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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: 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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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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