Tag Archives: Art

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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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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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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