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Friday, July 15, 2016

Idaho weekend

A long weekend in Hayden Lake, Idaho inspired me to have another look
at a background I had done on massa paper months ago.
I am only starting as you can see on the right, I will negative paint out the trees on the left
and have a great memory of our time with friends in Idaho.
I have another massa hiding under the bed and am thinking of retrieving it and maybe creating some geraniums in a pot...we'll see.

Another sample of my geometrics.  The yellow was the base color.

This base
became this.
I really am not happy with the results but maybe if I stash it under the bed, it will appeal more in 6 or 7 months.  Speaking of stashes, the collection of stencils I have made for various projects is growing to the point it could be a fire hazard.  I keep thinking I will reuse the stencil...NOT!!!
With many thanks to our Paint Party Friday hosts Kristin and Eva,  I wish you a Happy PPF!


18 comments:

  1. I am not familiar with massa paper but that is one gorgeous painting of the multicolored trees.

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  2. Love what you made, although I don't know massa paper. I have a lot of stencils, too, but I do use them often! Hugs, Valerie

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  3. wow these are super fun, i love how different the awesome trees are to the geometric pieces

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  4. I'm not sure what massa paper is but I love your geometric piece.

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  5. These are all beautiful paintings. My favorite is the background in your first photo.

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  6. Oh I love the top painting and how you painted out the trees...I look forward to see it's completion! I love your finished geometric. It would make a wonderful tee-shirt logo! Love the tye dye affect to it!

    Hugs Giggles

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  7. lovely work Susan, great work on improving that geometric.

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  8. Gorgeous colors in the landscape and the geometric piece has a nice flow. Happy PPF!

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  9. What a great idea to bring out those trees by painting around them. These backgrounds are perfect for that!

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  10. Those trees are gorgeous! I love to do negative painting!

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  11. Love your geometrics!! <3 <3 <3

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  12. I really like the colors of your trees in your Hayden Lake inspired piece. It is a little abstract in its own way. Your have a great sense of color in all your pieces Susan. Hugs-Erika

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  13. I really like the colors of your trees in your Hayden Lake inspired piece. It is a little abstract in its own way. Your have a great sense of color in all your pieces Susan. Hugs-Erika

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  14. great colours on all of them :) the trees look lovely coloured like that

    Happy PFF!
    #44

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  15. I have never heard of massa paper, but it looks good! I especially love those trees! Gorgeous.

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  16. Dear Susan, thank you for remembering me and visiting my blog for you are concerned.I am ok, as well as my beloved family and dear friends.But we are extremely worried and afraid.I really do not know when the world had become such a cruel place.My country is going through hard times.I try to console myself through art.And try to keep my hope.I hope you are safe and happy.Best regards from Ozge in Izmir, Turkey.

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