Featured Blog Posts – March 2013 Archive (13)

Wheres Spring?

OK, Ive been sick for almost a month now and really tired of it!!!!!! Im ready to feel better and ready to start creating.  Im in a winter Funk!  So tired and tired of being tired... oh well, enough of that.  I complain that Im not as creative as I would like to be but I realize that Im creative on a daily basis.  For instance... Tomorrow is my sons birthday.  and of course sunday is easter.  So we are waiting to do his celebration with his friends the next weekend, which begins spring…

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Added by Donna Barker on March 25, 2013 at 10:21am — 9 Comments

Ladies and New Orleans

Ladies

You are welcome to come visit. I would be so happy to met ya’ll and would be glad to show you New Orleans. I cannot go during the summer it is so hot you cannot breath then we do have storms that come in land almost every afternoon to break the heat if we are lucky. My husband said ya’ll come on down he know New Orleans like it is his back yard and he would tells us what areas to stay out of. Please look up Frenchman Street New Orleans…. Ya’ll would love it. Then you have to go…

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Added by Darlene R. Businelle on March 24, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Orleans

Life has been moving kind of fast but time is a man made thing anyway, so let me slow it down. Went to New Orleans yesterday with my husband. It was great kind of cool and the city was not so crowed until after 8:00 pm. We went to Frenchman’s Street, it is great. Most of the bar rooms and places that plays jazz or Blues do not allow smoking!!! YES!!! Then I love the artist market (outside) with all the lights. They stay open until 1:00am. I could stay there forever. We danced and I bought a…

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Added by Darlene R. Businelle on March 23, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

thanks for comments

have never had a lesson in 25yrs. Your comments really appreciated

Added by Lorna de Silva on March 21, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Coming back to the art world after almost 30 years

Back almost 30 years ago I used to freelance.  (Is it still called that?)  That was what I call BC, before children.  Life became hectic even out of control at times.  Even though I had a fully stocked studio in my house, drawings and painting were few and far between.  Other than the occasional painting or sketches, my artwork became mostly helping the kids with class projects and not much else.  I promised myself that when the children were grown, I would go back to painting and drawing. …

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Added by Jean Robbolino on March 19, 2013 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Just Thinking

As I finish one painting and start another I realize that I love to creat. I get lost in the paint. I tune everything else out. I try to put myself in the shoes of the person that is buying the art. I want to see what they see, feel what they feel. I talk to them about the painting and get their views, then I pick up a brush. As I paint I see the person and hear what they say. This inspires me. I don't know if everyone is like this but, it seems to help me make it more personal for them. Like… READ MORE

Added by Donna Kaufmann on March 18, 2013 at 9:44am — No Comments

Painting lessons!

The painting lessons are going well. I am learning a lot there! I missed the last three classes due to weather [snow-Canada] etc but my teacher has graciously extended our classes till we peter out!

I am now doing scenes with people. Scenery I can do pretty quick..............people in the scenery well that is another story. faces, hands need I go on.........well it sure isn't easy and it sure takes a heck of lot longer than painting the scenery!

Adding people, animals and…

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Added by Sylvia on March 17, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

thanks for commenting

I feel more inspired when people appreciate my work. That's what art is to me expression and response is all what drives me to create.

Added by Sinesio Rash on March 16, 2013 at 7:42pm — 1 Comment

Cajun Bayou Moon Face

My new Creations. They will play along with the rest of my cajun stuff. This is their Madri Gras Face.  They are called Cajun Bayou Moon Face. There are more but not finished yet. Since I'm going to make them to sell I cannot keep the same face over and over so going to wing it. It is to close to…

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Added by Darlene R. Businelle on March 16, 2013 at 9:01am — No Comments

March 16th a fantastic week

drawing instructor has us working on complicated contour line drawings.begin my first watercolor lesson with a professional artist, attended artist talk by Mary wheyte published watercolor artist very well known for her watercolor paintings of Gullah women. this week has left me so very inspired and exhausted.

Added by Vicki Murray on March 16, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Ready to go

Wow, Im  so excited. Ive already met some really nice people on here.  It is so nice to meet up with people like me, or at least sortof.  After I got off here the other day, I finished some design work in my bedroom, just hanging some pics that I hadnt got around to lately.  As it turns out Ive spent a lot of time in there, because Ive gotten the flu or something and have been in bed for a few days off and on.  So it…

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Added by Donna Barker on March 10, 2013 at 9:12pm — No Comments

getting creative

Hello my artsy friends.  Im trying very hard to get creative again. As I explained in a post I wrote in the whimsical forum.  I went to the University of Ky. where I received my BA in Interior Design.  I love what I did.  School was hard. I worked Three jobs and went full time.  Had to extend my degree to 5 years.  But, I really enjoyed school.  I didnt really party and do those college experience things.  But it was…

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Added by Donna Barker on March 7, 2013 at 10:28am — 7 Comments

64 year old woman begins sketching and watercolor painting

last fall I picked up a pencil and just went for it. then Christmas I received a set of watercolor paints and just started painting. last week I started a drawing class so hopefully will see some improvement. this site is going to be a great help to me. looking forward to getting to know you

Added by Vicki Murray on March 4, 2013 at 9:49am — 4 Comments

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