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croquis drawing with charcoal

May 20th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 10 Comments »

 

 

First set was one minute drawings.

It’s been loooong time I’ve done this.

First minutes were hard…

 

croquis 1 minute collage by BLOGitse

 

 

croquis 1min_4 by Blogitse

 

It’s been a while I’ve played with charcoal so the medium took some time

to warm up….

 

Here are two minutes drawings

 

croquis 2 minute collage by BLOGitse

 

 

croquis 2 minute collage by BLOGitse

 

You can see she’s sitting, right? 🙂

Five minutes was too hard this time….

I did it but it became total mess but was good practise.

 

If you want to try croquis

check this

 

 

Enjoy!

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

ps. aaachoooo has gone, we both feel ‘normal’ again…

 

 

aaaahchoo!

May 13th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 5 Comments »

 

again, ahchoo!

 

Sorry but we’ve had terrible…achoo! virus…aaaahchoo!

 

Hubby had fever, my biggest problem has been pain in head,

felt like a heavy balloon…

 

Somebody said it’s B virus…

I feel better now but not totally ‘normal’….hopefully totally recovered soooon!

 

How do YOU feel, everything okay?

 

 

Just two ink & watercolor paintings this weekend.

 

 

Theme art May 2016 challenge: ‘flower/flowers’

 

Toukokuun teemataide ‘kukka/kukkia’

 

 

teemataide theme art May 2016 kukkia flowers _2 by BLOGitse

 

#2/6

 

 

 

previous flower #1/6 here

 

 

ensimmäinen kukka on täällä

 

 

teemataide theme art May 2016 kukkia flowers _3 by BLOGitse

 

#3/6

 

 

 

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Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

watercolor fun

May 6th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 9 Comments »

 

Greetings from summery sunny Finland!

 

We’ve had amazing weather for a week now…

to do our sauna building renovation! 🙂

It’s been noisy and dusty – that part mainly done. good.

 

The other day I played with thin paper…

first loosely wrinkled, added watercolors…

 

watercolor fun_1 by BLOGitse

 

 

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wrinkeled, crinkled and crumpled 🙂

 

it became like a…what?

 

watercolor fun_2 by BLOGitse

 

fabric?

 

 

Haven’t had time to sew this week (guests, renovation…) but

I had time to do first of six

 

Theme art May 2016 challenge: ‘flower/flowers’
Toukokuun teemataide ‘kukka/kukkia’

 

 

Ensimmäinen kukka teemataiteeseen.

 

Muste ja vesiväri.

 

 

teemataide theme art May 2016 kukka flower _1 by BLOGitse

 

#1/6

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

ring, ring, ring it’s SPRING!

April 29th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 8 Comments »

 

 

Hauskaa vappua by BLOGitse

 

 

I’ve been sewing after toooo long break.

It took for a while to find right rhythm and

‘see’ how to modify patterns.

Here are a few fabrics I’ve been working with.

 

fabrics by BLOGitse

 

 

April’s Theme art ‘minimalist’ all six works are done.

 

Waiting what’s the theme for May….

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi collage by BLOGitse

 

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Have a funfun spring weekend!

 

 

 

 

R.I.P. Prince

April 22nd, 2016 by BLOGitse received 9 Comments »

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve danced like a hurricane with Prince,

my hubby has always respected Prince as a great musician, an artist.

 

 

R.I.P. Prince by BLOGitse

 

 

 

 

Last two of six Theme art works…

 

Teemataiteen viimeiset kaksi työtä…

 

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_5 by BLOGitse

 

#5/6

 

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_6 by BLOGitse

 

#6/6

 

 

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Collage of all six coming next week…

 

Kaikki kuusi kuvaa ensi viikolla…

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

the joys of spring

April 15th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 10 Comments »

 

 

are surprises reaching for the sun…

 

 

and old peas became a soup 🙂

 

 

to enjoy by BLOGitse

 

the other night hubby made yummy pea soup with whipped cream and

a fresh pea shoot…

 

 

 

Theme art ‘April 2016 ‘minimalism’

Teemakuun minitaidetta

 

(previous post here / edellinen postaus täällä)

 

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_3 by BLOGitse

 

#3/6

 

 

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teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_4 by BLOGitse

 

#4/6

 

 

I looooove spring, this is the best time of the year!!!

How about you, which is your favorite season?

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

theme art and sitting…

April 7th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 10 Comments »

 

 

It’s time for April’s Theme art ‘minimalism’.

 

Teemakuun taidetta huhtikuu 2016

 

‘minimalismi’

 

 

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_1 by BLOGitse

 

#1/6

 

teemataide theme art April 2016 minimalism minimalismi_2 by BLOGitse

 

 

#2/6

 

watercolor and ink, size 9×13 cm (3,5×5 in)

 

 

 

I did a series of watercolor + ink abstracts too, size A3

here’s one

 

abstract ink and watercolor painting by BLOGitse

 

I can see interesting details what water and colors made…

 

 

Like this from right down

 

detail of abstract ink and watercolor painting by BLOGitse

 

 

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and sitting…not a bull

 

but

 

a squirrel  – isn’t it cute!

 

sitting squirrel by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

spring is here!

April 1st, 2016 by BLOGitse received 10 Comments »

 

Yes, spring is here but it’s still cool…

 

It looked like this on Thursday 31.3.2016  by the sea in Helsinki, Finland

 

 

Kompassitori, Helsinki_1 31.3.2016 by BLOGitse

 

 

Kompassitori, Helsinki_2 31.3.2016 by BLOGitse

 

 

A few days ago I shot these little beauties in our garden

 

 

white blossoms by BLOGitse

 

 

spring whites by BLOGitse

 

 

What are these?

I am NOT a horticulturist, I know nothing about plants, autch.

 

 

Tiedätkö mikä näiden kaunokaisten nimi on?

 

 

Our Easter time was busy – we changed our bedroom to the garden side and

our ‘office’ to the other side.

 

I’m still organizing all that stuff…

This is how I felt yesterday 🙂

 

 

in the middle of organizing by BLOGitse

 

 

Not very dark –  but busy looking strokes! 🙂

 

 

A couple of details

 

 

detail_1 of watercolor painting by BLOGitse

 

 

detail_2 of watercolor painting by BLOGitse

 

 

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 I’m sorry I haven’t visited your blogs but arranging stuff

 

took all my time and energy.

 

I promise to visit again asap!!!

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

just colors…

March 24th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 8 Comments »

 

It’s weekend again!

 

During this week I’ve been sunbathing twice!

🙂 it was nice and sunny in our terrace but…

 

I had to have warm clothes on so it was only face and hands sunbathing 🙂

 

 

Here are my last paintings for

 

 

theme art month March ‘scenery’

 

 

teemakuun taidetta maaliskuu 2016 ‘maisema’

 

linking also for

 

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#5-6/6

 

 

teemataide theme art March 2016 scenery maisema_5 by BLOGitse

 

#5

 

 

teemataide theme art March 2016 scenery maisema_6 by BLOGitse

 

#6

 

 

 

And all 6 works together:

 

Tässä vielä kollaasi,

uutta haastetta odotellen:

 

 

teemataide maaliskuu 2016 theme art by BLOGitse

 

 

 

 

happy easter 2016 by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing spring holiday!

 

 

swim in or ski on

March 18th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 13 Comments »

 

 

It’s a winter day…sunny moment.

 

first you have sauna and then by BLOGitseFirst you have a good ‘löyly’ in sauna…then you walk down and…

 

 

then you jump in to swim by BLOGitse

dive or jump in! eeeek! yes, it’s cold!

 

sunny winter day to have a swim by BLOGitse

but sunny

 

or would you like to ski by BLOGitse

or would you like to ski on the lake?

 

ski or swim by BLOGitse

 

 

swim in or ski on the lake by BLOGitse

 

 

 

Which is it for you to swim or ski? 🙂

No winter swimming for me – too cold….brrrrrrr…

 

 

Theme art month ‘scenery’

 

Teemakuun taidetta ‘maisema’

 

#3-4/6

 

theme art March 2016 scenery maisema_3 by BLOGitse

 

#3

 

 

teemataide theme art March 2016 scenery maisema_4 by BLOGitse

 

#4

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

 

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