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Nickel
03-31-2007, 10:38 AM
Hi and welcome to classical art journey.

To inspire your creative nature~

What does that take????


Ask yourself this question.


No image this week, you show us yours, inspire us :thumbsup:



Oh, and it's time for a new Twelve Monthly Challenge.

Whoever would like to start this please do. It's not
necessary to be the next poster. That seems to
distract from this thread.

I know Mony had written earlier of doing a challenge of trees.
If you need, I can go and repost from the first week
of art journey the things we talked about doing this year.
Let me know and I'll be glad to repost the notes.

I'm looking forward to seeing your work this week and the
new challenge for April.

Sincerely Nickel

tyree
03-31-2007, 08:05 PM
:thumbsup: hi nickel and everyone!!! I think mony's idea for trees would be a wonderful challenge...ive been taking diane wrights class in the drawing and sketch thread on trees...so the more drawing them the better...Many different ways to draw them...wintry..summer full...drawing the leaves only...bark...branches...looking at the many paintings of trees and landscapes of the classical periods...i vote for this...!!!! tyree :wave:

Mony G
04-01-2007, 01:36 PM
..... so I hope you don't mind then... if I started the new Monthly Challenge... about trees!:clap:

Have a good time there , everybody!

Mony

Nickel
04-01-2007, 06:19 PM
Thanks Susan for your vote!!!

And Thanks Mony for getting us started on challenge 4!

I am ready, willing and hopefully able. :)

Are you going to give tasks to accomplish with trees?
I know it will be fun and educational whatever we do :)

See you tomorrow, Nickel

tyree
04-02-2007, 02:31 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/02-Apr-2007/65063-swan.jpg i did this goose for the wde thread this week ..xpost...not much detail ...charcoal and pastel on grey stock...everyone there seem to think im sporting a new style..but actually i just wanted to finish so i could watch the NCAA FINAL 4!!! tyree:p :D

Nickel
04-03-2007, 10:49 PM
Sweet goose! I don't know if I see a different (new) style but
I see a sweet goose, one that has a personality, one that I'd
try to feed some bread too at the park. This goose is impish!
That's good. :)

Nickel
04-04-2007, 09:27 PM
Hey, I forgot this weekend was Easter!
I got reminded today.

Anyway, let's keep this week's thread running through
next week.
So this will be week 67 too!

Happy Easter everybody!

Sincerely Nickel

tyree
04-04-2007, 11:36 PM
no bunny pics:p ?? tyree

Nickel
04-05-2007, 07:56 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Apr-2007/39040-easterhead.gif


Happy Easter :D

tyree
04-05-2007, 06:02 PM
:eek: lol nickel:lol: :p

tyree
04-05-2007, 06:08 PM
now some easter candy would be nice..:wink2: :p :) :rolleyes:

azulparsnip
04-06-2007, 07:56 AM
Tyree - geese kinda put their heads down like that and look at you like that right before they charge and bite. We used to have geese and they can give a impressive bruise.

Cute bunnie conversation :lol:

azulparsnip
04-08-2007, 05:19 PM
Hi , I'm not quite packed yet so can not linger.

My husband will be posting a new photo each day of the 10 visit on his blog spot - http://www.fuzzynoid.blogspot.com/

later -

Nickel
04-08-2007, 06:26 PM
Here are my Easter flowers, painted today.
Please smell these instead of candy, ;)

Have a wonderful trip Azulparsnip!!!! Thanks for the blog link,
I'll be checking! :D

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Apr-2007/39040-easster2007.jpg

Nickel

tyree
04-08-2007, 08:41 PM
nickel...those are absolutley gorgeous!!! azul...have a wonderful time!!! tyree:wave:

tyree
04-08-2007, 11:02 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Apr-2007/65063-fork_2.jpg i worked on this one for the d/s thread xpost this week..it was difficult because the sink and fork are so similar...used staedtler pencils...tyree

tyree
04-09-2007, 05:26 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Apr-2007/65063-bougainvillaea.jpg this is my bougainvillaea...about two years ago one of the 'canes knocked it down to nothing...now its about 8' tall and blooming all over the place:p does have thorns:evil: tyree :wave:

Nickel
04-09-2007, 08:02 PM
Hi Susan, you did really good on your fork!!!
I think it looks really hard to do what you did.
Bravo!

I see the thorn on your bouganinvillaea wowiiieeee

I like the blooms... pretty!

Thanks too for liking the flowers. :) Nickel

Nickel
04-10-2007, 07:49 PM
Susan can you tell what this is laying on the ground? :D

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Apr-2007/39040-Image004.jpg

Nickel
04-10-2007, 07:51 PM
I liked it cause it had this crook in it :)

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Apr-2007/39040-Image001.jpg

tyree
04-10-2007, 11:11 PM
nickel...lol..i love to put pieces like that around flower beds or rock...something different...coolbeans ...neat piece!!!! my honey just put my new snag up today...its a beauty...pics to come!!!! tyree :wave:

tyree
04-12-2007, 02:02 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/12-Apr-2007/65063-vals_friend.jpg how do you like this portrait i did for the wde this week??? charcoal and pastel...tyree:smug:

Nickel
04-12-2007, 05:10 PM
Susan


THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How do I like it?


THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The skin tone is great!

All the colors are perfect!!!!!!

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!

Speaks with compassion of the artist!!!!!!

ITS


GOOOOOOODDDDD

really!

Love Nickel

ps you should post your paintings in the main gallery thread down below in the main forum
too ;)

azulparsnip
04-13-2007, 01:49 AM
Aloha from Honolulu - I miss ya'll:heart: Just looking at all the trees and other work - I have managed to paint every day - trees in every one too! no scanner here - will post when I get back. Today my husband and I rode around the airforce base on bicycles and stopped and drew for 30 minutes....he drew an airplane and I a tree.

Tyree I think your fork is so good - you did well on the water and droplets . I love the portrait too.

Nickel -that limb looks alot like a snake to me expecially the way it is raised up in the foreground like a little snakie head checkin' it out - except it gets fat in the wrong place. :p Is that a crepe myrtle limb?

Tommorrow we are going to the botanical gardens. The vegetation here is sooo awesome.

Nickel
04-13-2007, 05:57 PM
Azulparsnip!!! I saw you on the beach today and said hey! :)

Cool beans like our Susan says...........:)

Lush landscape where you are for sure. Soak it all in. Lovely memories.

Yes I think the scrub looks like a biggggggggggggggg snake. Almost
scared snakes will think they found their momma. ekk