Wednesday, September 25, 2013

WOYWW: First school day

A while ago I came across a creative meme that is called What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday. It is all about showing what is going on on your workdesk and is hosted by Julia from Stamping Ground. I really like participating, because it is an easy way to show you what I have been working on, and it is fun to visit some other participants :)

This week school started again, and because I do a creative education, I will share my school related projects here as well :) But I also did some crafting at home.

I made these 3 autumn cards! I love autumn related cards and I think that people don't send them enough :) So I plan to send some out myself this year :D The bottom card is more a dark red btw, but the daylight made it look like hot pink, haha. If someone wants to trade, the two bottom ones I can still send out :)

This picture is made at school. The assignment was to paint intuitive. You had to use only dark colors to paint your shadow side. We worked with acrylics and we had to work in layers, so we had to thin our paint with a medium. I never used a medium before, but it was fun to work this way!

In the afternoon we had to bring back the light. But working light over dark is quite the challenge!

This is the end result! I took these pictures this morning. I did bring more harmony in the painting by using only nuances of blue, purple and dark red in the background top layer.

But the fun thing is, that you still see the other colors coming through. My phone has troubles catching all the colors though. I need to take better quality pictures from the painting, but I wanted to post them this week already :) But I think the 2nd pic does show the color nuances :) From now on, you can expect homework assignments again in WOYWW :)


  1. Lovely cards you have there - and what a great journey you took us on through your painting. Enjoy your art!
    Hugs, Neet 11 xx (and thanks for visiting me)

  2. Your cards are gorgeous, I love those colours. That painting is fabulous, I love that you showed the stages. The colours work so well together.
    Have a great week,
    'Von #41

  3. Well done with the cards - they are lovely - and what an adventure with that painting. Not sure I would know where to start - but you obviously did - and managed to bring it to completion!!
    Have a great week.
    Margaret #61

  4. Your autumn cards are adorable and I love the rich colors on your painting. It somehow also shows that there are lots of layers (or maybe it is more of my 'feel' because you said it...) - it makes the canvas extra special. Happy woyww, Marit #76

  5. Fabulous Autumn cards and what gorgeous little images :-)


    IKE in Greece #75 xxxx

  6. The painting looks so interesting and your cards are fabulous. #51

  7. Oh what gorgeous cards! It was great to see the progress of the painting too, its always interesting to see how others work!

    Kate #85

  8. oooo! so very cool! can't wait to see more!

  9. Lovely cards for Autumn, it's my favourite time of year but I never seem to make many Autumn themed cards! Nice to see the homework too, it all looks very interesting but "free form" would definitely scare me!

    Brenda 1

  10. Great cards and very interesting experiment with the light and dark. I like that!
    happy WOYWW
    xx Monique #94

  11. Those are great, glad you shared. Thanks for visiting my blog. Kim #31

  12. Those are great, glad you shared. Thanks for visiting my blog. Kim #31

  13. It was very interesting to see the hole prosess. The painting is very beautiful and I like it very much.

  14. Your cards are too cute. I too LOVE the fall and the winter. Thank you for visiting my blog earlier. :-) April #21