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Monday, September 06, 2010

Labor day has been windy and warm here. I wanted a photo of two zinnias who are doing well in spite of a hot summer. Even holding them, the photo is still a bit on the shaky side.


I spent time in the studio....maybe I WILL paint those zinnias yet.... first though I wanted to organize my acrylic paints.

I am less "at home" with acrylics than watercolors, have struggled to find the brand I like best. Now, I think I am settling on GOLDEN acrylics. They have great quality paints and the lids don't break as easily as others. Here, the project was to put a dab of paint from the tube on top of the lid, so I can tell at a glance what color it will be.


In addition to zinnias, I have plans to paint a dish of strawberries....I have the inspiration and the photo ready. A small 5x5 canvas will be large enough.

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What's for dinner???? Grilled chicken and a side dish of herbed spagetti squash from Emeril Lagasse.

3 comments:

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

We had grilled chicken tonight! I would love to try the spaghetti squash. I've always wondered how it would taste! Love your pretty flowers! ♥

Bettyann said...

beautiful zinnias..look forward to your painting them...yummy dinner..I'm cheating and ordering in chinese food as the last hurrah of summer..take care..

lila said...

The spagetti squash is delicious, but it makes a lot!

Off to paint now!

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