Saturday, 25 June 2011

Where did that week go?

Here we are at the end of a week which seems to have flown by!
Yesterday I went to Thurrock Art Society. I'm hoping to join and had a chat with a few of the members and watched them work. They are such a friendly bunch, so I am hoping they accept my application.

I've also done something I don't usually do - started a second painting whilst I still had one on the go.  The first had a massive wet in wet background  - so I drew and started a second when I was waiting for it to dry :)

Darling Missy watched from the comfort of her own chair in the summerhouse.
Did someone say spoiled?

Next week I hope to have the two paintings finished and ready to show you :)

18 comments:

  1. I wait for your works :) and in this moment I enjoy Missy's photo! Good sunday, Arianna

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  2. Thanks, Arianna.. I hope you won't be disappointed when you see them :)
    Have a great Sunday xx

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  3. I hope you get accepted! And I'll be patient and wait for your two paintings! Missy looks great!

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  4. Thanks, Judy. I hope so too :)
    Missy's a looker, so expressive too. Wish I had that! :lol:

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  5. Che bella Missy!!!
    Ciao Pat,have a nice sunday!

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  6. Thanks, Francesco - I'm hoping to get my brushes wet and finish at least one painting tomorrow.
    Hope you and yours have a fabulous Sunday xx

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  7. Hope you're succesful with your application, Pat - I'm sure you will be :) Glad to see you have a production line going and looking forward to seeing your new pieces. I think Louie will have his own chair like Missy when I get my summerhouse converted into a studio too :)

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  8. Thanks, Michael. I'm hoping so too :)

    I was having a mad moment. I couldn't wait for the wash to dry! I don't think I'm going to make a habit of 2 at a time. Its a bit off-putting.

    Are you going to convert a summerhouse then? I can recommend insulating and lining it - and adding electricity too :)

    Missy can recommend the ikea poang chair for comfort .. and I can recommend buying it from a charity shop for value! :lol:

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  9. Pat, I hope you get in the painting group. Missy looks like such an intelligent critic sitting there in her favorite chair.

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  10. Yes indeed Pat, I'm thinking of converting the summerhouse. At the moment it contains my youngest step daughter's drum kit and a few chairs. I also have several guitars and a fairly big telescope to house in there too so it's going to be a bit of a squeeze but I need to get all my stuff out of the conservatory so it can be a conservatory again! It already has power but no lining or insulation so I'll look into that. Never ever been to IKEA - not that keen on meatballs really. Oh yes, Missy really is spoilt but I can see she's worth it :)

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  11. That Miss sure has the life doesn't she :) Look forward to seeing both of your paintings

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  12. Hi Pat, being quite impatient, I always do different watercolors at a time when one has to dry...and I find it quite stimulating too to jump from one to the other. Good work. xx

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  13. Thanks, Kathryn, she does look quite smart, doesn't she? :)

    I've never been to Ikea either, Michael! One of my friends loves them and she pounced on the fact it was an ikea chair :lol: Can't tell you how much I love that summerhouse for painting - I'm sure you will too, even if you have to shoehorn yourself in!

    Oh Ann - -she has a great life now, the little cherub. I hope somehow it makes her forget the old life before we adopted her.

    I don't know I could do two together frequently, Jane! One seems to quite possessive of me at a time :lol:

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  14. Nice to see you got some time in the summer house! When will you hear about Thurrock? I'm sure they'll let you in, sounds like a nice group.

    Missy looks happy in her chair, I'm guessing she was supervising proceedings! x

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  15. They've told me that there are two people they have to contact to see if they still want to join - and once they get a reply they'll let me know where I stand in the queue :)

    Oh yes, Missy is the great supervisor! :lol:

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  16. Missy is so cute, Pat! Did I tell you I named my new dog Mocinha and when I put this name in the translator...turned into Missy! She's recovering very well from the surgery. xx

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  17. Very difficult task not spoil Missy :)
    Pat will certainly be accepted, I am very happy with it.
    Kisses

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  18. Oh bless! Two very fortunate Missy's in this world ! Pleased to hear your one is recovering well xx

    Thanks, Nil. I hope so :) xx

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