Tuesday, October 22, 2019

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #13


Hi again!  Here's painting #13 in my "what she said" series!  I adore all things Mary Oliver.  I use her books for meditation, and will often send her poems to friends.  This is another mixed media on wood panel.  I had a lot of fun with collage papers on this one.....it's got me eyeing old books and magazines in a new way!  

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #12


Happy Tuesday friends!  How's it going?  I'm returning to the studio today after having a FUN three day weekend getting away with the hubby for a concert, some shopping, and some eatin'. Good times!  But I'm ready to get back to the work table today, continuing this series, and also starting on some holiday ornaments for the season.

This is painting #12, featuring a quote from THE Janis Joplin.  One of the original bad asses.
Wood panel, mixed media.  More to come soon. Stay tuned!

Sunday, October 20, 2019

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #11


Hi gang!  Painting number 11 in my "What She Said" series is done, and it's a small chunky wooden panel with a Katharine Hepburn quote.  Lots of texture, collage paper and fun mark making.
Happy Sunday!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #10


Happy Saturday, friends!  Here's painting #10!!!  This is mixed media on paper.  You KNEW I had to include a Maya quote, didn't you?  She was a legend.  Wishing you all a lovely weekend.

Friday, October 18, 2019

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #9


Happy Friday morning pals!  It's a beautiful fall day here in Iowa.  The leaves are really starting to turn colors and drop all around us.  It's gorgeous out there!!!  I have some raking to do.

Here's painting #9...mixed media on heavy paper.  There are quite a few collage elements in this one as well as brush strokes.  Lots of fun to do!  Hope you have a gorgeous weekend, and we'll see you again soon!

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

"What She Said" Painting Challenge #8


Good morning friends!  Happy Hump Day!  Our weather here in Iowa has taken the turn to FALL!  I love it!  Although, that means I have raking the yard in my future.  Ah well.  Onward!

Here's #8!!  I know...there are 4 mini's...and they aren't "famous quotes" but I'm counting them anyway! These are recycled vintage bingo cards!  Isn't that fun?  I created these fast and furious, and added messages that we all need to hear now and again. These would be so sweet tucked into a card for a friend, or left somewhere to brighten someone's day.  

Hope you all have a lovely day!
-D

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

"What She Said" painting #7


Hi again!  How is your week going so far?  Doesn't it feel like October is flying right by?  It does to me....it's a little alarming...but there it is.  Here's painting #7!  A quote from Eleanor.  This is mixed media on a chunky wood panel.  The designs/marking continue around on all sides of the piece.  I love that....seeing the design continue around the corners.  Have a great day, friends.