SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

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from Upstate New York (NOT the city!!)

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    • Day 233

      8 hours ago

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      Glorious Morning Glories


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    • Day 232 Partial Solar Eclipse

      1 day ago

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      Back to flowers tomorrow. 

      This gave me an excuse to try out a program I just got off ebay, Premier Elements 11. 


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    • Day 231

      2 days ago

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      Looks like this is flower week...


      Here's an orange gladiola

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    • Day 230

      3 days ago

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      I mowed my sister's lawn today and took some pictures of her flowers. 


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    • Day 229

      4 days ago

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      I got the ok to post a photo of the commission piece. Hope folks won't be disappointed that it's a remake of a previous piece. 


      Meanwhile I've been contemplating what the next project should be. I'd like to continue working on pours; there is a photographic series on objects that I've been wanting to do; I have a printing gelly plate that I've been itching to experiment with; and I have another inspiration piece that will take some thought before I attempt to paint it. 


      What would YOU do next? 


      And here's the completed project: 

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    • Day 228

      5 days ago

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      After I got home from my writing group my sister and I hauled the rest of the trimmed branches from the cherry tree to the dump. 


      I finally finished the commission piece! I have sent a photo and am waiting for approval, also the ok to publish a picture. (I'm weird that way)


      AND, as promised here is a gif of the cherry trees. 

      The pictures are: as they were when I bought the place, this spring in bloom  (Before they got even bigger), and now with the massive pruning. You'll notice they are still larger than they were when I got the place!


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    • Day 227

      6 days ago

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      Today started out pretty good. I met with my artist friend and we went down by the bridge over the river to sketch. Then I came home, ate lunch and mowed my lawn (which took 3 hours).  


      I bought a new computer yesterday and wanted to admire how quickly it started up before I worked on the commission piece. 


      Only, it asked me for a password...after I told it NOT to do that...and I had no idea what that password was.  So, it only took about four hours on the phone with Dell, but I finally got onto my new computer (after a complete reinstall of windows 10). 


       I still have not had dinner, I'm cranky and really pissed off at microsoft right now. 


      Not one darn thing got done creatively or artistically today.  I am now going to microwave something to eat and have a good stiff drink. 


      (Pictures of trees tomorrow-I promise!)


      I hope everyone else had a much better day!

    • Day 226

      1 week ago

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      I looked at the piece this morning and decided I didn't like the colors, so I took them off. 


      I had just finished my morning coffee when my sister called (again) and said, "Let's do the cherry trees today!"


      I have two wild cherry trees in front of my house that had gotten huge, 3 to 4 times the size they were when I moved here. 


      It took all day and two trips to the dump but both trees have been cut back to almost nothing-what a difference!  I'll post pictures tomorrow. 


      Needless to say removing the color this morning was it for creativity today. 

    • Day 225

      1 week ago

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      I added color and the first antiquing layer. 


      I'm not sure how I feel about the color I am using so I will sleep on it (the idea NOT the project! LOL) and see how it looks to me tomorrow. 

    • Day 224

      1 week ago

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      Today I made significant progress on the commission. It's a metal piece and my hand is now very sore!


      Tomorrow I plan on adding the color layers. 

  • Comments (244)

    • IronBridge FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of Knowledge

      2 months ago

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    • ninjacake FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Senzu Bean!!!

      2 months ago

      Always great to see one of my RT friends as the Featured User. Happy FU day!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        Thanks! So honored to be behind you!

    • dooby2016 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold panacelove!

      2 months ago

      Happy FU day!  <3 your art and the fact that you're an amazing person.

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        Thanks (not as amazing as YOU!!)

    • Ratatoskr FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of Logics

      2 months ago

      Happy FU! 

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        Thank you!

    • OsageOrange

      2 months ago

      Happy FU Day!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        Thanks!

    • LadyOddDuck FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Call Me Duck

      2 months ago

      Happy FU Day!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        Wow! Really? Thank you!

    • Joron093 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of The Forges

      2 months ago

      Happy FU day to you!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 months ago

        What?,....oh my! 


        Thank you!

    • SirSailorStar

      4 months ago

      Happy Easter!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        4 months ago

        Thank you! Happy Easter to you as well!

    • Myshu FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold chupariffic

      5 months ago

      When I got home from RTX this past year and couldn't find the painting of Jenny you gave me, I was too mortified to tell you I lost it! I was really kicking myself all winter long, until our new baby cat went pawing around some luggage and turned it up. Takes a cat to find a cat!


      Now I'm so happy that I get to hang your cat art on my wall! Jenny's never looked better~

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      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        5 months ago

        It's amazing how stuff gets lost in luggage only to be found when you're not looking for it!

      • Myshu FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold chupariffic

        5 months ago

        No kidding!

    • Greenie FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Aristoctopus

      8 months ago

      I got my painting in the mail today! Thank you so much. 

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        8 months ago

        You're welcome!!

    • PandaM66

      9 months ago

      How have you been?! I've missed connecting with you a lot!  I still have your painting on my wall, it means so much to me!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        9 months ago

        I've missed you too!. I'm so glad you still like your painting.


        I took this year off but I'm already planning for next year's project to get me back into the studio.  I had so much fun painting everyone in costumes last year. 

    • LaughingLefou FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      11 months ago

      Hello there from a fellow Upstate NY RWBY fan! Thought I was the only one! 

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        11 months ago

        Yay there's TWO of us!!! Are you near Syracuse? 

    • Joron093 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of The Forges

      11 months ago

      Happy FU day!  

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        11 months ago

        Thank you!

    • IndiaRT28

      11 months ago

      Congratulations on earning the Achievement: "Featured User!" Enjoy your 100 gamerscores!


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      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        11 months ago

        Thanks!

    • Toptoast FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of the Breakfast

      11 months ago

      Happy FU!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        11 months ago

        Thanks!

    • Toptoast FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of the Breakfast

      1 year ago

      Hello!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        1 year ago

        Hi! How's it going? 'Sup?

      • Toptoast FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of the Breakfast

        1 year ago

        Not much, jus' sitting here procrastinating and not doing homework for my classes tomorrow. How about you?

    • Red_Uncle

      1 year ago

      HOW WAS THIS NOT A THING ALREADY?

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        1 year ago

        I DON'T KNOW!!!

    • Cinomari FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of N00bs

      1 year ago

      Can people use your art for phone backgrounds? The colors are so pretty

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        1 year ago

        Sure!...just credit me if anyone asks whose artwork it is please.

      • Cinomari FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of N00bs

        1 year ago

        Absolutely doll! <3

    • OsageOrange

      2 years ago

      Have you seen Pat's front page? Think it'd be worth your time.

    • SpiderWolve

      2 years ago

      You should paint the entire RT staff and send the studio the portraits.

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Good idea! I've been in the process of doing that for the last two years.

    • brittcyo

      2 years ago

      Happy Valentine's Day!

      Thank you for sharing your beautiful art with this community and your wonderful self. It's such a joy watching you, even if we don't talk much at all! I hope we can change that!

      - Britt smiley12.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you!! I'm glad you like the artwork!

    • JessVP

      2 years ago

      Happy Valentines Day!! smiley9.gif
      Thanks for being an amazing person and room lead! You are seriously such a creative and talented person! I really hope I'll see you in Austin again next summer!

      Post edited 2/14/15 2:51PM

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Happy Valentine's Day to you too! I can't wait until RTX!!

    • bystanders FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Cool Bean

      2 years ago

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      Hey! Happy Warm and Fuzzies day! It was awesome meeting you at RTX, and you're paintings are extraordinary! I hope to see you again at RTX this year, and hope you have an awesome day! smiley13.gifsmiley12.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! I hope your day is awesomer!

    • KistyNocturn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Gaming Cat Girl

      2 years ago

      Happy Valentine's Day, loving your artwork, it becomes a highlight of my day when I see it in my feed. *hugs* Hopefully I will be able to give you another real hug some day. smiley12.gifsmiley12.gif

      • KistyNocturn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Gaming Cat Girl

        2 years ago

        thank you

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you-I love your cat ears!!

    • LadyOddDuck FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Call Me Duck

      2 years ago

      Happy Valentine's Day! You are an incredible artist. I love seeing your new works pop up on my feed. Keep on being an amazing person!

      This comment brought to you by the Warm Fuzzies Project. Now go spread the love. smiley12.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! I enjoy doing them and I also look forward to seeing everyone's artwork!

    • Raf FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold ShimmySham Gaming

      2 years ago

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      Thank you for all the amazing art you produce for this community. Your pieces are truly amazing and inspirational. They always bring a smile to my face and kick my creativity circuits to push myself! You're an amazing person. Stay awesome! smiley0.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley13.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Alright, an RVB themed card!!!!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you!

    • Audrey FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Spread The Love!

      2 years ago

      You are incredibly talented and also rock a lot!
      Spread the love with Warm Fuzzies of your own today!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! I've been posting them in various and sundry places!

    • NealMcNeal FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Real Deal

      2 years ago

      Your paintings are always a joy to see pop up in my news feed. I still have the one that you painted for me on my book self. It is still so freaking awesome to look at every time! Hope that you have an awesome Valentines Day! smiley13.gifsmiley13.gifsmiley0.gif

      • NealMcNeal FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Real Deal

        2 years ago

        You are very much welcome! Hope your day was great! smiley13.gifsmiley13.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! I'm so glad you like it.

        You have a great day too!

    • pennypanda

      2 years ago

      You are an amazing artist and you are so amazing! Have a very warm and fuzzy Valentine's Day!
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      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! (LOVE the minions!!!)

    • DrHairz FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Professional Human

      2 years ago

      Loving these pieces of art that you are doing! 10/10

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Thank you! I'm glad you like them.

    • Joel FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 years ago

      Thank you!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        You're welcome!

    • yelnocp FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold TNETENNBA

      2 years ago

      What's this "signed up 2 years ago"....
      Did you really?

      • yelnocp FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold TNETENNBA

        2 years ago

        I thought as much.

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        My active account is from 2 years ago but I originally signed up in April of 2006, which would be ummm 8 1/2 years ago?

    • LillyBugLove

      2 years ago

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    • SsgSpectre

      2 years ago

      Howdy how are things going so far?

      is that the Halloween painting?
      kinda reminds me of the ghost thing from house on haunted hill... the new one, not the original with Mr. Price

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Understandably

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Well this sucks

      • SsgSpectre

        2 years ago

        yeah... about that....were sending more troops BACK...
        1st Inf Div HQ just went back, and you can bet more are going...

        cant win a war without ground troops, everyone knows this (except Washington..), you need ground troops to occupy what you take to deny it from the enemy, kinda like punching a bucket of water, the air strikes scatter ISIS (the water) but when we stop or pullback they are fluid and just fill back in, we need forces to hold what we punch so that there is less and less for them to stand on.yeah... about that....were sending more troops BACK...
        1st Inf Div HQ just went back, and you can bet more are going...



        Post edited 11/10/14 5:45PM

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        I thought we were OUT of Iraq?!

      • SsgSpectre

        2 years ago

        well its really cool definitely

        things are going ok, the Company that was shipping my car from Germany lost my car.... so... yeah....

        and with the step up to go back to Iraq, just waiting my turn again.

        kinda just sketching a bit to now.

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        They are going well, thanks! I hope things are good for you as well.

        Haha, yes I put this up for Halloween and now I've gotten used to it!

    • JohnCasey35

      2 years ago

      Out if curiosity how much woulod it cost for you to send me the painting you did of me smiley10.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        It's a 12x12 so $35 plus postage should do it.

    • edwin

      2 years ago

      Holy shit, we share a birthday!

      • edwin

        2 years ago

        And Daniel Tosh!

        Who seems much lesser compared to those three, but still true!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Along with JFK , Bob Hope and Patrick Henry!

    • DCLaxer06

      2 years ago

      Aww you liked my Ice bucket challenge :3 thank you

    • aeon1 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold aeon1

      3 years ago

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      Finally got around to packing a picture of your amazing jewelry smiley13.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        2 years ago

        Just realized I never thanked you for this-plus you look amazing!
        So glad you like the jewelry!

    • Dane FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 years ago

      Thanks for painting me! It looks great! Would you mind if I re-posted it (crediting you of course) so I can make it my profile picture for awhile?

      • Dane FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

        3 years ago

        Pshhh, no worries at all! You had your trip to go to, definitely worth it!

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        Sure! Sorry it took so long. I'm glad you like it.

    • StryfeRyder FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 years ago

      Thanks for putting me on to Seventh Son, finally got around to reading it, and I'm 1/3 through the first one and can't put it down!

      • StryfeRyder FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

        3 years ago

        If anyone asks -- I totally didn't lock myself in my office and read it for 2 more hours after lunch.0= )

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        It's a good read, isn't it? Now you've got me in the mood to re-read it!

    • scottster246 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 years ago

      You're going to be on the community artists panel? That's awesome
      Can't wait for it smiley0.gif

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        Thank you! I'm very excited about it myself. I'm looking forward to it.

    • Neptunium FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Wolf

      3 years ago

      All your art is awesome! Great work :)

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        Thank you!

    • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

      3 years ago

      What exactly goes into your style? What form do you use to get your works to look like they do?

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        Thanks! Yes, they're all physical with the exception of a couple of digital ones of RT staff.

      • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

        3 years ago

        All those portraits are physical media? Wow, impressive work I must say.

      • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

        3 years ago

        Hi, thanks for the question!

        I work almost entirely in physical media, especially for portraits (although I do some digital for non-portraits)

        I start by preparing a support. Lately I've been using mat-board. Preparation consists of doing random stuff to it. I might use paint spritzers, collage, layer multiple stencils, smear leftover paint or anything else I feel like doing including combinations of all of the above. Sometimes I have a color scheme I want to use.

        When it comes time to paint a portrait I go through the already prepared supports and pick one or prepare a new one specifically for that portrait if none of them appeal to me on that particular day.

        Right now I'm using acrylic paint or other water media although I also work in oils.

    • Kiwi FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold OCC Time Lord

      3 years ago

      Hey pretty lady! I'm helping out a new person to the site and she has questions about the art forums that I can't answer. Would you be able to help her? She's LucyRogers on the site.

    • NealMcNeal FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Real Deal

      3 years ago

      Happy Valentines Day! I hope you have a fantastic day! smiley1.gifsmiley12.gif
      You are one freaking awesome artist, keep on kicking ass! smiley13.gif

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    • drew FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Duckster

      3 years ago

      you and your art are both pretty badass so...
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    • bystanders FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Cool Bean

      3 years ago

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      You are one of the most talented artists I've ever met, keep up the great work! I look forward to each piece, and Happy Valentines Day! smiley12.gif

    • Audrey FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Spread The Love!

      3 years ago

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      Your art always really speaks to me, and I am still incredibly flattered that you decided to make me the subject of one of your pieces. I can't wait to see what amazing work you'll be putting out in the future!
      If you'd like to pass along the love, check this out! smiley12.gif

    • ailsarocks FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Community Stylist

      3 years ago

      Happy Valentines Day love!

      I'm so lucky to have such a lovely, beautiful and talented friend! I hope you have a fantastic day! smiley0.gifsmiley12.gif

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      3 years ago

      Happy valentines day

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        3 years ago

        Aww..THANK YOU!

  • Questions answered by SailorGirl81

    Draw everyday. Draw quickly. Don't expect every drawing to be a masterpiece, most of them will be awful. Learn from what doesn't work. Draw anything and everything.

    I think by foot and by watercraft as there are a lot more waterways than there are rail road tracks. That would allow me access to more places without have to walk so far. But if I wanted to only travel from city to city I'd definitely go by train and by foot.

    Totally didn't see the question so sorry for the very late response.

    Man, so many memories it's hard to pick a favorite one....maybe sitting on the flight deck at the front of the carrier with my legs dangling over the bow as we finished transiting the Suez Canal north and re-entered the Med after a very long, hot time in the Persian Gulf.

    Well my profile picture is a little different. It's a digital combination of two paintings I did. One is an abstract (the orange and purple bits) and one an un-self portrait of me in a burnoose. I call it a un-self portrait because the instructor made me do a self portrait and I didn't want to so I took my glasses off, wrapped my head and face in the burnoose and looked in a mirror and painted away blurry vision and all. It actually came out pretty good.

    Unless your'e asking about the holiday one in which case Christmas!

    It's still Red Vs Blue.


    I'm enjoying RWBY (although I'm not as emotionally invested in it as some people). I like the Let's Plays in Achievement Hunter (GTA and Minecraft particularly). Oh, and RTAA, I LOVE what Jordan does with deceptively "simple" animation.

    Good question! I definitely plan the more complicated paintings and think about how I'm going to go about the process and how I want the finished piece to look. For one person portraits I'm more spontaneous and open to happy accidents.