30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

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Day 1: "Minnows"

Day 1: “Minnows” (acrylic on canvas board)

Day 2: "Insight" (acrylic on canvas board)

Day 2: “Insight” (acrylic on canvas board)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3: "Smart Cookie" (acrylic and permanent marker on cold press watercolor paper)

Day 3: “Smart Cookie” (acrylic and permanent marker on cold press watercolor paper)

Day 4: "Whimsy" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 4: “Whimsy” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 5: "Knob" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 5: “Knob” (acrylic on watercolor paperSend me your ideas

Day 6: "Iridescent" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 6: “Iridescent” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 7: "Shutters" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 7: “Shutters” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 8: "Happy Liver" (acrylic and permanent marker on watercolor paper)

Day 8: “Happy Liver” (acrylic and permanent marker on watercolor paper)

Day 9: "California Creamin'" (acrylic and pencil on watercolor paper)

Day 9: “California Creamin'” (acrylic and pencil on watercolor paper)

Day 10: "Spoon" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 10: “Spoon” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

 

Day 11: "Thirteen" #WeRemember (acrylic and pencil on watercolor paper)

Day 11: “Thirteen” #WeRemember (acrylic and pencil on watercolor paper)

Day 12: "Peacock" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 12: “Peacock” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 13: "Bell's Palsy Felt Like This 2013" #ArtTherapy (pencil on paper)

Day 13: “Bell’s Palsy Felt Like This 2013” #ArtTherapy (pencil on paper)

Day 14: "Sunny Side Up" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 14: “Sunny Side Up” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 15: "Chamomile" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 15: “Chamomile” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 16: "Curly Trees" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 16: “Curly Trees” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 17: "Wakey-Wakey!" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 17: “Wakey-Wakey!” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 18: "Active Listening" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 18: “Active Listening” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 19: "Penny Farthing" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 19: “Penny Farthing” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 20: "Shades of Magenta" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 20: “Shades of Magenta” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

 

Day 21: "Héri the Hedgehog" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 21: “Héri the Hedgehog” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 22: "How Was Your Day?" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 22: “How Was Your Day?” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 23: "Bacon Bricks" (acrylic on watercolor)

Day 23: “Bacon Bricks” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 24: " Spumoni Dreams" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 24: ” Spumoni Dreams” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 25: "Yikes" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 25: “Yikes” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

 

Day 26: "Woody, My Bamboo Plant" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 26: “Woody, My Bamboo Plant” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 27: "With the Bow / Arcato" (pencil on paper) - work in progress :)

Day 27: “With the Bow / Arcato” (pencil on paper) – work in progress 🙂

Day 28: "Puzzling" (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 28: “Puzzling” (pencil and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 29: "Sweet Pretty Poison" (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 29: “Sweet Pretty Poison” (acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 30: "Radiate" (permanent marker and acrylic on watercolor paper)

Day 30: “Radiate” (permanent marker and acrylic on watercolor paper)

My Mom and I signed up for a Wine & Canvas class. We painted "Rainy City" at Credo Restaurant in San FranciscoMy Mom and I signed up for a Wine & Canvas class. We painted “Rainy City” at Credo Restaurant in San Francisco

 

6 thoughts on “30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

  1. kim c says:

    GREAT JOB, Ats!! You’re super creative!! Love how you told your story in some of these pieces and put it out there. Super proud of you! 🙂 love you!

  2. Deb Breton says:

    You did it, congratulations!!!! Way to go!!! I pooped out 😦

  3. Loc Nguyen says:

    Wonderful pieces of art. I’ve enjoyed looking at them. Thanks for sharing your creative journey. It’s a wonderful example of life lived in self-discovery. Keep it up!

    • darlenebooks says:

      Thanks so much, Loc! Life, people, experiences – all inspire me. The month-long challenge was just the right amount of push I needed to try my hand at another art form. I’m still learning…stay tuned! 🙂

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