Tag: watercolor

Sunday Praise Doodle: Worry

Autumn Mouse postcardPostcard for autumn mice postcard swap

25“For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

26“Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?

27“And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?

28“And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,

29yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.

30“But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith!

31“Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’

32“For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

33“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

34“So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6:25-34

Tuesday Prompt: Under the couch

This weeks prompt is to look under your couch, grab the first thing you find  and get inspired.  You can write about it, draw it, photograph it, imagine it, whatever as long as you have fun.

Under our couch you usually find shoes–which is what I expected, but instead I found books, lots of them, especially HIghlights.  Also found–a battery, some random bits of paper and Kleenex, a paintbrush, and boxes of photos. 🙂

You can find the list of prompts here if you want to take part next week.

Sunday Praise Doodles: Waves

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When I painted this I was thinking of this verse:

Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters,
I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
you will not be burned;
the flames will not set you ablaze.

but afterwards this verse felt better suited:

Psalm 42:7 Deep calls to deep
in the roar of your waterfalls;
all your waves and breakers
have swept over me.

Tuesday Prompt 1

Today’s prompt: Walk in the next room, look at the tallest thing there, what is under it?

In my case the tallest thing in the next room is the book case and underneath are books and games, which made for a challenging doodle (I usually don’t draw or paint things of that nature, especially with no people involved plus under the bookcase is always a mess which makes it extra interesting.) (Sorry for the poor image quality–I was lazy and didn’t try to get good lighting, and did it late in the evening.)

So what is under your tallest thing?

If anyone wants to join in you can add a link in the comments if you want to give it a try.  Remember this is just to get creative, regardless of your artistic/creative outlet.  You can write about it, paint it, doodle it, sculpt it, write a poem about it, whatever suits your fancy–the goal here is not to be flummoxed by it but to get creative and inspired.  Take it how ever you like, do it or imagine it, whatever you do, have fun with it.

You can find the list of prompts here if you want to take part next week.

Sunday Praise Doodles: Child of God

When she learned that she was an adopted child of the King, Elizabeth decided she needed to practice being a princess daily.

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For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.

Ephesians 1:4-6

Poor Sad Bunny meets a cat plus a gnome

A fun 10 minute sketch and painting based on a wonderful (one of my favorite) painting by my daughter. I would show it to you but I am planning on using her original for her new website’s header.  I think I need to let my children’s art inspire me more often.  That was fun.

A one hour painting, which has taken me days of a couple minutes to do.  This one is for my husband who is desperate that I finish the book we are working on together.

The timed project was inspired by Inspire Me Thursday. 🙂 It is my first time trying it out and obviously, I am early.

When it is daylight I will post better photos and add these to my image kind account in case anyone is interested in prints.

Commissioned House portrait: start to finish

In the beginning there was a layout.

and because it was a rather large, detailed painting there was a printout and tracing,

then reworking and hand drawn details added,

which took longer than expected because there were so many fun little details to add.

Then came painting, and painting,

and painting some more.

Then inking in the fine details and sending the painting out.

*Recently finished house portrait, yeah, its done and sent!