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Friday, April 22, 2011

Whooo's...... Afraid of the Dark? Paint Party Friday Week 6

First I must announce the demise of Deep Dark Sea......I just couldn't continue on it.....so many layers and where I wanted to go from there wouldn't have allowed me to do so, so I ditched it in the garbage on thursday with my daughter's blessing. I will  try my vision another time. So on to the new painting project..........

I had this Florentine Gothic gold leaf frame for some time now and thought about using it for a religious theme but guess what, I changed my mind.

I once again used my wood burning tool to sketch the design out on the old wooden frame and then painted in Weeps the owl under a full moon with water colour paints, acrylic and ink. Since the frame had some damage I needed to touch up some places where the gold leaf had worn down;luckily I had some gold leaf stored away just waiting to be used. I guess it waited far  too long for when I went to open the jar it wouldn't budge. I ended up having my husband drill holes into the top so I could use it. I have three more similar jars of varying leaf colours with the same problem. Oh well, I did say last week not to purge art supplies or leave them too long unattended so this was bound to happen. Good thing they are still good to use, very surprised.


So , here is my submission for this week's Paint Party Friday Week 6 .....

" Weeps .....is Afraid of the Dark "











Until next Paint Party Friday..... Happy Easter and have a great weekend.

Oh and many thanks to all who left me all the lovely comments last week....I did read them : )

Annabelle

17 comments:

Jaime Haney aka ArtsyFartsy.Me said...

This turned out great. I love the detail in the frame, too. Great job! I am just flabbergasted that you thew away a piece of artwork! I keep all of mine, if for nothing else to remember what not to do! hahah! Happy PPF!

art2cee2 said...

How cute! Such an adorable little owl! :-)

SHERI C said...

Fantastic frame. Sorry WEEPS is afraid of the dark though. LOL....HAPPY PPF!

Gloria said...

What a great piece of work! I just love it. The frame is also so beautiful. You've done a great job, I must say. Your doggies on the sidebar I just love. Their eyes all look so sad, how I want to hug them. thanks for sharing. Happy Easter, PPF, and Good Friday!

Netty said...

Oh wow your work is amazing, loving the art on the wooden frame and such a great owl. Happy Easter, Annette x

Yoli Manzo & Sharon Boatwright said...

Adorable. I love your use of color and texture!
Bravo!

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Aweeee. His expression makes me want to hug him and kiss the top of his head to tell him everything is all right.
Love that frame!
Btw: lovely music. :)

Melisa said...

Aw, isn't he darling! That frame seems just the right shape for this, too.

Christine said...

He's so cute, just love his expression!

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Hi Annabelle..beautiful..what a gorgeous soulful creature..and the frame is wonderful too!
Beautiful work..so magical...i love owls..they havea special place in my heart!
Victoria~

Stephanie Mealor Corder said...

I love your owl, his expression is wonderful; so full of life!
And what a great use of that frame- it really completes this piece!
Happy PPF (a day late ;))
Stephanie

Pam Tucker said...

I love your owl! He's so precious! I especially like the moon, too. And that frame is lovely! Wonderful work! :)

Theresa said...

He's a cutie surrounded by an awesome frame!

Kristin Dudish said...

Weeps the Owl is adorable! I love the colors of this painting set against the gold leaf frame :)

xo
Kristin

Carrie Wachter~Martinez said...

Adorable owl, and what a grogeous frame!

ger chouinard said...

Annabelle: Love the way you repurposed this frame ... Weeps looks VERY afraid of the dark ... not a good thing for a little owl ... nice emotion captured in his little face. Well done!

EVA said...

So sorry to hear about the demise to the dark sea.

This is lovely and so cute! Great frame!!

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