Posted on August 15, 2011 by debbyfriselladesigns
As promised, and a little behind in getting this out, is my finished painting ”Sea Trinkets”! I am so excited to have finished this. The ocean is my inspiration, but it is also my favorite place to hang no matter what! If you ask me how often I’m at the beach my response would be, ” Count my sea glass, sand dollars and more importantly, my happiness! ” Have a great day everyone!
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Posted on August 10, 2011 by debbyfriselladesigns
I had to look at this geranium differently. I took this picture standing on the top rung of a ladder, then looked down and snapped this shot. I couldn’t see painting the same old Geranium pot and leaves, so I ventured to a new plateau! I’ll be sure to paste the finished product along with the seaside painting as well. I love different and unique views
Here is some interesting insights on the color red…
Red is associated with fiery heat and warmth. It can also mean danger (burning).
Red is the color of blood, and as such has strong symbolism as life and vitality. It brings focus to the essence of life and living with emphasis on survival. Red is also the color of passion and lust.
Put some red in your life when you want:
- increased enthusiasm and interest
- more energy
- action and confidence to go after your dreams
- protection from fears and anxieties
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Posted on April 20, 2011 by debbyfriselladesigns
This is the second picture taken of my beach painting. I really love everything about it; the background, the shape of the sea life and the full bottle of sea glass. I am trying to get the colors as real as I can. I don’t work on my paintings as often as I would like to, but it gives me great therapy to figure out the color theory of any paintings I do. I also take my time because my heart is into it. I want people to feel this. I will show another view as soon as my pastels come out again. Tell me what you think!
Bones of a Painting
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Posted on April 11, 2011 by debbyfriselladesigns
Funny story. I was looking for some spare pastel paper to draw on and couldn’t seem to find what I wanted. Of course, you know how that goes…you start looking at everything you have in the closet and before you know it a few hours have lapsed. I found things I forgot I had! There were things I treasured so much to the point where I carefully wrapped them and tucked them away. I found pictures I wanted to draw and thought I had lost them! It was an early holiday for me! The picture above was tucked in a pad of pastel paper. It was between two pieces of tracing paper so that the pastel wouldn’t rub off. I remember doing all that prep work, but do you think I could remember? Oh no! The memories flooded the minute I opened the pad of paper. At the time, I wasn’t fond of the way it looked, but today after about 6 or 7 years, I don’t think it’s bad at all. Working with art is a “Love and Hate relationship”, some days I’m glowing about the work I completed and other days I feel like crumpling it up and throwing it away. At the time I must have thought that it wasn’t ready for the trash and that there would be some hope. Well, here I sit admiring something I forgot about, but reminiscing about the time I created it. It’s a good feeling. On another note, I have learned to keep things within eyes length. Life is too short to tuck things away for preservation. Life is a show, it brings happiness not only to you, but to others that enjoy creativity and the emotions the artist portrays in his/her creations.
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