Thursday, February 4, 2010

Another Busy "Little Girls" Day

It is Thursday and I am going to be entertaining my little lovelies again. The difference between yesterday and today is twofold: Dana works during the day today and will be done around dinner time, and the hubster will be home today.

I still need to go through my Spring clothes and try them on and see what fits and get them laundered so that I can get packed for our little road trip to the south. I think that with both of us here today that will get done. I was going to drive into town and get my manicure and pedicure today using the gift certificate that my dear son gave me for Christmas, but that will have to be done tomorrow. If my little angel was just a bit older than 2, I'd take her with me and get hers done too.

After the hubster returned home just after dinner time last evening and we had dinner, he drove into town and got the girls bathed and into bed and then stayed there to await their mother. He didn't get home until almost 11. While he was gone I got some laundry done, cleaned the kitchen and did the vacuuming.

I haven't felt that I had the time to do any art, but did doodle a little bird and have him both in the original and in exclusion mode. I'm not sure which one I like more. Here is what I did: I sketched him out in one of my little sketch books and then took a picture of it with my SLR. When I opened it in Photoshop to make it look black and white (which it was, but the picture was very dark), I first saved it in the normal way and then played around with the blend modes to see what I would get. When I got to exclusion mode I really liked what I saw so I saved it that way too. Here he is:



Dana will be here soon with the little one, so if I am to get my 1/2 hour on the treadmill, I'd better get a move on. Lots to do today!
I hope to see you tomorrow.



  1. Here's what I think: I think it's a really cute little bird in the original, and the PS trick you did with it is pretty fun! Have fun with your little one, you lucky dog! lol hugs, nancy

  2. Cute little bird. I could see this one as a piece of embroidery for a child's room or on a crazy quilt.

    Have fun with your grandkids.

  3. Hi vicki,
    I use white, yellow ochre, brown and aliz crimson for the face tones. I also have other colors like a blue, yellow, green and black. I use them just mainly for the face use acrylics for the background. You can use the shiva over acrylic as along as it is dry but not visa versa.

  4. I love this little guy, reminds me of a children's book!!!
    Do more!!!!!!!!!