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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

New Orleans Painting


Several of my friends have talked about the Cork N Canvas classes, where you go and socialize, have a bit of wine, then you paint a simple picture on a canvas. Well last Thursday after work I stopped at Wal-mart and bought a 16 x 20 canvas and a small arylic paint set, and some brushes. Then I went home and searched the internet for some clipart to use in my picture, since I do not draw very well. I traced the jester hat, the fleur de lis, the saxphone and the street car. I free handed the street lamp, the house, the St. Louis Cathderal, the piano keys, and the tabasco bottle. I have to say that it took me 5 -1/2 days to complete this painting. It will a challenge to me to see if I could accomplish this on my own with no intructions. I think I did a pretty good job.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

very good job

Anonymous said...

Patty, Patty, Patty - I am sooooo proud of your work and have been bragging about it and showing it off. I am so happy to see how much you have grown through your passion of art and that you found what was hidden inside of you. This is a lesson to all of us to open our hearts and our minds to see what might be locked away inside of us. I hope that Mom and Dad are looking down and can see they have another little artist at work, who has that desire that they both used in their talents. I am anxiously awaiting your next work of art. We are never to old to learn something new.

With all my love,
Liz

Anonymous said...

Patty great job! Sign me up. I'll will be the first one to sign up for that class. Love the picture.
Love ya,
Tammy Z.

Lainie said...

Awesome paint work Patty. Just fabulous!!

Peppermint "Patty" said...

Patty,
You did an outstanding job. YOur picture came out lovely. Great job! You're an artist!!! luv, patty