Toy Box Sea Turtle Finished!

Hello Friends,

I am done with my first sea turtle in acrylics! I ended up working on it some more last night. I worked on the turtle a little and added the foliage. Then this morning I finished the turtle and removed the masking tape from around the edges. I am very glad to be done! I took the picture of it outside so it was on the sidewalk. The cut-out part is one of the handles as this was a short side piece.

I think I only have one more piece of the toy box to paint. There are two pieces left, but one of them has what I already painted on the front of it when we first put it together about 19 years ago.

We got the toy box for our son when he was a little over two years old. So I stenciled a teddy bear and hearts and his first and middle names on it. So that will stay the way it is. I don’t even want to “touch it up.” I guess I will take a picture of that and post it last.

Eventually, I will try to find some kind of hangers for these so I can put them on the walls in his old room (which is now my writing/workout room) when I am done with the last one.

This has been a challenging and fun project. I have really enjoyed doing these. Thanks for everyone’s support in the blogosphere! I really appreciate all of you.

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

 

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 19, 2018, in Art Talk, Sea turtles and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. Awesome painting! I love sea turtles!

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  2. Congratulations, Patsy; it looks fabulous!

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  3. Beautiful, Patsy! Congrats.

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  4. It’s terrific!!!

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  5. It turned out spectacular!!! If your son isn’t blown away by it now, a few more years will cultivate more appreciation. It takes them awhile sometimes. I love this painting! I hope you keep doing it.

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  6. This looks fantastic, Patsy! You really did a great job with it. I can’t wait to hear Josh’s reaction.

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  7. Hi Patsy! Great to see the finished painting!

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  8. You’ve done an amazing job, Patsy. I would have loved something like this.

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