02 September, 2010

My Creative Space - shiny shiny


Varnishing is my favourite part of the whole process of painting. I love my paintings to be glossy and shiny, it really makes the colours pop. And it's a signal that it's finished, ready to go out into the world.

My Mum helped with the girls this week, so I could fit in a few sessions of painting for the Carnival of Flowers exhibition that's coming up. With limited time, I paint like lightening! But I did totally redo the butterflies during the process of this one (I love acrylics - nothing has to be forever) and this butterfly (can't remember the name) is one that can actually be found in Australia.


I can't vouch for the other one though. I think he's a visitor from out of town.


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6 comments:

  1. Love the colours and the butterflies!

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  2. I was going to say exactly what Ady said ... the colours are wonderful!

    Sell, little butterfly! Sell!

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  3. Gorgeous! I've been trying to draw butterflies this week but they're just wrong... yours are beautiful.

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  4. Absolutely beautiful!

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  5. beautiful! love everything so bright and cheery and shiny!

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