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. :) 
Today's Random Thoughts

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  1. Beautiful painting, it has turned out exceptionally good *****
    And what great news about your new companion, I am sure this match was made in heaven, that little doggie has found a great family! Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

  2. Great art this week, Carol! Looks like the new member of your family has fit right in. She's adorable.

  3. Lovely photo and Art pieces

    Happy PPF

    much love...

  4. There is magic in your painting. Love your weet doggie!
    Happy PPF xx

  5. Lovely art! Such a sweet dog and I love her name!

  6. It's so great that you rescued the puppy and now you have a new family member that needed a home. I really love your magical painting and also your random thoughts are wonderful!

  7. Oh wow Carol, I love your painting! Beautiful colours and tezture. And your new dog is such a cutie! I'm sure she'll be happy in your home!

  8. oh what a touching story and happy news about the pups and your new Mini Me!! Wishing you all the best with her- and I can see she will have the best life ever with you. Your painting is fantastic-great colors and textures in this male portrait! Happy weekend!

  9. Yay! So happy for you about that sweet little girl puppy! She is darling... that face! She landed in a great place with you! I agree with the commenter that said there is magic in your painting!

  10. Sounds like a little magic came into your life this week!! So adorable...glad your hubby knows your heart so well!! Such an adorable pup....and such a grand home she has...with a big yard to run around in! Oh those two will have so much fun together!! Congratulations on the new happy for you!!

    Hugs Giggles

  11. The painting is excellent. I love everything about it. So glad you have a new addition to your family.

  12. ::waves:: Hi Carol! It's been a while since I've visited and it's noce to reconnect here. Mini Me is just adorable! And I love that new piece you did for the Children of the Wild workshop.

    Merry creating!

  13. So happy that you are enjoying your new puppy, so fun.
    This kind tend to be such smart dogs.

    Your painting is wonderful and I enjoyed the quotes.