Amy's Painted Saint Blog
This is a Hand Painted Treasure set! Butterflies, flowers, lady bugs, and mushrooms - SPRING! It's coming, I know it is. This little Saint pup and her mom are enjoying the spring garden - tulips and daffodils galore. Fluttery butterflies, crawling lady bugs, morel mushrooms... All of these things are fun to find and chase through the garden.
Here is a photo tour of the painting of the plate, followed by a shot of all three finished pieces. Enjoy!
Here is a peek at the blanks I started with, a cute little matched sugar & creamer set + a spring green plate in a fun design.
Paint sketch in place!
I have a bad habit of starting with the subject and saving the background for last :)
Adding some fluttery friends & flowers!
A few more details...
And we have a complete set! If that doesn't cure you of your cabin fever, nothing will!
Thank you for visiting my blog and website. Next project: Ceramic plate turned hand painted one of a kind clock!
I'm long overdue on Easter painting updates. I'm trying to fix that this year and fill in some gaps. My Sable, Blue Merle, and Tri Color Sheltie Easter paintings were so old I couldn't get decent prints from them. Redo! I've never had a half mask Saint Easter painting - can't have that! Bernese Mountain [...]
I'm trying new things in 2016. By "new things" I mean painted treasures, and painting new breeds! My first new breed for 2016 is the stunning Samoyed. I am enchanted by these beautiful white dogs! I'll continue to paint them, they've embedded themselves in my heart, but I plan to do (hopefully) at least one [...]
Once upon a time, I had an ooold HP computer. Naive in the ways of electronics, I failed to back up my files consistently. I lost a lot of art when that old HP computer crashed. Sigh. That's a hard lesson to learn!On the bright side, that crash has given me reason to go back [...]
The banner above is a link, it will redirect you to Kermit's Book Shop. Please put Far Out Art in the notes at checkout (where it says "Add special instructions to the seller: Add" below shipping options)I will get a referral bonus!Illustrating my first children's book has got to be one of the most amazing [...]
Here is today's painting project! I hope you enjoy this little creative journey.Blue Merle Sheltie hand painted decorative plate now on eBay: Click here to view auction!These plates start with a paint sketch to get the size/shape down.Once I'm happy with the layout, I start filling in my design with layers of paint - it's [...]
Link to eBay auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/351668720606?I've been painting on "treasures" in 2016. It's a nice change from the canvas, wood, and paper that I've used almost exclusively for over a dozen years! Thrift stores are addictive, so are places like Hobby Lobby (where I found a cute set of plates that I had to purchase - this [...]
My Dad saved me a handful of really cool beer bottles because he thought I could - maybe - paint something on them.Challenge accepted!Here is my very first hand painted, one of a kind piece of beer bottle art! I can't think of anything else to call it, so we'll go with that. I'm going [...]
Once in a while someone will contact me with an idea just too cool to pass over. This painting was born from one such suggestion. Then, promptly claimed by my 5 year old & named by him too. So, it now hangs proudly above his bed & prints and reproductions are available on my website [...]
Here is a glimpse into my painting process. This is Prunelle, a special request that I've taken on and now I'm sharing the finished product with you :)From sketch to final draft, here is my journey - enjoy!