Tag Archives: Art

Feb 30n30 18: Final Collage

The 30 days is over.  I am a little sad it is over but very encouraged.  I have worked everyday and this challenge has done so much to help me heal and get motivated again. I am sad I didn’t … 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: 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: 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: A Painterly Heart

Today was actually a day for driving to Abilene for a medical appointment, unfortunately not for painting.  I did manage to finish this one yesterday. It is another of the four paintings started during a recent class I held at … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Hugs N Kisses

My goal this month is to have fun creating again after several months of healing from my accident.  No stress on myself or my family to finish a painting a day.  I want to experiment and play while creating. This … 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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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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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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