Visit my Patreon Page for more painting instruction and Paint Along Videos!

Friday, January 12, 2007

One for the Road.....Sea Shells on Black

'Morning Glow' 9x12
"But the sweetest way to me is a ship's upon the sea..."
-Rudyard Kipling

Today's the day we leave on a long awaited vacation...a caribbean cruise! We used to go every winter but took a break. Now we are going back and trying a new cruise line as well. I am anxious to take lots of photos and paint some little tropical scenes. I also have a new agenda. I just signed up for a workshop with Margaret Dyer on painting the figure in pastel. I have never painted or even drawn the figure from life so I hope to try sketching people in their bathing suits while I lounge about the ship!

Today's painting is done on black LaCarte paper. It was interesting working on the dark surface. I'm sure I could have gotten the sand lighter, but I kind of liked the way the shells and sunlit sand seems to glow. It was interesting to do. I hope to post while I am away...It depends on the speed of the internet connection on the ship.


11 comments:

Jo Castillo said...

Karen, these shells are beautiful and they do glow. Have a fun trip, we anxiously await the new work.
Jo

Nan said...

Karen- Have a wonderful trip. Today's painting is gorgeous....wish I could BUY a painting a day!

Anonymous said...

It was really interesting to surf your website. A lot of useful info can be found here!Respect!
_____________________________
http://www.austinshakespeare.org/Season/

paulhughmollin said...

dood
ur work is wonderful
I am trying to get into realism and challenge my own taste for the more abstract stuff I enjoy like kandinsky...... u certainly can see the beauty in this world and your love for it really shows through brilliantly.
XX

Anonymous said...

car insurance canada
low car insurance
low cost car insurance online
car insurance n
car insurance cost
car insurance for woman
geico car insurance quote
diamond car insurance
progressive car insurance quote
car insurance in new jersey
car insurance rating
antique car insurance
car insurance n
buy car insurance online
state farm car insurance
car insurance coverage
california car insurance
usaa car insurance
car insurance price
car insurance policy
buy car insurance
classic car insurance
best car insurance rate
aarp car insurance
admiral car insurance
cheap online car insurance quote
car insurance los angeles
compare car insurance rate
antique car insurance
car insurance quote uk

http://cheap-car-insurance.quickfreehost.com

Random Keyword: :)
nj car insurance

Anonymous said...

Hi
Mac OS X software,news driver ,games
http://spdimon.info

Bye

Anonymous said...

Hi man! Thanks for the site!

no prescription diet pills


anatrim pill


With best regards...

sink sink socks said...

Halfway between the pump and the house he met Evelyn coming with asmall pail vagina smell of the precious fluid.No one who is not well grounded inFreudian lore can hope to achieve any work of value erotik hardcore in the field ofpsychoanalysis.Oh, dear, said Buller, I blinddate chat guess I'll have to dive for them; if hewere to run away, we should be in an awful fix.The Major opened it, and Hargraves walked in background brueste with his handsfull of the morning papers--too full of his triumph to notice anythingunusual in the Major's demeanor.

Anonymous said...

Hi all! List of hot girls in your area. ENTER
big tit hotgirls xanax sex sexcam phentermine+cheap xanax+online phentermine sex hotbabe sexforadult sex sexygirlsfree sexygirls sexfree adult hotgirlsonline
freeadult soma sexvideo valium meridia ativan xanax drugs valium xanax+cheap viagra drug store viagra levitra cialis
Check prices of these useful pills:tramadol pharmacy search cialis soma ambien meridia ultram tramadol carisoprodol viagra
Enjoy

Anonymous said...

Hello!

Nice site, keep up the good work .

http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu BUY PHENTERMINE
BUY PHENTERMINE
http://blog.sol.no/buy-phentermine
BUY PHENTERMINE
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu buy phentermine
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu phentermine online
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu order phentermine
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu cheap phentermine
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu buy phentermine online
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu phentermine diet pill
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu phentermine online pharmacy
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu phentermine prescription
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu what is phentermine
http://buy-phentermine.hem.nu free phentermine

Anonymous said...

Hi
Mac OS X software,news mobile ,games
http://italiagame.org

G'night