Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Snowmen

Why is December so busy? Everyone has lots of parties and gatherings and shopping. We don't do much shopping, but still we are busy. Last Thursday, Toby and I kicked back after supper. It had been a busy day painting with my ladies - which means cleaning house before they all come over, etc. About the time we settled into our recliners, the phone rang. Shay said, "Aren't you coming to our Christmas party?"  Why yes we are! Then we jumped up and took off for the party. We stayed up past our bedtime playing games and visiting with people. It was fun - better than sitting in the recliners.

Then on Friday I had a paint party with the ladies from our church. I just put out the invitation at church not knowing who exactly would come. I had ten ladies show up. It was a perfect fit around the two tables I had set up. I also had the ladies bring finger food. Geeze Louise, they brought a feast. I wanted to stay in the other room with the food. I had cleared a place for food in my art room, but there was too much food, so we moved it to the kitchen. After giving a little speech about canvas, paints, brushes, and drawing (tracing if they wanted), everyone picked a snowman and went at it. They really did a great job needing very little help. Still, I was not able to paint with them, because I was helping here and there. So, I had access to food drink :)  between helping the ladies.

Here are several of the snowmen that my friends painted:




They all turned out really well. I think my favorite was the second from the last - the purple and red. Robin has her own style and it worked well. Her snowman just made me happy. Tomorrow at the regular painting ladies day, we will work on snowmen again. I'm expecting some extra ladies who did not get to come last Friday. More fun!

6 comments:

Robin A Hickman said...

It was a wonderful party...you are a great hostess and FRIEND!

Dizzy n Runover said...

I like the third one, because of the carrot nose. It looks like he got run over, or she missed the part about perspective :-)

I think the one you like, seems to show the snowman is dizzy and happy. Maybe soused...

The eyes on the last one are funny, ha.

Jo Castillo said...

Ohhh, I like them all. It is so much fun to paint the "same" thing and see the results!! Like Dizzy's comments, too. Ha.

Wish we could paint and party.

Hope your Christmas and holiday time is just super!! Hugs all around.

Bag Blog said...

Dizzy, you are very observant! There was not a lot of instruction on perspective and such. It is what it is.

Jo, It is fun to see what people paint - how they see things or don't see things.

Robin, let's do it again today.

Anonymous said...

.... well done!.... those will make great Christmas gifts!....

Bag Blog said...

Thanks, Anon. I was thinking they would make good gifts. Got anyone in mind?