Sunday, January 10, 2010

Painting! Finally!!

Finally, I am ready to share with you another quick little painting that wasn't so quick to paint after all...

That little face at the bottom gave me such problems. At one point, I painted over it and started new - just the small face. Once I was painting, I painted fairly fast and love the brushstrokes of the background! And finally, I am happy with the whole painting!

I painted another little portrait today while I had the paints out and I can't wait for it to be dry so I can scan it and show you!! It's very different from my previous work!

In the meantime, thank you for all your great comments on my last post - I read every one of them with relish! Wishing you a wonderful Sunday! We are trying to stay warm in a very unusual cold snap here in the southern US! I hope you are warm and cozy wherever you live!!

19 comments:

  1. A beautiful painting as always dear Silke - looking forward to seeing your new painting.

    Do take care & keep warm too xxx

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  2. Hi beautiful! Oh I´m looking forward to see your new painting! Here it is very cold. Both our cars don´t start, our guestbath is frozen (toilet, sink and laundry). And our dishwasher was also frozen. Luckily the things in the house is now ok, but the cars are not ok. I hope it will be a little warmer soon.....Hugs, annika

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  3. Another pair of lovely ladies! Now to me, this looks like mother and daughter. I love the tip of their heads and also the colors. Nicely done!

    I must go check out Daniel's blog now... Stay cozy!

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  4. Just love your new painting, Silke... and it's nice to hear about your process, even if you had to paint over the face and start over (secret -- I do the same kinds of things... don't we all?).
    And I'm anticipating the revelation of your latest drying project... something different, huh? Good work, painting again.
    David
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    January 10, 2010 2:06 PM

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  5. Darling painting Silke! I can't wait to see your new one. Take care and stay warm! We are finally going to have a bit of a warm up...18 degrees! I won't even need a coat!!
    Hugs,
    Kelly

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  6. They are beautiful. I haven't had time to get in and start a painting because I'm trying to study for my r/e renewal. It is time consuming because there are so many chapters/questions. I like the colors in your painting. Great work and have a wonderful week.

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  7. I know the struggle. Ugh! Why is that so. I repainted mine four times over! Have a wonderful evening Silke.

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  8. these faces are beautiful and i love the colors you used..

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  9. Very nice painting. I especially like the way you did their hair and of course the background. I always love your backgrounds. Stay warm.

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  10. It truly turned out lovely, Silke! :) Can't wait to see the others you've been working on! Theresa

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  11. Did you know you are making me want to paint like you? i love the colors in their hair and their sweet expressions.
    That reminds me of your new photo, very lovely Silke!
    stay warm ♥
    lori

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  12. Another lovely painting. You seem to be painting the aura of your ladies, they are always surrounded by light...
    Keep warm!

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  13. Worth the wait, Silke, it turned out beautifully! That's the beauty of acrylics - being able to paint over what you don't like. Watercolour can be so unforgiving!! Catching up a bit on your latest blog posts too - I just love the look of that German magazine - bet it's full of goodies! I have been thinking about what to make for you... I hope to start tomorrow!x

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  14. Silke they are fabulous. I have my new painting from you right on my wall to the left of me. It is so pretty.

    LOve Renee xoxo

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  15. What a lovely painting. I have no artistic abilities but I have always heard that faces are the hardest of them all.

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  16. Beautiful Silke!
    Thanks for visiting and in answer to your question, I used regular letter stamps and just painted them with gold paint. I also used a french script stamp the same way on the background :)
    Have a wonderful and creative week my friend!!

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  17. A fabulous painting, Silke! You're an inspiration and it's always great to see your work. Stay warm, bright one. xx

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  18. Hi Silke! Beautiful painting, I am glad you finally could paint the smallest face, and with a good result.
    Kisses.

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