Tag Archives: Christian

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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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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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 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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Fresh off the Easel: Beach with No Title

Traveling, Teaching, Cleaning & Painting! Hallelujah!  I finished two paintings this month.  This one doesn’t have a name.  It is a special place to feel peace and be a rest with your creator.  The moon was something He told me … 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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Impasto Work in Progress

The underwater scene is still developing as I continue to use the techniques in the acrylic painting class I am taking.  This is really beginning to be fun!  No worries – it could actually be really great or in the … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: 10/19/14

You can look at my Day 24 in September’s 30 in 30 to see the rest of this story. I was the artist on deck this morning  and I am still working on the painting from last month – here … Continue reading

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30 in 30: Collage

I did it!  Hooray!  I painted or created everyday.  It has been such a learning experience for me.  I learned patience and planning with gels and mediums through the 24 layers on my impasto painting. More pen and ink on … Continue reading

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