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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
'Airport Girl' and Introduction - Teri
I am always amazed when serendipity hits my life. While spending Christmas in Wisconsin (I am a snowbird in Arizona) I happened to read Krista's Blog and noticed the "100 Paintings Challenge" so I came right over to look.
Then I saw the announcement on Laure's Blog and I knew I had to do this - pure serendipity!
We got back to AZ today and one of the first things I did was sign up!
I thought it would be fun to start with my 'Airport Girl' that I did while waiting for the plane. It really tells where I am. I love to do an illustrated daily journal but I am finding that all the painting I do is fast, too fast sometimes and fairly small. When I painted 'Airport Girl', I thought of what I had read and decided to do a better sketch. I think I got her 'waiting' posture okay and I did paint her on the spot but I want to
Laure suggested 'Improve' must be my word for the year. And so it shall be.
I intend to improve by taking more time when painting and painting larger.
One thing I am going to work on is landscapes. I find them very difficult and tend to avoid them. I also know that I will be inspired to try new things during this year.
Thank you Laure for being so innovative in helping us struggling artists!!