Saturday, March 19, 2011

Listening to the Inner Voice Chick...

 
It's been a couple of weeks since I've linked to StudioJRU~ Sneak Peek Fridays. 
There are so many talented artists there, that share their blogs 
throughout the weekend. 
It's always inspiring to see what everyone has been up to. 
I feel like I am missing  c o f f e e  with my friends 
when I haven't gotten a chance to link up and visit. 
So, today I'm sitting here with cappucino in hand, reading and sharing....

I'm getting excited about something that I have been planning for a while, 
and now am feeling like may come to fruition. 
I love to work in watercolor, and I love making my decoupage plates. 
I've been thinking about applying  m y  o w n  graphic watercolor art 
to the plates rather than the usual graphic patterned papers I find to create with. 
I have done this in the past, but with existing watercolor pieces that I'd already done. 
The difference here, is that I am actually creating the art for a specific plate, and words. 
It's coming together and feeling good.
And if it's  f e e l i n g  g o o d,  then I must 
be listening to that i n n e r   v o i c e!
(do you ever wonder what she looks like- that inner voice chick?
I wonder if she's cute- young- old- floating around or buzzing like a hummingbird- 
maybe even sporting red hair like me?)

So- this week, you get an unofficial peek at the process...
the "inner voice chick" is still giving direction, 
but I am happy with the path she's put me on.

~my graphic blooms~

~sweet little birdie~


~playing with placement~

~leaves:: one of my favorite things~

~another beginning~


All of the plates are in process- should be fun to see what develops through the week!
What does your i n n e r   v o i c e chick look like? 
I may have to paint mine- she's starting to reveal herself more and more.





p.s. a sneak peek at another "soon-to-be" listing on etsy at twig2neststudio

~link-up at studiojru for more inspiration!  

StudioJRU



9 comments:

  1. Love the bird houses...bring them down to Starbs...so we can see them.

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  2. Love the plats, wow those are going to be cool!~

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  3. I am so glad you are listening to THAT inner voice!!! I think my favorite is the seed pod...seeds of love is what they look like!

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  4. "I feel like I am missing coffee with my friends when I haven't gotten a chance to link up and visit." That is so sweet and exactly the feeling I hope this group has. Like meeting up with friends to share what we are doing! ♥ I love your watercolors. They are gorgeous. And a perfect idea to use your own art on the plates!! Yay for listening to that inner voice!

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  5. I'm loving your own art on the plates. You go girl. They're bold and lovely and original! Birdie's my favorite. The beak goes on forever,love that!

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  6. these are SO SO BEAUTIFUL Valerie!

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  7. I love it! So beautiful...I somehow missed you on Friday! But am glad to see this work in progress today! =)

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  8. Thanks everyone for taking the time to drop by with words of support. It's like opening a present, every time I see the comment number change. Hugs and appreciation!

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  9. These are great. Really great. I just love your paintings and using them on plates makes a truly original work of art! Wow!

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