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Going Larger for the first time

Posted on June 18, 2012 at 4:30am 9 Comments

I have been making little paintings. Acrylics. Studies. Usually on 9 x 12 inch canvas paper -- and that I often cut in half to be conservative. Well, I made a painting recently -- I think I used the full 9x12inch sheet, painting is named  "All Is Well." I liked it and I got some good feedback and decided to make a large version of it. I thought I might be bored to tears -- to remake a painting I already 'finished.' Well, so far so good. I did not chart it out, nor create a paint-by-numbers…


Thinking about Metatron's Cube

Posted on March 6, 2012 at 5:01pm 5 Comments

I saw some artwork the other day on Facebook by an artist I admire and he talked about working on the Metatron's Cube in a background he was doing. So I'm looking and looking and I don't see this cube he's referenced in the piece. And then I think I don't know what this Metatron's Cube is. I have been somewhat acquainted with sacred geometry and was especially enthralled with tetrahedrons a long while back. I had one of those folding M.C. Esher books that I loved. One of the first computer…


Finished Angel: 'Angel Over The Hermitage'

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 9:10pm 0 Comments

 Monthly Challenge: 'Angel Over The Hermitage'

11 x 14, Canvas board, Acrylics, 

Unfinished Angel

Posted on February 26, 2012 at 5:46pm 2 Comments

Let me try out this blog thing. I am a new colonist. So I saw on Art Colony that the Challenge of the Month was angels. I thought 'well, I am not doing any angels.' Then I went downstairs to play with my paints. I had been wanting to work on clouds. After some blue background wash (acrylics) I started "a string' which I read about when I was looking at "Zen Doodles.' I'm really trying to speed myself up with this painting, and acrylics dry so fast. The string looked like angel wings, so I…


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At 12:05am on November 5, 2015, Elizabeth Patella said…

Thank you Amelia for your liked

At 10:46am on August 10, 2015, Lyn Pilgrim said…

Thank-you Amelia so glad you liked my beach flowers, look forward to seeing what you make with your 'pile of shells'  I bet you have some really pretty ones living where you do !!  have a lovely week, Lyn x

At 6:24pm on September 6, 2012, Mika vahlqvist said…

thx4 liking my drawing! :)

At 1:13pm on July 5, 2012, Norman Peterson said…

A Wonder-full Song For Nippy was a 40th birthday gift for my niece. It was a 24"x30"

At 8:57pm on February 19, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Amelia, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

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