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Monday, June 13, 2011

Ballet Recital, EDM, Digital Value Study and Giveaway Winner

I went to a lovely ballet recital on Friday evening at the Potter Center at Jackson Community College. The lighting conditions make it nearly impossible to get pix of the actual performance, but I do have a couple of pix of my favorite performers:









After the performance, Miss 8 came home with us and spent the night. The next night Miss 3 and her cousin Miss 7 stayed the night. Needless to say, I didn't get much sleep over the weekend, but I surely had tons of fun!!


I did somehow find the time to do a couple of quick sketches for EDM:





And I finally, with the help of Maer, figured out where the shadows should be on my Adirondack chairs. I didn't have time to redo the value study so I spent a bit of time putting together a rough digital version. What do you think of this?




I think I will begin a new Adirondack painting tomorrow. Today I am planning to spend the day with my friend, Nancy, and expect to be busy and have big fun.


And now.........drum roll.........I have chosen a random number (actually I chose two because the first one was #8, my friend Nancy, and she already has the Inktense pencils and didn't want to be included in the drawing) and the winner is #15,



Tracy, send me your snail mail addy and I will get the pencils in the mail.


And now I leave you with a picture of a lovely rose the hubster cut for me yesterday:




I hope to see you tomorrow.

xoxo

9 comments:

  1. chairs looking good
    can't wait to see the finished painting

    WC Buddy

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  2. Aww, the photos are so cute! I'd definitely follow that bunny down a rabbit hole! ;)
    I'm also curious to see your Adirondack painting. The shadows do look good! <3

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  3. What adorable little dancers!

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  4. Your two little Misses are adorable in their costumes. And the rose the hubster picked for looks absolutely perfect!

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  5. As you know, I think they're just as cute as can be (even cuter in person, I might add). Did watching the recital choke you up? Anything live with children performing in it always chokes me up whether I know them or not. I would probably have been sobbing! lol hugs, nancy

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  6. Love the pictures! Nice sketches Vicki, and love the progress on the chairs so far.

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  7. What beautiful girls in their costumes!

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  8. What adorable girls! You painting also looks like it is off to a good start. Nice visual interest with the shadows you worked out.

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  9. WOW! I won! Sorry I hadn't had a chance to check back at your blog!!!! THANK YOU!

    The girls are sooo cute!!

    I send you my addy straight away. Mwah!

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