30.11.12

Watercolour with mixed media

This first little bit will apply to anyone who lives with a chronic illness - just insert the (name) of yours, and read away! :-)


For anyone who was following my little drama day yesterday, today has been very calm and serene - maybe because it's just too hot for anything else!  My ankle is moving more ( yay!), and maybe I was a little melodramatic concerned - but I really like walking!!  That is the funny thing with living with MS - when people ask you 'how are you doing?' it's really hard to answer because maybe right now you are O.K, ( well you actually have a list of symptoms, but while you are still walking & talking you are all good, right?!)  -  but you know that twinge, dropsy foot, or pain in your head, could be heralding a major attack that puts you in hospital for a fortnight... maybe it's just me but sometimes I just rather go with the melodramatic reality check moment,  put off for another day remember to take my meds, go see the Dr drink a glass of shiraz, and get it all out of my system, and have it be a false alarm!  But maybe that's just me! 
(On another note: I cant find ANY one regularly blogging about living with MS, or even any Artists with MS?  Are there none? Are they all In The Closet? If you are out there - say Hi!!)




It's the 30th of November here - so for us in Australia it is the last day of creative Every Day.
Wow - can't believe we are at the end of November already!  This was a really fun challenge to participate in, I 'met' lots of new, creative people, and got to see lots of new and interesting projects that people are working on!





Watercolour Spash!
Still loving these watercolour play times...  and I really like adding extra lines, colours and doodles with crayon, charcoal, pen, wax... I've even started gluing on bits of lace  too!  I have  added a little bit of shading around the eyes in the little girl above, and extra lines added around the lace ( but I'm not going into the hot studio just now to re-scan so you'll just have to trust me on that!)


My daughter thinks this gal has attitude and that I must have 'modelled' it after her sister... as a 17 year old never has attitude it couldn't possibly be her - right? (wink wink)



Hope all Brisbanite readers stay cool, near a pool or airconditioning- it's hot hey!
A big shout out to Paint Party Friday   and also linking to In The  Studio Sneak Peak Friday

20 comments:

  1. GORGEOUS! LOVE it ! fabulous colors!
    Happy PPF!

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  2. It was very sauna-like today. They say Monday or Tuesday is going to be a lot worse. :(

    I'm so glad to have met you via AEDM...I've add you to my sidebar so I don't lose track. We Brisbanites have to stick together, right? ;)

    Your art is beautiful! Btw, I have an artist friend with MS who blogs. Jennifer does some great coloured pencil work and lives in Scotland.

    Have a cool weekend ~ xo

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  3. Gorgeous artwork!
    You are such an inspiration.
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  4. Beautiful artwork and loving the fab colourings. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  5. Thanks for stopping by my brain :). I like your Be Still canvas. I blog to share my creativity and throw my occasional MS bits in randomly.
    Stay inspired!

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  6. Gorgeous art here!!! Happy PPF

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  7. Great works! Love your paintings. They are truly beautiful! Happy PPF!

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  8. Your paintings are beautiful with their lovely soft and fresh colors.

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  9. Your art is gorgeous!! I love your style. I hope you can find some other artists and/or bloggers out there with MS. I just did a little search and found this. Not sure if you'd seen it already: http://www.msbloggers.com/

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  10. Your paintings are beautiful, i love them all :) I am a fellow Brisbanite reader keeping cool with the air conditioning on!!!

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  11. Love your creations, beautiful and very skillfully done, shows talent to make them look so effortless! Happy PPF!!

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  12. Your drawings are delightful despite all the aches, pains and worry that you have.

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  13. I think your watercolor experiments are fantastic!

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  14. lovely drawings! I like them!

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  15. How nice to start the nice warm weather... we are getting cold around here.
    Very nice portrait of the girl ♥

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  16. Glad you're feeling a little bit better--love all the soft colors here--

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  17. I love your art work - love the water colours.

    Karenx

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  18. Both of your gals are wonderful. I absolutely am in love with both of them. Blessings, Janet PPF

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I love your comments! I read them all, and I will do my best to reply to you here! xo L.

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