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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!

 

 

 

ho-ho-holiday…summer holiday

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

will start on Monday…

 

I’ll be offline until September, yes!

It will be traveling, a painting course, hopefully more

sun and warmer days!

 

We eat oatmeal porridge every morning –

our tummies are happy! 🙂

 

I’ll be back after oat threshing here in Finland.

 

oat on color by BLOGitse

 

 

oat, negative by BLOGitse

 

negative colors

 

 

 

oat by BLOGitse

 

 

oat, watercolor and ink by BLOGitse

watercolor and ink

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

oat, ink and watercolor by BLOGitse

watercolor and ink

 

 

 

Happy summer holidays by BLOGitse

 

 

just colors…

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

 

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

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

#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!

 

 

mom – it’s orange #133 – from Sydney 3

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

 

This is my last

 

Mandarin Orange Monday

 

post from Sydney…

 

Next time I’ll post from home

 

Helsinki, Finland again…

 

sigh

 

 

This is the mystery shot…..

 

MoM #133 mystery by BLOGitse

 

 

of

 

this original

 

‘a plate full of mixed watercolors’

 

seen here at the weekend.

 

 

mixed watercolors by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a good week everyone!

 

 

Because I’m busy rest of the holiday in Sydney,

 

I’ll visit your blogs at the end of the week when back at home!

 

weekend #12 – from Sydney 3

Friday, March 20th, 2015

 

It’s our last weekend in Sydney!

 

Sigh, but we’ve had a great holiday!

 

I apologize not visiting your blogs –

 

we’ve been most of the time outside and

 

when in we’ve been sleeping! 🙂

 

 

Next weekend I’ll visit your blogs, I promise!!!

 

 

This amazing tree is perfect for

 

Geometric Friday

 

 

geometrical tree in Sydney by BLOGitse

 

 

 

I got an idea for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

painting from this Sydney city shot…

 

idea for my left hand sketching in Sydney by BLOGitse

 

old, new, modern, retro next to each other…

 

 

Some watercolor on a plate…

 

first  step for sketching by BLOGitse

 

 

a few drops of water…

 

mixed watercolors by BLOGitse

 

Left hand marker pen drawing

and mixed watercolors…

 

a piece of modern art! 🙂

 

 

left hand sketching by BLOGitse

 

 

That was fun to do!

 

 

We are not good beer drinkers

but I like Aussie tags/labels…

 

Aussie beer by BLOGitse

 

I shot these trough the store window…

 

Aussie beer tags by BLOGitse

 

 

Aussie beer tags 2 by BLOGitse

 

 

Aussie beer tags 3 by BLOGitse

 

 

Wine bottles have also funny and creative tags/labels…

 

This kind of fun we should have in Finland too!!!

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

I’ll be busy rest of the holiday,

so I’ll visit your blogs next week!

 

 

mom – it’s orange #132 – from Sydney 2.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

 

 

This is my mystery shot for

 

Mandarin Orange Monday

 

this week

 

 

mom #132 mystery by BLOGitse

 

 

You can NOT guess that it’s….

 

giant octopus on a submarine Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia

 

a giant octopus on a submarine

Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia

 

 

Here’s how it looks further…

 

giant octopus on a submarine Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a good week everyone!

 

 

Even if I’m on vacation

I promise to visit (sooner or later) all those bloggers

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave a comment!

 

 

weekend #11 from Sydney

Friday, March 13th, 2015

 

Oh – it’s Friday again! 🙂

 

Too much to do too little time – even on holiday!

This weekend is full of birthday parties and

family gatherings…I hope it’s not going to rain the whole weekend like right now…

 

 

This Sydney skyscraper is for

 

Geometric Friday

 

 

Sydney building by BLOGitse

 

 

EVA and Kristin in

 

Paint Party Friday

 

are celebrating 4 yrs birthday –

congratulations!

 

This is my self-portrait to take with me to the party

 

selfportrait painting for ppf by BLOGitse

 

painted with fingers with children watercolors…

 

 

Actually that sun tan is mostly gone and my hair

has totally different haircut

but it was fun to play! 🙂

 

 

walking to Sydney city center by BLOGitse

 

walking to the Sydney city center

 

 

Pyrmont bridge Sydney by BLOGitse

 

Pyrmont bridge, Sydney

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

Even if I’m on vacation

I promise to visit (sooner or later) all those bloggers

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave a comment!

mom – it’s orange #131 – from Sydney

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

 

 

This weeks mystery MoM looks like this

 

MoM #131 by BLOGitse

very orange…

 

Want to see the original photo?

 

Here we go

 

walking ad in Sydney 19.2.2015

 

walking ad in Sydney 19.2.2015

 

 

Have a good week everyone!

 

 

Even if I’m on vacation

I promise to visit (sooner or later) all those bloggers

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave a comment!

 

 

weekend #10 – in Sydney again

Friday, March 6th, 2015

 

Hi everyone!

 

Greetings from Sydney again,

we’re back from Fiji,

 

a few weeks in Sydney enjoying cooler and drier weather 🙂

(I’ll do Fiji post later when back at home…)

 

We visited Sydney Chinatown before Fiji,

 

this is for

Geometric Friday

 

Sydney Chinatown by BLOGitse

 

It was Chinese New Year time,

very busy and we heard and saw lots of happiness greetings…

 

Sydney Chinatown by BLOGitse

 

and we had YUMMY wonton soup lunch…

 

wonton soup in Sydney Chinatown by BLOGitse

 

This was enough for two! 🙂

 

 

 

Having morning coffee under the hot sun….so gooood, both – coffee and sun! 🙂

 

I bought kids watercolors – better than nothing…

 

Paint Party Friday

 

morning coffee in Sydney 18.2.2015 by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

Even if I’m on vacation

I promise to visit all those bloggers (sooner or later!)

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave a comment!

 

 

mom – it’s orange #130 Bula!

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

 

Bula!

from Fiji…

 

 

First two abstract versions for

 

Mandarin Orange Monday

 

 

mom #130 version 1 by BLOGitse

 

 

mom #130 version 2 by BLOGitse

 

 

Any idea of the original picture? 🙂

 

 

Here we go…

 

 

collect ping pong balls by BLOGitse

 

It’s adults play time – collect all the ping pong balls…..

 

 

Have a good week everyone!

 

 

Even if I’m on holiday I promise to

visit all those bloggers

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave a comment!

 

 

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