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Terri D.'s Blog – August 2015 Archive (5)

Just a tad more editing

Think I'm going to leave this alone for a while until the painting tells me the next way to go. Not totally happy with the sky or the moon rise, but it's getting there. Need to do a little more with the water in way of shadowing and work on the splash. I thought about putting in another dolphin; however, with the way the current one is situated, to add another would be too crowded. Perhaps one at a later date. 

I do appreciate all the comments and input, it is very helpful.…

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Added by Terri D. on August 19, 2015 at 4:37pm — 5 Comments

More paint playing

I have worked a little more on the painting. Still have to work on the dolphin, the splash of water and adding the ripples. It still needs something, but can't quite put my finger on it. Oh well, it will come when its ready to.

Added by Terri D. on August 18, 2015 at 11:58am — 5 Comments

Playing with paints

My DH decided I needed to get the creative juices flowing so he brought in my easel from the garage and we went shopping for paints, new brushes and canvas. Right now I'm dabbling in acrylics and currently have a partial painting in the works. Letting it dry while I figure where to go with it. While I'm not thrilled with how it looks at the moment, I am pleased that I am at least painting and sketching. I can see that I've got to do something on the shadowing as I've gotten it much too dark,…

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Added by Terri D. on August 16, 2015 at 5:43pm — 5 Comments

Girls night out painting

Tonight a dear friend/family member and I had a little girls night out and went to a painting free style class. It was a lot of fun and, surprisingly, we were able to do a complete painting in 2 hours time. Had a ball and it was nice to just kick back and relax doing something I thoroughly enjoy. It's been a long time since I've painted anything. 

This is Josie with her completed painting.…

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Added by Terri D. on August 4, 2015 at 8:04pm — 5 Comments

Can't sew - SO I doodle!

Until I can get these ocular migraines under control and, hopefully, the visual disturbances that seem to go with them, I am only able to doodle and sketch rather than sew. Haven't sketched in a long while and the two posted below were faces that came out of dreams. Not sure what to make of it, if anything. Any how, they are what they are. Think I will look into seeing if there are any art classes around that deal in drawing people. I have been doing the doodles freehand with an ink brush…

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Added by Terri D. on August 3, 2015 at 3:53pm — 7 Comments

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