I love surrounding myself with colour, and one of the best ways to do that is with art. I’d wanted to try doing a painting for the longest time, but for some reason I kept holding back. Then I added “Create a painting” to my to-do list for 2012, so I had no choice – I HAD to get a painting started and finished! This was my first attempt:
Not exactly the Mona Lisa, but I had a great time making it (minus the paint bottle explosion followed by a 1-1/2 hour clean-up). So I decided to try another painting:
So much fun! I couldn’t stop myself, I had to paint more! This one was inspired by a peacock feather (those little spots are glitter):
I love bright colours – the brighter, the better!
Still haven’t figured out what this one looks like – what do you see?
A friend of mine said this one looks like a galaxy – I think so too :-)
Totally not how I thought this painting was going to come out, but I love the tie dye look :-)
A little ocean inspiration…
And I created this painting for our Extreme Makeover: Kindness Edition 2012 makeover at Foster Farm Family House this past February:
So there you go, my paintings that are all about colour :-) Be sure to check out the All About Color link party for more colour inspiration. And if you have something colourful you’d like to share, you can join in at any of the five host blogs:
- The Cottage Market
- The Space Between
- Eclectically Vintage
- it all started with paint
- Thistlewood Farm
Have a colourful day!