Monday, September 29, 2014

T Stands for Day 30 of 30 paintings in 30 days

T today celebrates a milestone.  I painted 30 abstracts in 30 days  Some I like better than others, some I thought were horrible.  But I appreciated the experience and I appreciate that so many of you have stood by me and encouraged me.  Later tonight I'll link for the final time to Leslie Saeta at Slices of Life.  But for now, lets join the T party.  So I don't get too giddy celebrating and forget, the size of this final painting is 7" X 7" (17,78  cm X 17,78 cm).

To celebrate the final day, I wanted this to be the capital letter Omega, the final letter in the Greek alphabet.  But when I lifted it up, without thinking to blot it, the India ink, which I am certainly not used to, ran all over the place.

Since Omega denotes the final, the end, the last, and the limit to a set in mathematics, I thought this would be a good way to end this challenge.  However, now it looks more like an empty cup that has been turned upside down to denote the drinker has finished and doesn't want a refill.  So, in that respect, I guess that is also an appropriate painting for this final day of 30 paintings.

What is appropriate in your world this week?  Is it painting, sketching, drawing, scrapbooking, art journaling, or have you been out and about to a museum, art fair, or even an Oktoberfest event?  Regardless, let us know by linking below so we can drop by and visit.  As always, Bleubeard is here to remind you that photos don't need to be taken on Tuesday, but any day you choose, as long as they apply, in some way, to some type of drink.





25 thoughtful remarks:

Robyn said...

Your interpretation of the painting is very timely!
Love the colorful background. Ink has a mind of it's own.
congrats on beginning and ending!

Bridget Larsen said...

Love this painting very much and love that green cup
Bridget #2

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh Elizabeth! Congratulations on completing this challenge! I have some catching up to do as we've been away again but I'll do that in the morning! This one looks so like a drained cup - fabulous!!! Hugs, Chrisx

Ohhh Snap said...

Congratulations!! It was a really monumental task, you achieved it and learned from it : D. I've really enjoyed seeing them all.

Vicki Miller said...

I have really enjoyed your paintings this month and hopefully I am back on track now to visit again each week.

Nan G said...

Congrats! A monumental task completed. I thought you improved each day and love them all. Hugs from me and the Girls to you and Bleubeard.

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Congrats Elizabeth ! You have done!
You have learned and you can be proud of yourself!

Happy T-Day -
hugs to Bleubeard

Craftymoose Crafts said...

If you look hard, you will see that this is a perfect Omega. Do you see the inky man kneeling on the left,creating the left arm of the omega with his feet? His hair is the brush that completes the symbol. Perfect end to this series!

Happy T Day!

Divers and Sundry said...

Whatever it was supposed to be, I like it!

I also like your green glass cup and sweet little doily. :)

see you there! said...

You made it! Cheers! I like this last piece a lot, again it seems to have an Asian feel to me. Like a character for a word.

Darla

Ariel said...

I too saw the cup as upside down in the painting. Love the symbolic meaning you found to paint this.
Have a great week and I hope we can relax a little now with the close of this challenge-:)
Hugs
Susan

elle said...

Great work, Elizabeth. I'm sure you'll reap all kinds of benefits from this month long exercise!

Krisha said...

You made it all the way through! Oh congrats at sticking with it. I love being low on the comment list so I can read what everybody else saw in you paintings. It is very interesting what each eye sees. My first impression (since you know I'm NOT mathematical) was a tiny bird chirping for a worm. BUT I love the idea of the Omega symbol you made and what else YOU saw in the painting, both signifying the END! Perfect!

Happy T-day

Halle said...

Very cool to use Omega. Glad you stuck with this challenge!

Nancy said...

Love this one Elizabeth :) very pretty and interesting design.
Happy T day :)

Rita said...

A very drippy omega--LOL! I love the colors you used in the background and, since it was abstract, I didn't think anything of the wild black blob at all. I thought you did that on purpose--LOL! ;)
Happy T-Day! :)

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

A wild dancer flinging her hair. I quite like this piece. xox

Super Stamp Girl said...

Hi Elizabeth, I hope you are so proud of yourself for completing the 30 day challenge! Good for you and I'm glad while you found you didn't favor some, others you did. Happy T-day!

Nancy said...

I forgot to mention the wee doily 'saucer' :) love it, did you make it?

Denise Price said...

Congratulations on finishing 30 paintings, Elizabeth! That's truly a great achievement.

I just wanted to pop by and say a quick hi to everyone. I cannot believe that I did not do any T posts this month. I've written several in my head...just have to find time to sit down at the computer and write them in real life. Not today, alas. I'm battling my second cold of September. I'll have to save all those good ideas for October.

Jo Murray said...

You did it!...and your progression from tentative to confident is evident in this piece. Mileage does work. Congratulations.

massofhair said...

I will admit i know nothing of the symbol you were creating but i do appreciate the shapes and colours of your painting. Huge congratulations on staying the distance it must have been a thrill for you to have made ArT every day.

Great post :-) xxx

Rebeca Trevino said...

congratulations Elizabeth.
i don't know how you do it.

beautiful final piece.

jinxxxygirl said...

You did it ! You did it!!! i KNEW you would! Congrats Elizabeth! You showed great perseverance! and
'sticktoitness'! :)Hugs! deb

Cindy McMath said...

Wow - really like this one! And BIG congratulations to you for sticking through - I wonder if we're going to see more abstracts from you in the months to come?