Friday, June 17, 2011

A Distraction for Friday

 A Distraction

Oh man, I had to get away from that last painting with something that didn't need to make any sense!
I went out into the backyard garden with the watercolors determined to get away to a far away place. Planted out under the crabapple tree are these late blooming, salmon azaleas among other flowers and potted planters.

Twenty minutes was all I wanted and I did it. Done. I really didn't care what I came away with as far as a finished product. Back in the saddle people! A little too washy in some spots, but who cares anyway? I mixed up some pleasing colors, threw them down on the paper with no objective other than the process of painting something, anything.

A little secret: on the other half of this paper was the dance party painting. It took all I had not to paint right over it. Would have been some kind of satisfying though.

10 comments:

  1. Some Distractions are quite lovely. :)

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  2. So pretty; love your watercolors! You're right, sometimes it's just important to finish a project, especially when you've been away from it for a while. You can't just "get your feet wet," You have to jump (or dive in). Congratulations!

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  3. so... pretty, funny how it comes so much easier when there are no expectations!

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  4. Lovely one, Dora.

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  5. Beaded Pillow- thank you for your lovely comment!

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  6. Hurricane Pottery-if I wade in and take my time I get in trouble, so yes, I jump! Thanks so much!

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  7. Maria, the pressure is OFF! Thanks!

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  8. Thanks for that Anonymous!!

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  9. Thanks for dropping by to comment Brigitte!

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