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Posts Tagged ‘vacation’


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!

 

 

 

weekend #18 – Bronte beach Sydney

Friday, May 1st, 2015

 

but first my entry to

 

Paint Party Friday

 

how I felt 27.4.2015 by BLOGitse

This is how I felt 27.4.  Quiet.

 

 

 

And now to the beach!

 

‘Sydney memories’

 

We take bus number 378

 

by bus to Bronte beach Sydney by BLOGitse

 

after 20-30 mins we see…

 

Bronte beach Sydney by BLOGitse

 

our favorite beach in Sydney – Bronte

 

Let’s continue

 

Bronte beach_2 Sydney by BLOGitse

 

ahead right are changing rooms and toilets

 

 

sea pool Bronte beach Sydney by BLOGitse

 

and then – a sea pool…brrr too cold for me!

 

 

Bronte beach_3 Sydney by BLOGitse

 

we passed the pool

 

 

Bronte beach rocks Sydney Australia by BLOGitse

 

and I started to shoot, these amazing rocks, I love them!

 

Bronte beach Tasman sea by BLOGitse

 

Waves were so strong and beautiful…

 

We sat and enjoyed the sun and singing sea 🙂

 

 

My previous Sydney posts are

 

here, here and here.

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

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!

 

 

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!

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!

 

 

weekend #9 BULA!

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

 

BULA!

 

from F I J I !

 

 

geometric friday #20 by BLOGitse

 

Palm tree leaves for

 

Geometric Friday

 

It’s been hot, humid – 94% – we’ve had it all –

sun, rain, thunderstorms, hot and cold drinks…

 

I found these ‘red soft prunes’ in a supermarket,

actually they’re orange –

I did a painting with a color of these prunes.

(When you eat it your tong is totally orange….)

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

soft red prune in Fiji by BLOGitse

 

a whole packet of prunes

 

package of soft red punes in Fiji by BLOGitse

 

Price 1.60 e / 1.80 usd

 

I’M SO SORRY about the painting

It’s b-a-aaaad but I painted it with prune’s original color!

I just wet the brush on wet prune….

Black ink didn’t run as I wanted –

but I hope you get the idea! 🙂

 

red prune painted with its color by BLOGitse

 

 

Fiji day by BLOGitse

 

 

Fiji colors by BLOGitse

 

 

Next week we’ll back in Sydney…can’t wait to visit art galleries,

eat more wonton noodles in Chinatown etc.

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

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 #129

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

 

Blogging from holiday is…not the same as from home,

from own desk, own stuff around…

but somethings are the same….

 

First version for

 

MoM – Mandarin Orange Monday

 

MoM #129 by BLOGitse - vers 1

 

 

second version

 

MoM #129 by BLOGitse - vers 2

 

 

and original

 

MoM #129 by BLOGitse original

 

Sunflower on Marimekko table cloth made vivid combination.

 

 

Have a good week ahead!

 

 

ps.

 

please have name/url option to leave a comment!

 

 

weekend #8

Friday, February 20th, 2015

 

Greetings from +25 C / 77 F Sydney, Australia!

 

 

Australian prosecco by BLOGitse

 

 

Today is my ‘me-day’, time to blog. Other days

are busy exploring, being outside…

on our walk I was given this beautiful Magnolia flower,

 

perfect for

 

Geometric Friday

 

geometric friday #19 by BLOGitse

 

 

This watercolor painting is from a file – I haven’t had time to paint here yet…

Do you recognize who he is?

If yes, then the painting is not too bad 🙂 🙂 🙂

 

 

scketch of a designer by BLOGitse

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

Let’s see how much blogging time I will have,

but I promise to visit all those bloggers

who leave me a comment and

have name/url option to leave mine!

mom – it’s orange #128

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

 

Greetings from Sydney, Australia!

 

MoM #128_1 by BLOGitse

 

 

I remembered to edit my picture – this is the first version…

 

…second

 

MoM #128_2 by BLOGitse

 

 

and finally the original

 

MoM #128 by BLOGitse

 

 

I showed last week details of this picture here.

 

 

Have a good week!

 

 

Let’s see how much blogging time I will have,

but 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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