Baby steps.

Today I am going to work on this,

and this,

I’m going to try to keep with the acrylics on the first one. The bottom one, because I’ve already started over the acrylics with oil pastel, I’ll finish with the pastels.

If I can follow through (always my problem) with the acrylics I think I will prefer the top painting to the bottom one. The oil pastels seem less spontaneous to me although I love the richness of the colours. (You can’t tell here as the photograph is bad).

I applied to the art festival I do each year. This time I applied to take some paintings as well as my jewelry. I’m just not sure though. I’m always saying that maybe next year I’ll be ready. Ready to display my jewelry in a more professional manner. Ready to sell my jewelry as a proper business. Ready to make a real effort at painting, etc., etc. But next year is always the same as this year. This is why I’ve applied for painting also.

I don’t think my paintings are very good. I’d like to work on them to a point where I feel comfortable trying to sell them but confidence always gets in the way of me even trying (hence the worry wart). This blog has helped me though. I am putting them out there, warts and all (no offense to my wart) and it’s becoming easier to get over myself.

Now, finally, I have sent off some photo’s to the art festival people – even though I have none finished.

(Where’s that darn worry wart when you need him!).

Baby steps people 🙂

0 thoughts on “Baby steps.

  1. Hi,

    I seldom find something I like on that Etsy Blog forum, but your blog is different. I enjoyed it and I will take a closer look.

    Your pictures are good. And I am very neat picking and seldom like pictures. Looks like you have received a good education in Arts.I like the quietness and stability of the bottom one, and uneven movement and bright colors of the top one.

    • thank you eugenie. i am learning a lot about myself by writing this blog. one of them being that i complain a lot about painting lol hopefully i’ll be moving on from that soon 🙂

      it’s nice to hear from you.

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