Painting #23 – February Challenge

It felt like i was lacking in, one of my five a day. This little poisoned apple took 3 and a half hours. I don’t think I’ve ever painted fruit before! Weird. I’m actually really fond of this one 🙂

poisoned-apple

Soundtrack for this evening was more Muchuu and some Cherryshoes.

Painting #19 – February Challenge

This painting was Inspired by tonight’s soundtrack and song lyrics by the wonderful Raymond Weatherill AKA ‘Dirty Ray’ ( i hope you don’t mind Ray x x ) This one took 3 and a half hours. Ray’s Original lyrics are:

Put all your sins in a basket, far too heavy to hold, find the beauty in your sadness, when you’re alone. Taken from the  song ‘Old Man In Young Mans Shoes’.

beauty-in-the-sadness

Dirty Ray – Big World For A Little Man.

Painting #16 – February Challenge

This one was quite an easy one to do. Whenever i think something will be harder and take longer, it usually ends up being the opposite. This one took 3 and a half hours. I haven’t decided on a title yet. Any suggestions?

bird-food

Soundtrack for this evening was Terry Pratchett’s Feet Of Clay on audio book.

Painting #15 – February Challenge

This was another very strange one to work out! It started out as something completely different. It took a while for me to work out where to take it but I’ve ended up here, with a bit of classic surrealism. I’ve called it ‘Door Portrait’. The paint was getting a bit muddy at this point so i had to stop. I did toy around with the idea of placing a tiny figure on the top of the tongue, just in the doorway. This one took 5 hours.

door-portrait

Soundtrack for this evening was kt Tunstall and Kathryn Williams.

Half Way through – February Challenge

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I’m just about half way through my February painting challenge now. It’s really great to see a new body of work building up in such a short space of time. Even though the paintings are random ideas without one particular theme running through them, they seem to sit nicely together when laid out together. People have been asking if i am going to exhibit the work, which has inspired me to look into putting on a show. February – 29 paintings in 29 days. Could be a goer 🙂