Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Penguin Snow Globe, 6x6, Oil

Penguin Snow Globe, 6x6
$100 + $10 S&H via Paypal

I had a painting of the last (really!) rose from the garden, but at the last minute decided not to post it because I really think I need to work on 'roses'. The vase was OK, but the flower was not as rich in color as in real life, and I could see a real struggle with the petals.

THIS little guy, however, just sprang onto the board. I must really like painting little toys and such, you know? Anyway, just wondering... do you guys think I talk too much in my posts, and include information/subjects that are too personal? I'm thinking of applying (again!) to the Daily Painters.com. And I think my work ranks high enough to get in this time, but you never know what they'll reject you for. Just give me your honest opinion in the Comments section. I definitely can take it. And maybe I should reserve the more personal stuff for my 'Studio' blog, no?
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14 comments:

  1. Kelly,
    I love the way you are and don't change. As for Daily Painters go for it.

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  2. Heck-to-the-no: you don't talk too much and if you apply again to DP, you will most certainly have my vote.

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  3. Reading about how an artist arrived at an idea or how it worked is, I think, interesting... at least to other artists. Maybe it depends on your audience? Short is always sweet but a story is good.

    Nice painting, by the way: charming and fun for Christmas!

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  4. oh my- Ive missed you- very yummy!
    you are wonderful Kelley.

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  5. I like your blog as-is and wouldn't change a thing. Good luck with the DP submission! I've submitted many a time and have never made it in but I keep trying anyway since I'm a glutton for punishment.

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  6. Thanks for your input, everyone! Good reminder, Diana - short is good!

    And Kerri, I'll be working on 'rejection #3 or 4 from them.... I know!
    xoxo Kelley

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  7. Your work is great and always adds a bit of fun personality in creative ways. I hope you get to be on the DP, you'd be a great addition to the group!

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  8. hi Kelly! This image is so cute! I lov visiting your blog, they way you write makes me fell i have met you and know you, even though I havonly read your blog..and Paco's blog.

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  9. Don't change a thing.
    Love your little snow globe.

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  10. Kelley!

    This little guy is adorable, whimsical, and full of life and color!

    Perfect for this time of year!

    -Dean

    P.S.: Regarding the Daily Painters. Is it something you want to commit to on a daily basis? If yes, then go for it, girl!!

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  11. Hi Kelley - I came here to comment on your DSFDF portrait - excellent!- but was immediately distracted by all of your other great work and this Penguin Snow Globe especially. Great work! I look forward to following and Happy New Year!

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  12. Hello Kelly,
    very nice and funny work. :-)

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  13. this one makes me smile. love the economy of stroke. Only in painting is that a good thing.

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  14. Oh so cute, never saw your snow globe painting, they are so fun.

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