Sunday, August 14, 2011

A little bit of Painting

My weekend has been filled with lots of this.

In this stage of my life, I have a lot of time on my hands... sometimes I think a little too much, but I'm taking full advantage of all the time I get. I know it won't always be like this :) 

Anyways... I've decided to take up painting. Ha... we'll see how long this lasts. But I'm really liking it. I spent hours and hours painting this weekend. It's just so fun and relaxing! I've learned something about myself- I really love to create. There's something so incredible about being the artist and making something that is yours. 

Here's some random ones I've done: 
Can you tell what's on my mind? I'm craving cozy, chilly weather :) 
Obviously, I'm a newbie but I'm having fun learning! 

Today.... I'm thankful for the God-given ability to CREATE 

Hope you all had a relaxing weekend! 

13 comments:

  1. I'm seriously impressed...and slightly jealous you inherited the more "creative" gene in the Ross family ;)

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  2. You're good for being a beginner!

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  3. Those are lovely pictures! You have a talent, my friend :] And I love that we, as created beings, have the urge to create as well. Keep painting, Beth!

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  4. These are great and I'm so impressed! I can't even draw stick people.

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  5. amazing .. i never knew you painted! you're incredibly talented!

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  6. You're very talented!

    I did art A Level (not sure what your equivalent is in the US, the exams you do when you're 17/18 anyway!) and loved it but haven't done much since then.

    I'm hoping to have an art corner in the spare bedroom of our new house!

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  7. Bethany, these look great! Good job! I want to paint some abstracty-type art for our place, but since it's just temporary I haven't really been too inspired to try it out.

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  8. Looks great! It's been forever since I painted last. Just not enough time =(

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  9. How fun! I have been wanting to start up painting again too. It is very relaxing to me.

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  10. wow, that's amazing that you are a newbie---these are so beautiful! thanks for entering my giveaway because I'm the one who is blessed by finding your sweet blog. I can't wait to catch up on your life and get to know you better, friend!

    Andi

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