Sunday, April 1, 2012

My Friend Kelly's Beach Day, 6x6 Inches, Oil

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This painting was posted on Facebook by my friend Kelly M., who had a wonderful tropical vacation recently.  It is my contribution to the Girls Just Wanna Paint Challenge - Beach Day.  I was entranced by the yellow umbrella against the blue sky.... I altered the chair(s) under it and put a figure in to change it up a bit.

In other news, my one day figure workshop last Friday was SO fun!  Everyone did SUCH a great job!  Here are my 'kids'
I'll post more photos of them and their pieces on Facebook!


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10 comments:

  1. Beach paintings are always so full of joy! This is no exception with the joy expressed through the blue and yellow color combo. Your class did indeed do a beautiful job. Did the one lady manage two pieces? Wow!

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  2. What a wonderful peaceful little painting- just could sit right there under that pretty yellow umbrella forever! And so fun to see your "kids"! I just know they had a blast and learned a ton. Lucky students- love seeing their paintings!! Thanks for sharing Teacher Kelley!

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  3. P. S. Did I just call you Mary? Ei yi yi...so sorry, Kelley!

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  4. Thank you and YES - half the class managed two paintings - in one day! They did great work - I will put them up on Facebook today!

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  5. What a talented class! I am sure you had a fabulous time! And I love the beach! So many exciting things happening for you! ;)

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  6. Un endroit où je serais heureuse de me trouver en ce moment... Jolie peinture.
    Gros bisous

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  7. Kelley, what a fun and happy painting! I love that yellow umbrella! How could you not be smiling with a painting like this hanging on your wall!!

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  8. This is one fantastic painting. What color yellow did you use for the umbrella? Love it!!!

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    1. Jerry, thank you! I think I used Cad. yellow medium with a bit of Cad. yellow lemon on top!

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  9. It's fabulous and all the colors say "summer"!

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