samedi 10 mai 2014

Playing with lights and shadows

EXERCISE IN PASTEL  -  10  X  14 INCHES
PLAYING WITH LIGHTS AND SHADOWS
Je ne savais pas trop quoi peindre aujourd'hui. Juste jouer avec les couleurs pastels et l'aquarelle  m'ont suffi.  Et j'ai photographié la première pensée du jardin! Yé!
 
I didn't really know what to paint today, so I just got my pastels and watercolors out and had fun. And I took a picture of the first pansy of the season. Youppi!





 
AQUARELLA AND INK
WITH PIC MONKEY
NOW WHO WANTS TO BE THE NEXT SPY CHARACTER IN MY BOOK?   HA!  HA !
 
 

AND HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!
 

22 commentaires:

Simonne's fantasiestudio a dit…

Helen, jij hebt dan wel heel mooi gespeeld met je verf hoor !
Mooi viooltje in je tuin....
groetjes,
Simonne

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Hi Simonne! Oh, how I wish that was me! :) Have a nice weekend Hugs

Polly Birchall a dit…

Can see you had fun from your lovely paintings

martine paquet a dit…

Jolie message!
Bonne fête des mères Helen!

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Hi Polly! Thanks for visiting. I had fun and I hope to have more time soon to draw other portraits.
xx

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Merci Martine, toi aussi!Bonne journée, xx

Jane a dit…

Oh I really love this portrait and the beautiful light on her face . Happy Mother's Day Helen.

CrimsonLeaves a dit…

Love your paintings from the day, Helen. The colors in the pastel and her hair are especially wonderful. Love that loose glamorous "comic book" character!

Celia Blanco a dit…

I wish you a Happy Mother's day Helen! It's great to have fun experimenting, your results are beautiful!

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Thanks Jane for being such a sweeet friend! :)

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Thanks Sherry! I'm happy you like my " spy character " also. This was such fun. Happy day to you!

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Thanks Celia and you have a special day too. Hugs

Margarita a dit…

Quelle bonne idée celle de reproduire les couleurs de cette pensée dans les portraits, J'adore, Helen! L'ombre mauve sur le visage fait la lumière très vibrante et poétique. J'espère que tu auras eu aussi une bonne fête des mères avec ta famille et ta maman (abrazote pour elle) et que ton mari t'aura offert une tarte maison délicieuse (peu importe où elle aille s'installer, hi, hi... )

Abrazotes et gros bious (à ta maman aussi)

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Bonjour Margarita! Mon mari m'a offert une foccacia, une recette qu'il voulait essayer depuis longtemps. Il a brulé la croûte du dessous, mais nous l'avons mangée quand même,parce que nous avions faim. Il brûle tout depuis quelque temps. C'est l'intention qui compte. Bonne semaine, xx

Debbie Nolan a dit…

Helen - this is a wonderful way to play. Your portrait looks beautiful. Enjoyed seeing your comic book character too. Very talented you are my dear. So glad you are finally having some spring and what a great pansy. Have a beautiful week.

Helen H Trachy a dit…

So nice of you Debbie! Thanks for your comment. I hope you're you're getting some fine weather too. Summer's always too short. Hugs

Studio at the Farm a dit…

Helen, it is a pleasure to meet you here on blogger! Thank you so much for your comment on the rose. I will complete it soon - it is calling to me, to add a few touches. :)
Kathryn

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Hi Katryn, likewise! I've appreciated my visit on your blog. See you soon.

Judy a dit…

They are wonderful sketches, Helen!

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Hi Judy, thanks for visiting!

hmuxo a dit…

A very good exercise, Helen! Beautiful colors as well!!

Helen H Trachy a dit…

Hi Hilda, I really need to practice more. I realize that portraits demand practice every day.