Waterfall in the clouds on cardboard.
And then, we have some clouds which I painted in my sketchbook as a test to see how it handles acrylic paint!
That little painting session on the patio this evening was a really nice way to end the day!
I didn’t have time to write about yesterday as I came home really late last night and I was exhausted!
I went to an open mic session to see a friend I met back in February in the vocal workshop, and she introduced me to everyone. I didn’t perform, but I had a lovely time! And now I feel like next week I can actually go and perform!!!
And on my way back, I had the best taxi driver ever, he just made my night even better!! We had a really nice conversation and he made me very comfortable & happy. (And, if you’re reading this, I’d like to say thank you again for being so nice!!)
So, I had a lovely time and hopefully next week I will be performing in that pub! My first real performance ever!!!
To be continued…
I hope you enjoyed the painting!
Until next post, embrace being late! The Universe made you miss that bus for a reason! 😉
Have been encouraging my mom for so long to go back to creating and today, after one year of me having given her some art supplies, she made something!
When I arrived last Saturday, she was really excited when I gave her a brand new canvas and was already dreaming of what she could paint on it. And, last night, I showed her a Bob Ross video and she was both, blown away & inspired! So, this morning, after neverending chores, she painted something.
It was her first time ever truly painting (something other than the house’s walls and tables haha) with acrylics. She did it on a 180gsm piece of blue paper which could have not ended well, since she was using a little too much water. But, she nailed it!
She was really proud of the results and had loads of fun. Now, she keeps talking about practicing until she gets the hang of it so she can paint on the canvas. I mean, look at her!
Lots of love for my mom! ❤
I love this picture!
My mother is literally one of the most beautiful and bravest women that I have ever met. And today was her 54th birthday.
Years go by and yet she still remains as beautiful. I am so thankful for all that she is and all that she gives. And I just can’t wait to see her again!
I initially came up with three different ideas in my sketchbook of what I could paint for her. But since I couldn’t make up my mind on which to choose, I decided I would simply paint them all and then pick the best out of them. I had enough time on my hands and of course, I could definitely have used more painting practice!
Last night, at around midnight, I finally completed all three paintings. But, with my tired eyes facing my beautiful creations, I still couldn’t pick one. So I figures, since it is my mom’s present, I will let her pick.
And so, this morning, I call her to wish her the most happiest birthday and I present to her the three 20×20 paintings and tell her that she’s free to choose whichever she prefers. And so, my mom finds it hard as well to choose one and therefore decides that she wants all of them!
Haha So that’s the story behind them, now here’s all of them with some details. It is all flower themed and somehow ended up more like an under water theme…
It was really fun to make! And I really enjoyed working on three at once which allowed me to switch freely from one to the other whenever I felt like I needed a break or while one needed to dry before a next step.
She loved all of them and I am proud of them. So, it’s a perfectly executed job!
I just can’t wait to see her again!!! ❤
Still listening to City of Stars on repeat. Painted this last night. I was still trying to practice some floral moves for my mom’s birthday present, but I lost all control. The song drove me there. I love my story behind this painting, but I won’t share it out loud, just so you have all the room for your own interpretation! 😉
I’m not as proud of it as of my last painting(click here if you haven’t seen it yet), but like I literally just said, I love what it tells and it’s pretty colorful which feels good to look at. And yet, there’s still a little bittersweetness that linger in the back of my mouth when I look at it.
Until next post, keep dreaming through the storms! ❤
Needed some practice before I start working on my mom’s and brother’s birthday presents. I haven’t painted anything since E’s b-day present!! So, I’m a little rusty and I want my family’s paintings to be as good as it gets!
So, I painted this, on a piece of cardboard:
I originally intended it to be orientated “upside down” so that it would look like the blue flowers shed their leaves into the fire. But after thought, I realized it would be perfect the other way around! Anyways, here’s some details:
I am so proud of it, honestly! It came out a little messy since I didn’t plan anything, and so my layering was a little “nonsense”, as Emily&Adam like to put it. But the colors are so vibrant and the story it tells is subtle enough that it doesn’t refrain you from enjoying the vibrant colors!!
Hi! Yesterday I was trying desperately to learn intervals on the guitar and do some sight reading too and what made it better was having Dee by my side.
For those who don’t know, Dee is the impersonation of my friendship with Esther and therefore is filled with love, darkness and weird. She gave him to me last Christmas and ever since he’s been like our little mascot! He’s always with us when we hang out!
So, as Dee had been staring at me for a couple hours and I needed a break, I figured I could use some watercolor practice and he deserved a beautiful portrait!
So here’s Dee in the woods. Sorta. Behold:
I’ve gotten better at watercolor since my first attempt when I bought some watercolor pencils(which have now been passed onto my best friend, Lilly)! But there’s still a long way to go…
It’s hard to control the water properly and also I have a hard time getting any details really. But I’ll get there!
I used pastel in the sky and a little bit in the dark areas below the trees too. Oh and for the black in his eyes since I don’t have black in my palette!
The trees were painted in the same style I made this watercolor back at my mom’s place last year.
I like it very much!! Took me longer than it should have but I’ve been very distracted lately and lacking energy too which renders me slower than usual.
Anyways. That’s probably gonna be my only art of the day!
I’ve got some guitar to do now and also, maybe before, go for a fucking walk to allow my mind to breathe a bit!
Just two more pictures! Side to side:
Until next post, practice, practice, practice! But don’t forget to take breaks, drink lots of water and stretch&move to keep your wonderful bodies and minds healthy! ❤
P.S.: I had forgotten to add the links to my previous posts like a silly goose I am! But it’s all fixed now! x)