I have enjoyed using distressed wood for some of my paintings, given to me by a sweet friend…. I pulled a few out that I thought were finished…. but didn`t do much for me… so they sat with me in my office for a day or two, as I was just thinking…. about what to do… they both had dark hair, which is something that I wanted to change I knew, but how? one by one, new features were added… and then… the hair was high lighted, one had teal high lights and the other, light blue. Oh, if only it could be that easy in real life!!
This is the first one I finished. I call her “HOPE” “She let her hope define her and not the world.” In light of all the sadness going on this week, She was named… and has already sold. but here she is, high lighted hair and all…
This next one, is titled, “Just as I am” Love that old Hymn we used to sing all the time as I was growing up… Broken, wounded, sad hearted, disappointed, confuse, hurting, “Just as I am, I come to thee.”
This week in Sunday Sketches, we were giving another challenge and contest to enter. Our sweet leader, Alexandra, is moving to England for 6 months with her husband to help care for his mother. So.. in doing so, she asked us to design a logo for our Sunday Sketches from there. This last image is my interpretation of that. We were to add a tree, as our old one has a tree in it , and then to incorporate anything from London, that we wanted to add.
I decided to sketch and watercolor the red phone booth, Big Ben, the tree and the image of Queen Elizabeth and put them together in a circle So, here is my entry to the contest… for this week..
. This one from London
And this one from ENGLAND
Happy to be linked with Sunday sketches today. Wishing Alexandra and her husband a very safe trip to England!! Check out her blog and all the exciting things she is doing http://bluechairdiary.blogspot.com/
I hope you all have a great new week. Me,? I will be keeping my 2 1/2 year old grandson for the week, so I know it will be a fun week here…!!!