Sunday, 17 June 2012

Missy's slot and an intro

Good morning all.

Never far from my side is the faithful Missy.
Here she is, wanting to be near whilst I had the easel set up indoors and made a start on a waterlily painting. She's just adorable and I feel blessed that she shares my life.




This is what the painting looks like, close up.

No drawing at this point, and no masking either. Just a white space in the shape of a lily, left unpainted. More progress paintings next week :)


and then I wanted to introduce you to a painter you may not have come across before. His name is Ross Lynem and he paints the most beautiful, colourful art. Take a look at his blog HERE .

He is a North Light featured artist - and every brush stroke shows me why!  One day, when finances allow, I'd love to own a piece of his work. Do go over and take a look, you'll enjoy his painting, I'm sure.

11 comments:

  1. Looking forward to the finished painting, it looks promising! I'll take a look at Ross's blog. A hug for Missy!

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  2. Pat, Ross has been a blogfriend of mine for a few years now.. his work is so amazing, I can never get over it..
    Looking at your waterlily reminds me that I postd (somewhere else) the first watercolor I ever did. and that was the same method. Negative painting.. needless to say it was quite amateur, but I was getting the idea !! BJ

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  3. Hello Pat:) I think Missy thinks that you are painting her? She is such an adorable dog!
    I've been on Ross his blog and I'm in! Beautiful art he makes. Love it. And 2 lovely dogs he has!
    Thank you for showing me around. I'm waiting for your lily! Have a nice sunday!

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  4. I understand you so well, I feel the same about my pets. Missy looks adorable here and I think she also feels blessed to have you, Pat.
    Thanks for the link, Ross L's blog worths a visit.

    I like everytime you show a step-by-step,I'll be waiting for the finished painting! xx

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  5. Hello dear Pat,
    So lovely to see your Missy. She looks such a little dear. I still miss my boy so much. We are going up to Sally's for tea in a bit. Looking forward to seeing your water lily take shape.
    Hugs
    June xx

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  6. Pat, I'm so glad you're posting with Missy again. To tell the truth, I'd missed hearing about her. Your waterlily looks great already, with those soft drizzles of color. And I just visited Ross' blog, and signed up. His art is wonderful!!! Thank you for directing me to his site. :) xx

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  7. Nice to see the start of this painting, and Oh Missy is so sweet, give her a hug from me.

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  8. Good start. Thank you for introducing us to Ross Lynem. I especially loved Gigi. Missy, as always, is a love.

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  9. sweet Missy. Duke is the same way. If he can't convince me to play he will follow me and just sit quietly and watch me do what I'm doing

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  10. What a wonderful artist. Thanks for the link, I enjoyed browsing his site.
    Can’t wait to see your finished lily!

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  11. I will go visit his blog. I still enjoy art blogs. Quilting blogs have taken up too much of my time and I really think they've kind of put a damper in my creativity. I think soon you will see my artsy side coming through very loud and clear. I've spent time learning how to make things so much better. I sure would like to re-do every single thing I've ever made for you. No machine applique. All hand. I am doing so much better now with that now!

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