Monday, January 21, 2013

'wish you peace' by myra anderson . . .

If you want to practice painting large or small - get a book.  As I mentioned before I am painting in some kind of health book.  I really enjoy reading the health tips and then painting right over them.  

I'm using cheap acrylic paint like the ones you see below.  They cost around $8.00 before the use of the wonderful 40% off coupon. I only have 18 colors but I wish I had the ones below - 24 - with the 'glow' colors.  Imagine how much more fun that would be to experiment with.  

There are many advantages of painting in a small book.  If someone asks you 'what are you doing right now?'  you can say 'well I'm an artist and right now I'm working on a book.'  Then you can just 'whip out the book and let them take a look!'  If they see something they like - whip out your exacto knife . . . cut it out . . . get paid . . . and buy yourself a medium ham, pineapple and jalapeno pepper pizza and a cold beverage.  It's a win-win situation!  So go out and buy yourself some cheap paints and have some fun.  Peace.



7 comments:

lee said...

love the painting, i do use my cheap paints and love them

Bonnie Heather said...

Lol...I've missed your wonderful blog posts Myra. I've been away from the blog world for a while. Since I'm working on biggish paintings I don't have much to say. Be reassured I will always return to catch up. I hope you're feeling better.

wanda miller said...

Very HUMOROUS madam! i too paint in books,and love doing it in one that i think is a waste, ha! such power we own sometimes in the smallest of ways. i've had trouble for a month not being able to post on my blog, so i am back but not with a bang..have some big learning curves to conquer...have to post from my e mail of which has upgraded itself without my permission. hope to be more in the loop soon! xo

Julie Ford Oliver said...

You are an inspiration, Myra.
I love what you paint, I love what you write and photo/video.

Mary said...

coffee and art! what could be more wonderful!!

it's nice to meet you!

mary

Lisa Graham Art said...

You are too funny...and painting in a book is a brilliant idea!

Sharon Whitley said...

fabulous idea - and selling as you go sounds great! I really need to get those acrylics out again soon!!