May 3, 2012

Finally Finished!


I'm happy to be finished with this painting. I still want to tinker with her wings a bit; but I'm making myself step away for now.


And I've been working on some new things for my shop. I'll give you a little hint...


Have a wonderful weekend and remember to savor each moment!


76 comments :

  1. Oooooo I love the crakling!
    Lovely, Happy PPF

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    1. I'm always excited to watch it dry. :)

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  2. Me too. I love the crackling, it's awesome. Nice job. Happy PPF!

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  3. That crackling is fabulous! Love it!! Happy PPF!

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  4. have a nice weekend too Catherine!! :)

    LOVE your painting!!

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  5. Very nice!! Love the "ornaments" in her hair!

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    1. They were fun to create. Thanks, Jenn.

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  6. The crackling texture is really interesting, and the jewelry (?) looks intriguing!

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    1. It feels as cool as it looks. :) Yes it is; I'm experimenting.

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  7. you are very creative indeed . show us more ! Is she your guardian angel ? she look very peaceful and kind

    - KAT -

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    1. I'm glad you see her as peaceful, that's what wanted her to be.

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  8. Beautiful! I love that cracked paint (??) detail, especially. Such a beautiful texture! You are amazing. You deserve to hear that constantly.

    xoxo

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    1. You're precious. Thanks for being my encourager! :D

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  9. Lots of fun in this piece...HPPF!

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  10. Catherine!
    you have a real talent!
    she is beautiful and whimsical....gorgeous

    love and light

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  11. Catherine that crackling gives such a great and interesting texture to a great piece of work... so glad we got to see it finished... and very cool that you are a legend speller... that is a Talent!!!

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    1. Haha, well, in my family I am. I've never officially won a spelling bee or anything. :)

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  12. Fun!! Great crackling!! Happy ppf!

    Hugs Giggles

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  13. Very pretty and original! <3

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  14. Loving this fab girl Catherine. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  15. Fun and fanciful! Like your use of texture.

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    1. Thanks Susan. I like your use of "fanciful".

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  16. Such soft smooth colors and amazing textures!

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  17. I love eyes and your eyelashes are to die for!!! ;-)

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    1. Thanks Crystal, wish I had them for my own! :)

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  18. Doesn't it feel great to finish a piece that you've been sweating over? Love the idea of using the crackled paint for wings, brilliant!

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  19. Love that crackle texture! :) And pendat looks fantastic!

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    1. I'll be showing more of the pendants next week. Hopefully.

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  20. Such beautiful work! And I LOVE her eyelashes! If only mine were that perfect. :)

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    1. I'd like mine to look like that too!! Maybe I should paint some on for us. :D

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  21. She's wonderful! I love the colors and the texture the crackle gives. Happy PPF!

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  22. Magnificent details in this! The eye lashes, the crackles, the shapes on the butterfly! Wow!

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  23. I totally understand about needing to step away and leave it be. I need to do that sometimes. Your work is a delight! Happy PPF!

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    1. Yeah, I get worried I'll edit the death out of it. Ha.

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  24. It looks like she is coming through [whatever] into peace, and the [whatever] is crackling/fading away around her. Like from winter into spring/from struggle into peace. Love the detail!

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    1. Wow! You read my mind and worded more beautifully!

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  25. wow, the crackling is fabulous - I love crackle glaze but i've never seen it so distinct as that before!

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    1. I tend to lather it on really thick. It takes forever to dry, but it's worth it!

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  26. The crackling is a neat efffect, I've never used it before, looks great. Happy PPF!

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  27. Those butterflies are adorable! Nice work

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  28. I absolutely love the positivity, creativity and warmth that your blog exudes! You have a beautiful outlook on life and I'm already obsessed with your art.

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    1. Oh wow, I'm honored. You put words to what I long for my blog to be; you made my day! Thank you. :D

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  29. She is delightful and so magical with the butterflies in her hair ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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    1. So happy you see magical in it! I always feel they're a bit fairy-ish. :D

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    1. You words warmed my soul. Inspiring another person is huge to me. And I'm glad you like the pendant. I'm working hard on new ones for an upcoming shop update.

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  31. Great painting. It is always hard to know when to stop! Your crackle worked really well. I always have such mixed results.

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    1. It is, isn't it? I lather it on thick; seems to crackle better that way.

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  32. Beautiful art work! Fresh and lovely colors! :)

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  33. Thanks so much for your comment, Catherine! :)
    I love your painting, it's beautiful! You are very talented.

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  34. Absolutely love this, Catherine! Lovely and so wonderfully whimsical! :)

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  35. Such a cute painting, it is making me want to go and paint.

    - Allison

    http://www.craftedlove.com

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    1. Oh Yay! I love to hear that. Hope you're able to today!

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