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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Fall in the Garden and Summer in the Studio

Welcome.  I am so happy that you stopped by.  Today you are invited into my studio for a cup of apple spice tea to see what I have been up to for the past five weeks while on an extended blog break.  Bentley. my Studio Assistant, is waiting in the garden to take you into the studio.

I took a long  blog break to take Donna Downey's Abstract Florals on line class and have been busy painting flowers and playing with a palette knife.  Our garden  is all decked out for Fall. but my studio is blooming with Spring and Summer.

The vases below were painted using a palette knife.  I am still practicing and love the dimension it gives to the vases.

This one was painted on an all black canvas.

Thank you for stopping by.  I sincerely appreciate your visits, comments, e-mails and those who follow my blog.

Have a lovely week.  Blessings,  Erin

"The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places . . .and you shall be like a watered garden . . .whose waters never fail."  Isaiah 58:11


zooperson said...

Taking classes is such fun. Looks like you learned s new technique . Well done.

zooperson said...

Taking classes is such a fun thing to do. Looks like you learned a neat technique Well done.

Sue Kosec said...

Autumn is not my favorite season - only because I know Old Man Winter will soon be here. Yes, even in Texas, that guy makes a visit. Therefore, your Spring and Summer flowers are a welcoming sight.

Isn't Donna THE BEST? She traveled to Texas and I had the opportunity to take her classes. I enjoyed every second.

Happy Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall!!!!

Susan Freeman said...

Love your Fall porch and also your pretty paintings. It's always a pleasure visiting you. Give your darling Bentley a smooch from me and my Bentley sends a woof!

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Beautiful paintings. Love your Fall decor. Glad your enjoying your new painting class.

Have a wonderful week.


quakerhillfarm said...

Very pretty! Always enjoy seeing what you are up to!

The Country Nest said...

Simply beautiful Erin! I love the vases done with the palette knife. It looks like you enjoyed the class.

Marlynne said...

Such sweet pictures! I enjoy using a palette knife too.

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

Wonderful porch vignette with all those pumpkins. Bentley is so cute! You art is just beautiful, Erin!

Art and Sand said...

Oh, so pretty!

If you look at a recent post http://artandsand.blogspot.com/2016/10/it-makes-me-smile.html you will see a flower painting Steve did from one of my photographs. He doesn't usually do flowers so it was fun.

Marfi-topia said...

gorgeous work, lovely blog!