Sunday, December 5, 2010

HIBERNATION...

I've gotten the lazies.  Sitting on the sofa, reading.  Trying to stay warm and not notice the snow falling and falling and falling outside.  Wet, perfect-for-making-snowmen snow.  But I'm staying inside.  I don't like cold.  This type of weather makes me want to hibernate and take long afternoon naps. 

So since I'm not doing anything painterly this weekend, thought I'd share some work from some people who signed up to watch my blog - two new viewers:

Jan Yates' work made me smile this morning.  It is so high energy, the brushstrokes so beautiful, and I love the subject.  I'm definitely putting her on my blogroll so I can keep up with her work in the future.  It's oil painting but I won't hold that against her :)  Check out her beautiful artwork at
http://janyates.blogspot.com/

And another new viewer, Albert Gallego, is painting some wonderful watercolor paintings of Spain, some beautiful still lifes...I always enjoy seeing sites from other countries and see the way people from other countries use watercolor and his work is bright, fun and visually very appealing.  Take a look at
http://aquarellesalbertgallego.blogspot.com/

I appreciate all my Viewers - it is always a little boost to see another new person signed up to watch my blog!

I hope that keeps you busy and happy until later today or tomorrow - whenever I get my energy back and can get back to my portrait and A Dancer painting...

8 comments:

laura said...

What a clever and generous idea to feature your followers: I enjoyed visiting their blogs.
Thank you again for your encouragement during my hibernation--you really helped me!
I hope your blahs are short-lived.

Jan Yates, SCA said...

WOW--Thank you for taking the time to view my work and your wonderful compliment -and for sharing my link!

I have so enjoyed reading your words and process--am especially taken with your drawings although your watercolours (Canadian SP)look pretty darn good--from an oil painter tis a high compliment!~so glad I found you and shall return..

Gary Keimig said...

I actuallly like those snow days painting away and watching the white stuff fall. My problem is I love it so much next thing I know I am out in it looking for critters and just the beautiful designs and colors the snowy day makes.
You are off to a good start on your newest one so keep at it.

RHCarpenter said...

Laura, you are so welcome - wish I lived close enough for us to paint together! My hibernation only lasted the weekend - now back to reality (have to go out to grocery shop!!).

Jan, your oils are beautiful so was happy to turn others on to your work :) Thanks for the compliment!

Gary, thanks! I know you're out there in the wild (and I'm glad there are people who will do that, even in winter snow). I've been enjoying your latest paintings, especially the smaller square ones!

Pam Johnson Brickell said...

What a lovely gesture! I enjoyed checking their work out. Now to catch up with yours!

RHCarpenter said...

You gotta share the love, Pam :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Rhonda, This blog is really fantastic and full of information and wonderful paintings, not only yours, but of others that you have recognized here. You have been my inspiration since I joined the Yahoo Watercolor Workshop and encouraged me to go on when I felt like quiting very often. Again thanks for your assistance and comments on my watercolors. Keep warm and cozy.

Dave Hawley

RHCarpenter said...

Hi, Dave! Thanks for stopping by and commenting :) I'm so glad I inspired you to keep going with your watercolors!