Finishing up a few paintings

Actually the two I posted last week. I’ll post them as the before and after just for kicks.

I messed with this one and wound up cutting it out and mounting it on another piece of black paper. It’s pretty wobbly. Even though I weigh these paintings down as I go this one has fabric and heavy painting on it.

The one I showed you last week and how it looks now. I spent a lot of time painting this weekend as well as starting to get my small yard cleaned up. As I’ve mentioned we have a beautiful copper beech tree and I spend many happy hours under it.

Have a good week! Nina

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30 responses to “Finishing up a few paintings”

  1. msjadeli says :

    The one at the top looks like a book, then a person’s knowledge/world/* growing out of the book. Very very cool-looking, Nina. A copper beech tree sounds lovely!

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  2. robertawrites235681907 says :

    Both paintings are very nice, Nina. I like the eyes in the books. The mouth is quite creepy for me. How nice to have a beech tree.


  3. Jane Dougherty says :

    These are so striking! I love your use of colour! The top painting makes me think of the awakening of a book worm 🙂


  4. memadtwo says :

    I really like the way you’ve turned the top one into a mask. Makes me want to get back to aome masks myself. (K)


  5. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Really very nice and beautiful paintings, Nina. Vibrancy in all the colors.


  6. onecarriage says :

    Lovely!! So fresh and bright!


  7. Claudia McGill says :

    Ahhh. Refreshing sight to my eyes! I also see a book. An image of the place where I spend my favorite times, inside the pages. As for your copper beech, there is a pretty new elementary school here named for this tree, a magnificent specimen that was on the grounds when they built the school – it was a local landmark standing in an empty field for as long as I can remember and now it is a school yard tree (not on the playground, where it can get hurt, it is out front). I imagine you with such a tree, you are very lucky.


  8. Dave Whatt says :

    Very nice!…


  9. melaniereynolds says :

    Will you indulge us with a picture of your copper beech tree? I like the face I see in the first painting.


  10. Melba Christie at Poemattic says :

    The colors and composition is striking. I love the texture you created.


  11. N says :

    So beautiful and vibrant and striking in a powerful way


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