This is what I created during the weekend and she is close to finished.I need to add her hands and some words around her wings.I like her fairly well I've never added wings to my big head girls and I think they look pretty good.I plan to add some more flowers to her dress today.
Welcome to the Practical Magic Blog Party hosted by Frosted Petunias and La Boheme Magique.I'm so excited to be a part of this wonderful party and to offer a give away as well.All you have to do is leave a comment here and I will pick the lucky winner one week from today October/2 ....
The giveaway is the Witchy Cabinet to your left.I had so much fun making it and I hope you will like it to.What is not pictured is a little surprise for you which will come along with the cabinet.We all like surprises and I'm positive you will love it.I am also offering a print of one of my original paintings.The witch is inspired by Gillian my favorite character.You will have to forgive me for my bad photography skills I'm working on improving them promise.
Enjoy your day visiting all the wonderful blogs and thanks for stopping by.Come back to see me soon and don't forget to leave your comment so I can come and visit with you as well.
It's also nice to be able to watch people as they walk their dogs and the children ride their bikes.The tree/weed is really neat it reminds of me a palm tree really.My husband didn't say anything to me for keeping it and letting it grow.I have a really horrible cold and have been so sick I cant paint.I tried to sketch some but my girls were coming out all wonky.I love the word wonky so you will probably hear it alot.
Some really good news is my art supplies from Michaels finally arrived on Tuesday.I was beyond thrilled because the cashier had neglected to give me my third bag.I had one bag with gallery canvases and a second bag with Liquitex Basic paints and then the third bag had my coptic markers,pitt markers,brushes,golden tar gel and some other must have goodies.I have been wanting to try the clear tar gel for a long time so I was pretty sad when I got home and it wasn't there.I would have gone back to the store and gotten it butttt.....The store is a hour and a half away so I couldn't...They also kept one of my canvases and so had to send it as well.
I was with a friend that day and so happy to be going to lunch ect that I didn't think about it.So they sent me my original canvas and another one.It's 24x36 can you believe it? I have worked on that size before but not to put on Etsy to sell.So now my mind is churning out the idea's of what it can become.I keep a journal not to just sketch in but to keep my idea's in as well.Sticky Notes is also great you can attach them to your computer screen and then delete later when you have written it down.Sorry I was unable to do Technique Tuesday but I will be adding it later this evening.So check back later and you may learn something new which is always exciting for us Artists...
arrived on Saturday and so did a sinus infection.I have one of those immune systems that allows me to catch anything someone else has.Having 4 children in school they bring home all kinds of illness.I have hand sanitizer and lysol and bleach wipes ect...Still getting the dreadful stuff so sorry about my pictures being slightly off and a tad bit unfinished.I was so excited to get my charger I wanted to go ahead and take pics anyway.I will be listing them on Etsy between September/1 to September/5th if this darn infection will go away so I can spray sealer on them.
I received an email last night about my blogger template.So I thought I would answer here as well in case anyone else is interested.Well I have to admit that the template came from Falcon Hive but not even me Mr Falcon himself could dream this up.The template has been tweeked so much that it doesn't even hint at the old design.The fact is, it has changed so many times over the year that some ladies thought it was a different site altogether.I love color and nothing bores me more then a site that is white.Much like white walls,white furniture and white picture frames which is a common decorating scheme.
The link to the original template is at the bottom.However it is nothing like this and has taken me many months to learn it and tweek it and make it my own.If you are interested in having your site similar to mine but with different colors ect..Then I would be happy to help you.I can set up a dummy site for you which, then you can copy and paste in to your own blog.This template has alot of elements but once you learn them then it is easy.Leave a comment if interested but please keep in mind that I will have to do in my own time.
So much has happened since a year and a half ago.I moved into this huge 2 story house and found I had no time to do anything but read a few blogs now and then.My art consisted of a few sketches but not painting.Putting them on canvas and then leaving them.I have lost a cousin and an uncle to cancer and my grand mother who I adore has alzheimer's. Since then she has come to live with me and it has been and ongoing struggle.Every day she is slipping away from me.Every day she is trying to leave the house and has had an accident.I was wondering for the longest time how the screens on the windows were getting torn almost all the way off.I discovered that she had been opening them and tearing the screens off so she could leave.I love her so much but the stress has leaked into my art time.Now she doesn't sleep at night and roams the house.We have a doctors appointment tomorrow and hopefully some sleeping aids will help her.
We have done a tremendous amount of work to the house.I am really proud of what we have accomplished.The summer which is my least favorite time of the year is almost over.Soon fall will be here which I love and we can have some meals outside until it gets to cold.I have been drawing and painting more now that the house is nearly complete.Will post some photos very soon for all to see.I hope you will all come back and visit me often.Sorry I was incognito for so long.