Tag Archives: Atmosphere Paintings

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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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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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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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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Jan 2015 30 Paintings in 30 Days

  Sunday: Day 31: Collage I admire every artist who participated this year.  If you have not checked them out, you need to do it soon.  This January challenge is done!  http://30paintingsin30days.weebly.com/blog If you have been following me, you know that … Continue reading

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Abstract: Day 30

  Saturday: Day 30: Work In Progress “He Restoreth My Soul”   This month has been full of challenges for me.  My kitchen studio  flooded – twice and we have had to rip out a portion of the subflooring and are in … Continue reading

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