Something old, something new…

The last Three Muses Challenge set for 2009! Made me think about what I have done this year – the painting class I took with Julie Prichard which re-awakened a desire to paint; the bookmaking class and art journalling Supernova workshop in September which brought a whole new skill set plus an introduction to Art Journals.

I still enjoy collage and altered art, but I am now drawn to watercolour painting too! For the first time in ages, my table upstairs is very tidy and I have packaged up a lot of unwanted supplies. (A definite new departure for me!!) Some of these are up for sale on Heavenly Auctions and some are for the grandchildren of/and friends!

Anyway, here’s my interpretation of the theme:

So, yes, although the altered page is from the old girls’ annual and layer painted with acrylics, suddenly there’s a landscape and valkyries in there too! If you saw my previous post, you’ll understand…

Happy New Year to you all out there in Bloglandia! I’m looking forward to painting my Guardian Angel next week!! 😉

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  1. Sandy

     /  December 30, 2009

    OMG this is brilliant.
    Fantastic details and amazing design.

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  2. Mine not to understand, mine to ENJOY your creativity and use of bold color! Nice work, Rosie, my friend! Thank you so much for participating in our challenges!

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  3. I so look forward to your new and wonderful paintings Rosie- such a pleasure to get to know you and your art through blogging. May your New Year be filled with love and creativity!

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  4. Love your watercolor background and the color…fun to try new things and move on and let go of others. Enjoy and have a great New Year!

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  5. WOW, Rosie, love your new venture into watercolour! Happy New Year!

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  6. Rosie, I love your background and the images are exquisite. Wonderful collage.
    I also want to wish you the best New Year ever, may all your dreams come true and may this be a wonderfully creative and healthy new year for you and yours!!

    Cheers
    MARTINA 🙂

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  7. taluula

     /  December 31, 2009

    Rosie, I can hardly keep up with you and your wondrous journey through art exploration this year. It’s been wonderful to watch you make all those new discoveries and incorporate them into your most interesting and gorgeous work.

    Wishing you a happy, healthy and most artful New Year my friend.

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  8. My favourite colors here…the orange…and the black touches…a fabulous piece!

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  9. Hi Rosie,

    Its been so long ,toooo long.

    Nice to catch up with your blog which is soooo full of inspiration and new style art your work has changed.

    i NOTICE SOME zETTI STYLE art from you so how would you like to take on the challenge over at chriss-rollins.blogspot.com…come meet our ATC guest designer and check out the blog candy up for grabs.

    wishing you a creative 2010
    chriss x

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  10. Hi and Happy New Year Rosie!! I love your Valkyries! Gorgeous. You wouldn’t believe how appropriate this is for me – or coincidental or synchronistic. I’m not sure what it is but I’ve been having Valkyries come up in my conversations these entire last 2 weeks! And then I come here and see you talking about them! Very cool.

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  11. Great use of color, very creative! Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed your post!

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  12. I have only one question for you, Rosie. What do you do in your spare time? My goodness, your life must be so full of creativity and energy. Fantastic. Your Valkyrie piece is sensational. You are so talented and it is going to be a very good year for your fans to see your resolution to paint in many and varied ways take shape.
    Happy New Year!

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