Saturday, 28 August 2010

Be kind to yourself

It is Saturday and Tony has gone off to the Nationals with Gareth and Alan leaving me free to play ALL DAY. But you know what? I wasn't feeling very kind to me this morning....not at all and I really couldn't get into the spirit so I did what I finds works well at those times.....simply slap paint on a few surfaces randomly and it works every time! I was given a heap of lilac hand made paper yesterday and so I stamped it with white emulsion using a brush, roller and stamps. GOOD. This will come in useful sometime...not sure when but sometime

I am busy thinking about Christmas designs for my cards and so the next boring job was to stamp some pudding fabric and here it is. I used bubble wrap and a mix of brown and black paint. It will be fine and looks quite curranty! While I was at it a plastered some brown paint onto oiled brown paper....that will take care of my Rudolph when I get round to him

Then I decided it was time to stop feeling sorry for myself and I started work on this picture....using a background from a few weeks ago. OOOOH I do love it when I can just select a background 'I made earlier'
It is pitifully simple and predictable but just what I needed to do.

I gave her a crown of barbed wire and then decided not to be so cruel to myself so I added silver leaf to soften it and the edges of her wings and tiny silver necklace.
Good. I feel better now.


Moyra Scott said...

yeah!!! be kind to yourself. How brilliant - you made yourself a be kind to yourself fairy! xx

Carola Bartz said...

I love the "evolution" in this post. Beautiful.

ShabbyChicShaz said...

Your painting is just delightful, loving the angel/fairy and the colours are just so uplifting

danasparkle said...

i ♥ her. and her message...