted everyday.  Learned so much from painting nearly everyday.  My goal was to have fun and I have.  I have painted without the thought of what I have to do with these paintings and it was quite freeing! Saw … Continue reading

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Jan 2015: Day 29

  Still working on my Craftsy course.  I am truly enjoying it.  The tree was drawn with Inktense Blocks and blended with gloss gel medium.  I used the cake icing piping bag to write the words and highlight the branches.  … Continue reading

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Jan 2015: Day 28 I’m Back at WordPress.org

  Well, I tried ipage and WordPress.com and it isn’t working for me. More on my experiences in a future post. Today I am posting a watercolor I enhanced with black and pen and ink. I rather like the addition … Continue reading

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