Sunday, November 15, 2009

The Red Bucket

I think I have finished now. I have enjoyd this piece a bit of fun.

I just dropped off some work to the Lilydale show. A local agriculture show that we have. They have anything from cooking to art and award ribbons for works. I have entered in to it for the last couple of years. One good thing about it is that it is nice and close. I nearly missed the drop off today as I have lost my entry form and thought the drop off was after 5 but it was meant to be before 4.00pm. I was lucky that the man taking the pieces was still there.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

The red bucket WIP

It was a beautiful day today, but a little hot 33 degrees celcius. The gorgeous weather inspired the beginnings of this beach scene. An intimate moment between brother and big sister playing with a bucket on the beach.

Some more work is required to finish, but at least you can see that I have been painting. This is the first piece I have started since working full time. Everyone in my family had gone out for the day which left me with some quiet time. I put some blues music on the stereo and listenend to the sounds of the brass and the beat of the music.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Hi, I have started working full time which is eating into my painting time. This is a small sketch in conte. It is of my niece who is in Engalnd. This was from one of her graduation ball photos.

Today we went to a local market that has moved to Healesville. The new location is really pretty and the crowds were buzzing. It is a craft market and I went there with a purpose. All the grand children and great grandchildren of my granny pat received some money. While I have banked my children's I spent some of mine today on a rustic outdoor seat made from redgum and old rusty wheels. I love it as I love my granny. I hope to have it for a long time to come to remind me of her.

Granny Pat was an outdoor person who loved gardening. She also loved chairs so I am sure she will love my choice of purchase.

I was lucky I think to buy it now because when I asked the man who made it where he got the wheels from, he said his supply was drying up and he was looking to continue with other business endeavours.