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Artistically, what would you most like to acheive in 2015?

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10 Dec 2008 16:24
Updated 10 Dec 2008 16:27

Hi there Patsy,
How's the painting going? Our class has just had a last session for the year. Next week we have our Christmas lunch and then we break until 14th January. We would normally return the 1st week of January but the Lions Club, where we have our class, is having a new floor laid.
Just started a new watercolour, of flowers, I am doing for a 100th birthday present early in the New Year.
Hope you and your family have a great Christmas and be inspired to domore painting when you get your new camera.
Regards Patricia

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patsy king

12 Dec 2008 07:16

Hi Patricia painting's not bad had another accident with a palette knife and started another canvas hey but never mind I wasn't really happy with it anyway i've kept it and will probably turn it into something else when my confidence rises...hoping to join a group next year one our local web sites has recomended...xmas seems to be intervening into everything by the time I sit down at night it's too late to paint...tree goes up today by hook or by crook...hope you have a great xmas lunch...we had hubby's xmas lunch last sat along with my daughters they work for the same place so it was a day at the races lovely private area and food had a couple of wins and a few losses and got a bit sunburnt when we ventured out to watch the horses thundering down the straight...good day all round...I love your dog Patricia I have a miniture poodle she's 13 and we just love her I also look after my daughters tiny little maltese cross while she works I call her my grandchild...my girl shows no interest in babies yet, very independant, has a good job and is buying her own house so who can blame her...when I was her age(24) I was still living at home...thankyou so much for your xmas wished and I wish you and your family all the best for the silly season...I think!!! i've got the camera yipeee...I love flowers painted with watercolour hope to see it when it's finished


patsy king

23 Dec 2008 15:09

Hi Patricia just wanted to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Year


Patricia Mills

23 Dec 2008 16:35

Hi Patsy, Hope you have a great festive season with your family. I guess your weather will be a bit warmer than here. I never could get used to the hot weather at Christmas in all the years I lived in Australia. It somehow never seemed to be the same eating turkey and sweating. All the very best and great painting. I haven't managed to find any of your paintings yet. Perhaps you could guide me to them!! Regards


patsy king

25 Dec 2008 15:27

Hi Patricia we had a lovely day the weather stayed in the 20's which was great...I cooked turkey on xmas eve so today was reasonably easy hubby helps which is great...my daughter bought me a lovely digital camera which I will have to learn to work I can take a snap and have been snapping all day...I havn't posted anything yet because I didnt have a camera and I have only just picked up the brushes again after 20 odd years...I have about 4 pieces left from the 80's which were done as exam pieces at TAFE...I have completed 2 paintings the first my daughter snaffled and the other I painted for hubby and he has it hanging...i'm working in acrylics for the first time so the first painting was someshat overworked but looks alright at a distance...at the moment i'm working from how too books so the ideas arn't mine makes me feel like a bit of a fraud...but I will now get daughter to help me photograph them and post them but I will cite the books I used...i'm joining a group in 2009 so it will be better then in regard to inspiration...my xmas day is over now it's after midnight you will be halfway through yours...looking forward to speaking to you again


Patricia Mills

29 Dec 2008 15:10

Happy New Year to you Patsy. Hope you find a good group to join in the New Year. Makes a lot of difference when you have fellow artists able to help and give advice. Our group is a very sociable one. We don't have a tutor, we just help each other, and it works very well. I wish you well and good painting. Regards Patricia

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