Thursday, December 8, 2011

A Christmas Gift For You! Happy Holidays!


Merry Christmas!


Years ago when I started blogging, it was all
a new adventure for me, I didn`t think of it
as I do now, it is like a blank palette to me,
were I am painting with my dreams, thoughts
and art, it`s a place were a new kind of communication 
is developing, I get to know some of you and 
share who I am now and how I see art, 
life and even business. It all has been a 
learning process to me and one I love!


I am really grateful for all this and being able
to be part of this time and how it`s changing
our cultures and almost feeling there are no
time and space limits!

I thank you for sharing what were your interests 
over the survey, what you wanted to read about,
 in appreciation, I am giving you a  Christmas
 gift, one I hope you enjoy!


I hope to bring you more inspiration in the
future and I thank you for sharing with me your
 time and beautiful comments along this year!

Watch the video for a step by step process of the
painting, here is what you`ll need:

Your sketch , you may use mine as a reference or even
transfer this one to your canvas with transfer paper...


A 6" X 8" stretched gallery canvas
Pencil
Acrylic paints( I use Amsterdam colors:

Ochre Yellow
Sky blue light
titanium buff light
white
black
Pyrrole red
Olive green deep
Burnt umber
brushes
fixative 
barnish

Watch video and enjoy!



I`ll be taking a long brake after this post, I
will come back with more cool things as soon as
I am ready!
I wish you have wonderful holidays!
Hands and Heart signature


23 comments:

  1. Thank you Monica!
    Merry Christmas to you!
    Lizzie

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  2. thanks pretty lady and you have a Merry Christmas. xox

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  3. Thank you Moni! Feliz Navidad. Don't be gone too long -- we'll miss you!

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  4. You are so generous....I love your work. I can not always participate because I am too busy, but I read all your post and enjoy them. Thank you and have a Merry Christmas = )

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  5. what a beautiful thing for you to share - thank you. happy holidays to you and thank you for all your inspiration throughout the year

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  6. Thank you monica for sharing this. I wish you a bright Christmas and much joy in the new year .
    Hugs

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  7. Thank you, Monica....and I hope you enjoy your blog break and have the very best of holidays.

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  8. Thanks for sharing Monica!
    Simply beautiful;-)

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  9. Thank you dear Moni! You have one of the biggest hearts I have ever had the pleasure of meeting! Love to you dear!oxJackie

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  10. Merry Christmas, Moni! Enjoy your Christmas Season. Thank you for all that you share with us and for your beautiful inspiration! xoxo

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  11. Would love to watch when I get some time...thanks for sharing

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  12. This is precious! Thank you for sharing it.

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  13. this is precious, thanks for sharing

    and have a wonderful Christmas time!

    anna

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  14. Thanks Monica - have a wonderful Christmas and New Year - look forward to visiting your site next year - Joyce

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  15. This is soo sweet! Thanks! I posted it on facebook! Thanks, again and have the merriest of holidays dear one! I am blessed to call you friend.

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  16. a BLESSED CHRISTMAS to you! this is so sweetly, stunningly, simple BEAUTY at it's best! xo

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  17. Monica I did it! Thanks again for sharing your drawing, love it.
    If you like to have a look, visit ny blog:
    www.lizziebusyhandmade.blogspot.com
    or
    my facebook page
    http://www.facebook.com/lizziebusyhandmade

    Take care,
    hugs
    Lizzie

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  18. Merry Christmas Monica and to all fellow artists. May 2012 be filled with many creative and beautiful ideas.

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  19. a very nice little tutorial and a lovely painting you have done to express the season....and I love that a kitty is there in her arms, giving love, warmth and furry delight. May the season bring you all the blessings you deserve and come back soon....refreshed and inspired. hugs

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  20. This is just so sweet.
    I just came across your blog via "artists in blogland"...I love you work and hope to see more! I will be following!
    www.fiddleheadarts.blogspot.com
    Happy Holidays-Jennifer

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  21. Thank you so much ~ this is a wonderful gift! Your blog is such an inspiration ~ and I adore it! Blessings to you,
    Katie

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  22. Thanks Moni, Have a relaxing and creative break. Hope you had fun over Christmas and New Year.
    blessings
    Dianne in Australia

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments!