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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Psst! didn't hear this from me right!

This weeks theme at Inspiration avenue is "Talk to the Animals"...
and this pair of dodgy characters appeared while I was painting today :D 
" A little bird told me..."
though who told the little bird is another story :D

Lots of layers to this piece, inspired again by Jeanette at One Little House ning, but this is class 04 from her Paint What You See class
Acrylic paint over masking tape(applied with fingers)...

picking out shapes with red paint and blue "circles"...

Sploshes of ink and dabs of white...

black pencil blended with matt medium...

and teeny pink dots with Martha Stewart stencil :D

...And now just paint what you see!
I saw a cigar smoking dog leaning over the shoulder of a little birdie :D
I think the birdie looks rather nervous about being caught talking to this particular animal, don't you? :D
I will be entering this as my Piece a Week for Rita, and Inspiration Avenues "Talk to the Animals challenge
Enjoy :D XXX



  1. just amazes me how you got from "op art" to an actual image! amazing! this is very colorful!

    hugs :)

  2. I'm sitting here giggling, Gina! What a great piece. I absolutely adore it. xodonna

  3. Such a wonderful page - make me smile :)

  4. I love this one you did Gina, soooooo quirky, it makes me smile each time I see it ! :)

  5. Gina, this is fabulous ;o) Thanks for the smile ;o)

  6. Love the process from start to finish - great final painting!

  7. What a great exercise! I'll have to try that although I doubt very much I would come up with something so marvelous at the end.xx

  8. Cool work! That's a really neat process to work to!

  9. So colorful, I enjoyed looking at the process from beginning to end.


  10. You captured the essence of my own dog in this painting. I love the two characters and your interpretation! It's also great to be able to see it as it is created. The colors are so vivid and the image is full of fun!

  11. fun illustration, love those dogs' personalities! Better not leave them alone too long!! :)