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Friday, September 29th, 2017

 

Hi everyone!

On holiday in Málaga, we visited

CACmálaga – Contemporary Art Center of Málaga

 

I was staring this huge 240 x 300 cm (94 x 118 in) painting

by Santiago Ydáñez

 

a painting by Santiago Ydáñez by BLOGitse

 

Look at these eyes. Especially the left eye, amazing!

 

detail of Santiago Ydáñez’s painting by BLOGitse

 

 

My early bird is from another planet, hahahah,

a quick sketch and some color…

the early bird catches the candy by BLOGitse

‘the early bird catches the candy’

 

 

Here it’s feeding time….

theme art challenge Sept 2017 ‘let’s start’ #5 feeding by BLOGitse

 

 

theme art challenge Sept 2017 ‘let’s start’ #4 fish by BLOGitse

 

Early bird and the fish are for

Theme Art challenge in September 2017

 

and all together

theme art challenge Sept 2017 ‘let’s start’ collage by BLOGitse

 

All of my works are also for

Paint Party Friday

 

 

I have a wish for Blogger bloggers:

most of PPF bloggers do NOT have

name/URL option to leave a comment.

Because I have self-hosted blog that

option is the only one for me, please change your settings!

(I don’t use google, wp..or any other options)

 

If you don’t/will not have this option please tell me why not?

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

 

 

 

it’s September!

Friday, September 1st, 2017

 

 

Hi everyone!
How are you? Did you have a good summer?
My summer was great even if the weather wasn’t perfect…hubby had six weeks vacation so we had time to do things at home and a couple of short trips etc. And tomorrow we’ll escape for two weeks. First one week in Greece and then another in Spain. Can’t wait sun, good food and wine, swimming, being…

I’ll try to draw 29faces too. And to take a lot of photos! 🙂

 

 

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fNLT8gYFJ1Q/WZR9RqLm_lI/AAAAAAAAHg4/kd_4w_rmpx072iWpzW2y-iquEU4qz-GawCLcBGAs/s1600/29Faces%2BSept%2B2017%2BSM.JPG

 

 

This time I’ll try to do all 29 + 1 with one line,

 

‘Continuous Line Contour Drawing’

 

#1 faces Sept 2017

 

faces29 Sept 2017 #1 by BLOGitse

 

 

 

This face is also for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

 

We visited Viljandi, Estonia this summer.

Viljandi is a small, walkable, green, cute city with lots of culture!

This is the first set of photos from Viljandi.

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_1 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_2 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_3 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_4 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_5 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_6 by BLOGitse

 

Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle_7 by BLOGitse

More coming next week!

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

water + color…

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

 

 

together is watercolor 😆

 

Last couple of days have been SUNNY and WARM!

 

I bought a pile of 300 g paper from England.

Oh, and have I painted – yes, yes, yes!

I really like that paper and I must, must order more of it before

all 100 sheets are gone……..

 

I shot this peony bud in 9.6.2017

 

peony bud 9.6.2017 by BLOGitse

 

it was inspiration to sketch

 

peony bud, watercolor, ink by BLOGitsewith ink and watercolors

 

 

 

These have no outside inspiration,

just colors and flow 🙂

 

 

These two I painted on that new paper…

 

I can see the sun, watercolor by BLOGitse

 

Do you see something here?

(I had no plan, just played with colors)

 

 

lemon yellow, watercolor by BLOGitse

 

 

a detail

detail of lemon yellow, watercolor by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

ps. pls have URL/name option to leave a comment on your blog!

 

 

 

 

 

 

coffee and watercolors…

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

 

 

Hi everyone!

We’ve had a beautiful, sunny week! wow!

Every morning I’ve painted something and then enjoyed

sunbathing in our terrace…

 

I’ve put more layers on this canvas

now it looks like this, not complete yet.

 

texture painting more layers (not ready) by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

I’ve played with coffee. A few coffee based papers are waiting

for action.

 

I don’t like this as a painting but

I love those details of it!

 

coffee and watercolor by BLOGitse

 

 

coffee and watercolor collage by BLOGitse

 

 

For Theme Art challenge May 2017

‘5 minutes’

we need to sketch and finish the work in 5 minutes.

This was quicker but maybe all together 5 minutes…

 

 

Theme Art challenge May 2017 5 mins_sketch by BLOGitse

 

 

My iPod which I use a lot,

for example when on dentist’s chair…

 

 

Theme Art challenge May 2017 5 mins_complete by BLOGitse

 

 

Teemakuun toukokuun haaste ‘5 minuuttia’,

ensimmäinen kuvapari – iPod, joka on mukanani aina.

 

 

Flowers with coffee…

 

coffee and watercolor flowers by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

snow, rain…we got it all

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

 

This April has been very interesting.

One day it’s sunny,

next day snowy,

the following rainy…

 

Look at these images

 

footpath 23.04.2017 by BLOGitse

 

Sunday 23.4.2017

 

it was nice and dry to have ‘a forest walk’

 

 

snowfall 25.4.2017 by BLOGitse

 

Wet snowfall Tuesday 25.4.2017

 

 

grape hyacinth helmililja 25.04.2017 by BLOGitse

 

Tired Grape hyacinths Tuesday 25.4.2017

 

 

grape hyacinth helmililja 26.04.2017 by BLOGitse

 

Grape hyacinths in the Wednesday afternoon 26.4.2017

 

 

after a short shower of hail by BLOGitse

 

Terrace table after a very short shower of hail

Wednesday 26.4.2017

 

 

Between dentist visit and filling a tax return I started to repaint

some old acrylic paintings.

 

Here’s first step I did,

more layers will come later…

 

 

texture painting (not ready) by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

and a couple of details

 

texture painting detail_1 by BLOGitse

 

 

texture painting detail_2 by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend! by BLOGitse

 

 

spring = more light

Friday, April 21st, 2017

 

Hi everyone!

Thanks for your kind and supportive words last week!

This week has been better even if I almost

ate a dental implant screw. It’s back again…oh boy.

But otherwise life is good! 🙂

 

For

Theme Art challenge in April 2017
’something new’

 

paper yarn something new_8 theme art april 2017 by BLOGitse

 

 

paper yarn something new_9 theme art april 2017 by BLOGitse

 

Previous posts here and here.

 

something new collage by BLOGitse

 

This was FUN!

 

 

Kaikki ‘jotain uutta’ on postattu. Olipa virkistävää tehdä ihan jotain uutta! 🙂

 

 

One more.

I got an inspiration of this image…

 

paper yarn macro by BLOGitse

 

 

to draw with pencil this tiny detail for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

inspired of paper yarn by BLOGitse

 

 

It’s still cold here in Finland but here’s a promise of tulips….

 

waiting for tulips by BLOGitse

 

On Saturday 22nd of April 2017

Sunrise at 5:45

Sunset at 20:57

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

last face…almost

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

 

This is it, last picture – number 29

 

for

 

29faces Feb 2017

 

challenge

 

#29

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #29 by BLOGitse

 

 

and one more

 

‘an extra man’

 

extra man by BLOGitse

 

 

I link these for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

where dozens of artists show their

 

works every Friday…

 

 

All my 29faces Feb 2017 pictures are

 

 

 

 

HERE

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

rosy dreams by BLOGitse

 

‘rosy dreams’

 

 

 

Autch,

 

almost forgot

 

Theme Art challenge collage

 

February 2017

 

‘stamping’

 

 

Theme Art Feb 2017 collage by BLOGitse

 

 

 

 

29faces Feb 2017: #25-28

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

 

 

Wow, this is it – end of February!

 

#25

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #25 by BLOGitse

 

 

#26

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #26 by BLOGitse

 

 

#27

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #27 by BLOGitse

 

 

#28

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #28 by BLOGitse

 

 

Picture #29 I will post on Friday…

 

 

29faces Feb 2017: #22 – 24

Friday, February 24th, 2017

 

 

wow, February is soon gone

and

spring is peeping in a corner…

 

29faces Feb 2017

images

#22 – 24

 

 

#22

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #22 by BLOGitse

 

 

#23

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #23 by BLOGitse

 

 

#24

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #24 by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

 

29 faces Feb 2017 – #18 – 21

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

 

 

Previous face posts you find with a tag ‘ 29faces Feb 2017 ‘

 

 

# 18

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #18 by BLOGitse

 

 

#19

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #19 by BLOGitse

 

 

#20

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #20 by BLOGitse

 

 

#21

 

faces29 Feb 2017 #21 by BLOGitse

 

 

More faces coming on Friday…

 

 

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