Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tried something for the FIRST time!


No pencil sketch first.......just grabbed my new little watercolor paint set and started painting. I know she's not very fancy or by any means, perfect....but it was fun to experiment!! I kind of like her sad face. I think she pouting because of that nose! Sorry princess girl, but this is what you get when I have a half hour left of my lunch break and desire to paint. LOL

19 comments:

Jennifer Williams "Blueskysunburn" said...

I think you did great without a sketch first! I shudder to think what something of mine would look like freehand.

Lisa said...

I like her a lot. She does look like she is pouting but I like her nose. hehe

Mary Anne Gruen said...

I like her a lot too! She has real personality.

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Diane Duda said...

I think she's both fancy and perfect!

Monkey-Cats Studio said...

It is fun to freehand paint and I sometimes get "happy accidents" and sometimes not so happy! I like the spontaneous look of the piece and I think it works beautifully!! This is a keeper!
Laurie

Strawberry Girl said...

I like her too, she looks kinda real. :0)

Micah Holden said...

She's great!! Glad you took the leap... it worked!

Michelle Eaton said...

I think you did a great job with her! She does have a sad look about her.

Serena said...

she turned out fabulous, darla! i love the colours....they add to her melancholy mood. i hope you will do more free hand painting like this.

btw, we would love to have you on board if you're interested in joining our photo-monday group. michelle is a member too. all you need do is post a photo or photos you have taken through the week of your world. there's no pressure and it's so much fun! our group leader is taking a break from blogging for july but, just let me know, and i will pass the word around to our other members. i have all the member's links showing is my sidebar. :)

Michelle said...

I actually love this. I really like what watercolour does....x

Tammy said...

Hi Darla,
Great Painting, love the free spirit.
Thank You for the recipe, I will try it for Dinner.
Good Luck on your weight, I too am going to the gym with a trainer 3 times a week, trying to shed 40 lbs..
Wow, as you age it is tough, I never had a hard time with my weight, now it comes on so fast and goes away so slooooooooow..
I like that Whole Wheat Pasta, I am a Pasta Nut..
Taste good with stir fry veggies, and a little low fat sour cream, and of course crushed garlic..
Have a Great Week!
Hugs
Tammy

Jennifer said...

Looks great... what a fun way to spend your lunch break!

Zinnia said...

She is very beautiful and natural...!
oxoxoxo

Julie said...

This is really, Really beautiful and i think you should do these more often. She is so soft...I don't know how you paint with watercolors but that is amazing! They are so unforgiving and I find them so difficult....you have a definite knack for that medium! : ) xx

Nicola said...

That's a great painting I was only wondering the other day about having a go at an exercise like that you have inspired me!!!

Studio At Crow Haven Farm said...

OMG...this is freaking beautiful. Are you selling this? She is just amazing! Need to see more of these paintings...make lots of them! LOL Just beautiful!
Cheers

Mary Anne Gruen said...

I second what Studio at Crow Haven said...You should make more of these. Just let The Muse rule.

Silke said...

Oh, wow! I love the spontaneous feeling this painting has - it really conveys a mood. Love her!! You are such an inspiration to me! Hugs, Silke

Renee said...

Why is I am the biggest fan of the ones that you think something is wrong with.

She is fantastic Darla.

The house painting is amazing and the one where you say finding your nice or style.

Why? Why can't your style be 'anything goes?'

Love Renee xoxo