Friday, August 26, 2016

Paint Party Friday

WOW! What a great and crazy week it has been here!!! Lots of good things going on but we'll start with my HAPPY NEWS!!
Some of you know that a few weeks ago I rescued a Yorkie puppy off the highway . The owners didn't show up until after 9 days and I was totally attached to the little guy. Plus it was obvious that the owner was not a responsible pet owner and it broke my heart to leave him there. 
Well this week my husband surprised me with this little princess...
She's 6 months...completely house trained and came full loaded with accessories. 
Her precious owner did not know she was pregnant when she bought her and with two other very small children she didn't think she would be able to give the puppy the attention she needed. So she made the decision to re-home her while she was still young. 
Her name is Mini Me and she has completely stolen my heart. She and our other dog get along fantastically and he is so happy to have a playmate....even if she is only weights 7.5 pounds and he weighs 50. :) 
 This is my husband getting lots of attention from the two dogs ♥
Now to the art. ♥♥♥♥
I'm still working on lessons from the 
Here is the one I finished this week ...
  He is painted on a vintage napkin that I adhered to a 12 X 12 in gallery wrapped canvas....
.... then I applied gesso, papers, and texture before painting. 
The background has about 6 layers of paints and glazes. I'm very happy with the way this one turned out. :) 
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Friday, August 19, 2016

Paint Party Friday

Sliding in at the last minute here. 
It's been a roller coaster week for me and I'm having trouble getting back into the swing of it. It's happening slowly though. 
The rescue puppy that I had fallen in love with was claimed by the owner which broke my heart. After 8 days he had wormed his way into our lives. The saddest part is that I know in my gut the the owner is not a responsible pet owner and the little guy will be running loose again soon. 
My Mother also had another small stroke and spent a  3 days in the hospital. She has no permanent damage and they feel she will make a full recovery. It just frazzles us to pieces when she has one of these. 
So now I'm trying to catch up with the garden, my sleep ,my peace of mind and squeeze in a bit of art too. 
So this is what I started tonight ...
...She's not done but she's presentable at this point. This a piece from the 
Children of the Wild 
class I am taking here...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Paint Party Friday

It's time to party and what better place than Paint Party Friday !!!
Thanks again for all the work you do Eva and Kristin ♥♥♥♥♥
Still not a whole lot of art going on here... it's still summer and then to even have less time I manage to rescue this adorable Pup from the highway and no one wants to claim him :( 
So guess who is trying to teach him how to be a respectable dog in a multi animal home. 

Amazingly he and the other dog get along great.
I worried about that :-/ 

Now the cats are another story all together. 
They think he's an alien and he thinks he needs to catch them. It may be a while before a truce is settle there. 
For art I finished painting a tea box to reuse as a gift box.

and started on a jewelry gift box...

It's been to hot to really do much outside other than pick what I have to in the vegetable garden. Weeds need pulled in the flowerbeds but maybe next week won't be so hot. 
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