Monday, August 20, 2012

Never Give Up


A month ago, I challenged myself to 30 Days of Painting, where I would paint or draw every day for 30 days.  That was July 24th - twenty-seven days ago!   It is now August 20th and I am on Day 9.  

P-I-T-I-F-U-L.

After painting for eight straight days (one little, measly week), - I stopped painting for three weeks to get my kids back in college, high school, and middle school and take three weekend trips. 

Don't count me out, just yet!!  
I started back, this weekend.

Here is Painting 9....

 20x20

That one was for a local charity auction. 
I sure hope someone bought it.  How embarrassing would it be to have zero bids?

Here are my Painting a Day creations for Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,  7, and 8.

Also - I am not the big social media buff.  I am an introvert and don't really like to socialize all that much.  
However, I do post from time to time (especially on Pinterest).  If you are interested in following along, 
here are my links....





 
 

Have a great week!





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19 comments:

Jill Hill said...

i LOVE this!! btw..i think i saw you walking this morning?? i was with some other momma's walking and i think we may have passed you? not sure though. :)

jill hill

kerri said...

Life just has a way of interrupting doesn't it! Hope you have some days of settling down into some uninterrupted painting time. :)

thistlewoodfarm said...

I love this! You are always so inspiring. I think you should post all thirty days in one post when you finish!

blessings,
karianne

Richella said...

It's beautiful!! I'm sure someone bought it--and was thrilled with it! I wish I could paint!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Hang in there. I love your painting, and the message.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Painting and message are wonderful ~ very creative and expressive ~ wondering how did the excellent writing ~ (A Creative Harbor)

Netty said...

Am sure your canvas sold its beautiful with a great message. Happy PPF, Annette x

Leslie McNeil of MarveLes Art Studios said...

Your painted piece is beautiful! If I was shopping; would have bought it... in a heartbeat!

Sharon Evans said...

Your painting is lovely and the message particularly so. Keep it up.

pauline said...

Your work is AMAZING. i just found you (via PPF) and i'm a new follower. Your paintings (and writings) are beautiful. i'll be checking out your ETSY shop soon... thank you for making the world more beautiful. xox

Mary C. Nasser said...

Beautiful painting, Trish!!
And so kind of you to donate! :)
♥♥♥
Happy PPF!!
Mary
Mixed-Media Map Art

Anna said...

Ooh. I'm sure there were many bids! I love the movement. The light and blak darks playing against one another! I too have been rallying the troops and my poor blog has fallen by the wayside. Our families are worth it and every moment invested in them will affect them/us. Keep up the beautiful work! Visiting from studio JRU.

Natasha said...

Each day is a new day to start our challenges again...who is keeping track more than we are!! :)

I think this is fabulous, and good luck with the rest of your days. :)

Sinderella Studio Designs said...

to paint every single day is always my aspiration - rarely a reality as life takes us to other tasks! don't beat yourself up - enjoy it when you can! life is tooooo short!
I am positive your piece received BIDS.... it is inspiring!
cheers, dana

Jenni C's said...

love the colors you have used, popping over to see your Etsy shop..

Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...

Oh this is beautiful! And one of my favorite verses! Such a wonderful piece for a charity auction. Thanks so much for joining us 'in the studio' to share. Going to keep up with you on FB now... and pinterest! :)

bohemiannie! art said...

Ok Trish. I'm going to take your (I know it's from the Bible) advice and be very thankful and very grateful that you got to day 9!!! And such a lovely day it is!

Lynn Cohen said...

That's a lovely painting and I do hope it sold well at the auction.
I'd say you had good excuses/reasons not to be able to paint every day. Just enjoy it when you do.
HPPF on Sunday.

Karen Smithey said...

I really like how you've given this an almost chalky look, with the loose light brush strokes and the little snatches of black around the lettering. I'm sure it got lots of bids--

 
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