Tag Archives: Fine Art

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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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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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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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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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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Cosmic Series: Day 28

  Thursday: Day 28: Work In Progress “Shine” Yea! I got to paint another session on “Shine”.  I corrected the upper right area and added more glazing.  I am trying to get a real atmosphere – cosmic feel to the making of a star. … Continue reading

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Cosmic Series: Day 23

  Day 23: Finished “In A Hurry” Saturday: Day 23   Still posting a day behind.  Hallelujah!  I was able to paint today.   I finished this 11″ x 14″ acrylic today.  It has several layers of paint.  I am learning I … Continue reading

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Cups N Pitchers: Day 19

  Jan 2016 – 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. Tuesday: Day 19 – Work in Progress   Well, I’ve finished it!  I’m calling it TEAmwork.  I have surprised myself and I really like the final result.  Now on to … Continue reading

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Cups N Pitchers: Day 13

  Jan 2016 – 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. Wednesday: Day 13 – Work in Progress Happy Birthday to my sister, Lydia! I have been working on my painting from Day 3.  It has become a very good exercise in … Continue reading

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Cups N Pitchers: Day 12

  Jan 2016 – 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge Skipped a post yesterday!  Life happened and it was NOT fun! Tuesday: Day 12   Yesterday, started out well.  I began my workouts again, began the cleaning of my house getting ready for … Continue reading

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