Friday, 11 January 2019

Paint Party Friday!

I tried to loan my client my room divider, but when it was returned to me (I had loaned it out) the leg was broken. I took it over anyway, to see if she might find it useful. When I opened it up, there were coffee stains on it. I was so disappointed. She said to leave it with her. Happily, her son and daughter fixed the leg! She found it wasn't useful, so I brought it on home. I shall wash the lace.

It has a background: Blast from the past. Dorah and Daisy used to like it when they were kittens. 


I sat with a sneezing, coughing client yesterday and toyed with my new markers. I was hoping she would nap, as she is quite ill. My daughter gave me some oil markers for my birthday. I've been playing around with them. Art, like photography, is becoming a huge hobby for amateurs. I know any number of people whose art and/or photos could be put on walls. These people inspire me. 

I was inspired by fireworks, I realized that fireworks are usually lit in the dark. I took the original, loaded into Graphic Converter, and made the background my favourite shade of blue. I've used Graphic Converter for 20 years. 


They have a very thick nib, and will nicely compliment my fine coloured pencils and markers. They write on anything, as well.

If you'd like some inspiration, visit some of the wonderful amateur and professional artists here:  Paint Party Friday: Week 45, Year 8 

16 comments:

Yamini MacLean said...

hari OM
OOOOOOHHHHHHH, this is such a 'happy' image, Jenn! Love it. YAM xx

Christine said...

Wow your fireworks are beautiful love the vibrant colours of the oil markers. The screen looks very useful.

Clare Lloyd said...

Great colours

Valerie-Jael said...

Hi Jenn, happy PPF. Sorry your divider got damaged. Your kitties evidently liked it a lot. I've never tried oil markers, but they sound and look good. I'm determined to use what I have before I buy more. Have a great weekend, hugs, Valerie

gillena cox said...

Luv your fireworks. Happy PPF Jenn. Thanks for dropping by my blog today

Much🌹love

sirkkis said...

A stunning moose or it is a reindeer !?!
Happy New Year to you and yours xx

BrownPaperBunny said...

I really love your fireworks, both on the white and darker blue background. We could hear the fireworks this New Year's Eve but didn't see any (it was cold and rainy). Happy PPF!

Linda Kunsman said...

Too bad about the bad care of your divider-glad the leg got fixed as it's a lovely piece. I love playing with new markers. Your firework looks great with the darker background. Happy PPF!

Sarah Leonard said...

I've never tried oil markers before, but have used oil sticks. Yummy colours and so blendable! Happy PPF from Number 26 :D

William Kendall said...

Your fireworks art is quite cheerful.

Powell River Books said...

I like your divider. It also looks like a favourite with your furry friend. I've been enjoying the Comox Valley Arts 30-day Drawing Challenge. It's gotten me back into my cabin journal writing and illustrating. Now I need to get back to blogging. - Margy

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

Funny you should mention people getting into art these days, for Christmas I got new watercolours to get back into it after a 5 year break. I will definitely check out that link. Thanks!

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

A real burst of colour, always love using new pens and mark making equipment.
Happy PPF Tracey

NatureFootstep said...

love your fireworks. Really beautiful.

Beautiful colors. :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I like that ...we saw fireworks on the beach New Years Eve, not a tradition where we come from but is here in Florida. Kinda fun and different.

JKW said...

Definitely FIREWORKS. . .love this artwork. Blessings, Janet