• artsy fartsy,  painting

    painting lines


    Sometimes I like to pull my paints out and make a great big mess of the dining room table. I miss having a patio that I could spread out on and a cement floor underneath that could easily be sprayed off with a garden hose. But you can’t have it all, right. I have nice light in my dining room and since I’m the boss of this house I can leave my paints out on it as long as I want. So I left them out for four days in a row.


    Good thing Bug likes to paint too. We painted for hours and hours and then ate dinner and breakfast around our painty mess.


    I should have kept the paints out a day longer and painted these pretty sweet peas before they faded but I was kind of on a roll with striped cat paintings.


    I don’t know why I like to paint lines. I think I’m just a wimp and I don’t want to tackle a whole background. Leaving the background a solid color seems flat and unfinished so lines I paint. I find it really relaxing. In fact, I think I need to pull out the paints and paint some more lines!


    I’ll post about my finished paintings tomorrow!