Monday, August 16, 2010

Small Practice Paintings

A while back, I committed to painting "100 small practice paintings".  Not one a day like some very dedicated painters do (and I can only hope I might one day be a very dedicated painter) but just 100 of these tiny paintings, in all, ever.  This is a good approach for me -- not too much pressure,  keeping it open ended and the like.  Suits my personality because, really, I'm not a serious painter.

I paint for the fun of it.  And, sometimes, I paint fun things.  I'm on number 21 (and, yes, I'm counting) so I thought I'd post a few every once in a while starting with my first....

No. 1
8x6 - Oil on Canvas









No. 2
8x6 - Oil on Masonite







No. 3
6x9 - Oil on Masonite




No. 4
10x4 - Oil on Masonite
One day, when I get my online shop up and running, I plan to sell some of my paintings there.


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27 comments:

  1. Hi... I'm your newest follower.

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  2. These are great! Such talent!

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  3. If I could do one of these in a lifetime I would be happy! Beautiful!

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  4. these are beautiful!! Great job!! :)

    ...visiting from Sassy Sites! I'm a new follower! Come by and say HI! I love your blog! It's such a SASSY site! :)

    I also do vinyl :)
    www.choosethewriting.blogspot.com

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  5. These are just amazing!! You've got some serious talent here!! Wooot! These would be perfect to link up to my party on Friday ;D
    Hugs,
    Terrell @ FrouFrouDecor~

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  6. Girl! Get that online store up and running!! I LOVE these! Your talent just amazes me! I so wish I had that gift!! Love each one of them!!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  7. These are gorgeous! You are so talented. I love all of them.

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  8. Okay. I have surfed all over your blog and I so LOVE IT!!! Man your taste and talent are just impeccable! I LOVE every single thing! I ain't EVEN lyin' If you lived closer I would HIRE you!!

    I am a follower and I will be back!!

    Lou Cinda ;)

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  9. These are beautiful!

    You are very talented!

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  10. Love these! You are creative and clever, keep on painting!

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  11. Practice? They look great! Thanks for sharing your project at Anything Related! ~Bridgette

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  12. Your 'little' paintings are fabulous! You look like a 'serious' painter to me - you are really talented! I'm definitely going to be following you here.

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  13. these are great! i love what you choose to paint, especially the iced tea, and tomato plant...both things i love. Thanks for linking up to "AP Tuesdays" @ New Nostalgia!

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  14. being a 'jawja peach', i would soooo love to buy your 'iced tea' pic...I love your work.
    my 1st time @ Amy's meme
    enjoyed!

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  15. Totally digg'n the fork and cherry! I love painting as well and you can see a lot of my stuff at SSB. Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  16. These are lovely! The last one would go great in my kitchen! :)

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  17. These are beautiful! You're a great painter!

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  18. I wanna see them ALLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!! I love painting, but don't do it much. I like you're idea! I might have to try it! ;)
    Thanks so much for linking up at gettin' crafty on hump day! :)

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  19. Wow! I will look forward to your online store! These are wonderful... and can't wait to see 5 thru 100! You have a new follower! Hugs!

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  20. You have been featured at SSB! Check it out below:

    http://superstinkyboys.blogspot.com/2010/08/mad-skills-monday-link-party-22.html

    Feel free to snag my I was Featured button for you blog!

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  21. Please post ALL of your paintings! These are wonderful!

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  22. @Meg

    Thanks Meg - I promise more to come...
    L.

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