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TOY BOX TURTLE (Still in Progress)

Hello Friends,

Today I decided to work on my sea turtle that is painted onto one of the end pieces of our son’s toy box that I took apart. This is in acrylics which is definitely more of a challenge for me. I worked on it for a few hours today so that is enough!

The splotches of paint on the outer edges are on the masking tape I put around the sides to protect the wood frame. It will come off when I am done.

I have found that the nice thing about acrylics is that if you screw up (which I have done that a lot with this one,) you can paint over your mistakes to correct them! There is still a lot of “under painting” here. So the details are still to come. Plus, I’ll probably add some foliage around the turtle.Β  So here it is so far!

Night before last I wrote the first draft of my magazine article assignment. It felt good to finally just get all my notes into a rough draft. I still have other stuff to do to complete the assignment after I finish the article. But I am setting it aside for a few days to keep thinking on it. Also, I realized my due date is actually a week later than I thought it was. It isn’t due until August 15th! That made me happy!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ™‚

 

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About whitefeatherfloating

When I began this blog I was simply going to share my writing. However, after being part of the blogging world for quite some time now, I decided to begin sharing my artwork. Patsy's Creative Corner will always have my artwork and some writing, but I also created a blog called "My Crazy Life!" in order to simply write my short autobiography and hopefully get some feedback on it as I go. However, it is a very slow project right now. You can find it here: https://spreadingmy2wings.wordpress.com Thanks for visiting! :)

Posted on July 18, 2018, in Art Talk, Sea turtles and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. I love the turtle, Patsy!

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  2. It’s coming along nicely. A visible memory of his childhood and one that takes almost no space. πŸ˜‰ Well done and on the assignment as well.

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  3. He’ll love it, Patsy! That turtle is the cutest!

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  4. Your son is so lucky to have this special touch on his toy box. It’s going to be beautiful!

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  5. It ‘s looking great already! Sure the result will be amazing! Love the blue of the sea πŸ™‚

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