Friday, June 21, 2013


It's a cold rainy day here in Brisbane Australia today, perfect weather to lock oneself indoors with copious amounts of warm tea and paint! It's such a contrast to last Friday, when the sun was shinning and beckoning me outdoors to take advantage of the break in the wet weather to tend the garden and do the washing that had built up. I missed posting last Friday here for Painting Party Friday.  The days got away last week,  and before I knew it, it was the start of a new week, you know how that can be? So here's what I've been up to in the studio since the last Studio Update:


More paint was added on the big Garden painting.

Even more paint on the big Garden painting.

 And even more....

Below is a practice piece I did to capture the diffused light on the palms in the background of my big painting. At the moment I'm working on adding what I've learnt in this piece to the big Garden painting to give it more depth.

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend and a productive and creative coming week.

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  1. I love the palm tree study... just gorgeous... lovely brushwork... looking froward to seeing it finished...xx

  2. Everything is coming along beautifully!! Happy ppf, glad you made it this week.

    Hugs Giggles

  3. The tree area is looking fabulous. It's just like watching a garden grow, I can't wait to see where it goes next. Was the lizard there in the front earlier? I don't remember seeing him, he is so cute.

  4. We missed you, Tracey. So glad to see you back with that gorgeous garden painting. I love how you've added the highlights.

  5. I love the splashes of colour in your big painting. And your palm trees are gorgeous, they are much more than a practice piece ....

  6. Lovely painting in progress of a very colorful garden despite the rain ~ Happy Day to you ^_^

  7. So great seeing your painting process!
    Just beautiful!
    Happy PPF!!
    Mixed-Media Map Art

  8. So fun to see that garden coming to life. I really like that palm tree study. Just beautiful

  9. So beautiful, I love the color palette you have used for this. HPPF!

  10. That is a stunning painting - HPPF

  11. Gorgeous garden painting and really love your practice piece, too! You are so g o o d ! :)

  12. Your painting is looking great and will be stunning when it's finished. I love your palm tree, you have captured the light beautifully:)

  13. Wow, this is an amazing piece! :-)