Sunday, June 10, 2012

SUMMER OF COLOUR 2

well...we have all been waiting a long time for this event...the summer of colour is one of the events that started me on this arting journey...well...got me to splash around a bit of paint ....lol...i have thoroughly enjoyed this journey i am still travelling on....
this weeks colours were pink, orange, yellow and a touch of white..rainbow sherbert...sounds yummy to me...lol...

this is done on a journal page...using tissue paper under the acrylic paints...then pen, thanks so much to the gorgeous Kristin over at twinkle twinkle for putting on the summer of colour...


...you make me happy when skies are grey....


until next time
lots of it
mandy
xxx

75 comments:

lydiapuenteharris said...

Okay I'm kind of a font nerd so I have to say that I loved your use of the prompt colors in your sentences!Very cute take on the prompt too- it's all kinds ot cheerful.

Over Yonder said...

I LOVE it!!! I so want to do something like this.

Jenny said...

Just stunning Mandy... LOVE the way you used these delicious colors... and fabulous quote... especially for our winter... and gorgeous texture with the tissue paper...

Hugs
Jenny x

Simona Cordara said...

We had a kind of tornado here in Milan, yesterday, and lots of rain. I should have used your colored umbrella!! :)
Great job!

NatashaMay said...

I so love these colors! :) You did an awesome job with this sherbet. :)

Marelize said...

So beautiful Mandy! I love the colours and those words are just amazing. I used to sing that song to my kids when they were little. "You are my sunshine, my only sunshine..." Brings back memories.
Take care. xx

Fallingladies said...

Great, these colors were fun!

Victoria said...

Wow..this is so very beautiful...vibrant and magical..the color combo is exquisite and uplifting!! Magical!
Victoria

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

It surely made me happy!!
Nancy

Ginny said...

Mandy, this is beautiful. I love the colors and what you did with them. It is raining here, right now, so your painting was just what I needed to see.

Geri Centonze said...

Love this and the PPF work too! Just thought I'd let you know I can't read the yellow print on your blog =( Maybe I'm just getting old!

Anne said...

Love it, my favorite colors and great happy energy! <3

Kristin said...

Mandy! LOVE love love! GORGEOUS bold colors and wonderful compositions, thank you for playing my friend, xoxo

kat said...

Mandy, your recent art pieces are so very lovely, the colors, depth and feel to them, I really love these creations of yours, thanks for sharing with us!

Viola said...

Gorgeous, I love it! Warm and *wet* colors, fantastic! :) It's like a lovely rainy day! :))

amanda73 said...

this is brilliant,loving all of this,your painting are soooo artsy and gorgeous

Tracey Fletcher KIng said...

This is so bright and summery and is just a perfect interpretation of Rainbow Sherbet...xx

scrapwordsmom said...

Hooray Mandy!!!! Love it sooo much. I need this boost of creativity:)

XOXO
Leslie

Kristin Aquariann said...

Boldly beautiful piece! I want an umbrella like that. ^.^

helena said...

fabulous - love hwo the yellos dress pops

missy k said...

Perfect!!!

I LOVE it :)

Karen

Fishcake_random said...

I'm going to be humming this song and thinking of you all day lol
x x x

Diana Taylor said...

Fabulous idea - I love the bright sunny colours with the umbrella - it reminds me of a very British summer!
I love it.

Giggles said...

Well I know for sure this makes me VERY happy when skies are grey!! Love those amazing colors and what you did with them!!

Hugs Giggles

Sharon said...

Wow this is fantastic - so bold & bright - love what you did for the Summer of Colour!

Manon said...

Wow so bright it nearly hurt my eyes and just to let you know I am totally in love with bright. Gorgeous piece of work and I also like the colours you used to write your post too.
ManonX

Elisabeth R said...

I love your bright jounal page! And the lack of "gray"! ;) (And just so you know: With my new computer glasses - I could read the yellow - sort of. Yes,...the age ting I'm sure...! *lol*)

Nordljus said...

Such gorgeous colours! Your page looks simply delicious!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

your page is so colorful and creative and love the saying ~ ~ enjoy the day ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

Carolyn Dube said...

Stunning- the way you used texture with the colors makes your design pop!

craftattack said...

This is gorgeous Mandy, what a riot of colours! Really cheery! Valerie

Stephanie Mealor Corder said...

Beautiful bursts of color! So perfect with the quote you used- I love it!

Anita said...

The most cheerful rainy day I've ever seen! :) Just beautiful!

Diane said...

Oh--I love these colors so much!! Love what you did for Kristin's summer of color!

Caz said...

Those colours are fab!!! I love it all so much!

Shahrul Niza said...

LOVEEEE your journal page, Mandy!. I'm so inspired all over again with the vivid colors...I'm afraid I can't sleep tonight with all the energy. LOL. Hugs.

Kristin said...

xo!

sugar Creek said...

I just love the brightness of this, it's so pretty!

Joanna said...

BRILLIANT artwork!!

Terri Neggers said...

Your beautiful page made me happy! I just love it...

Kristin Dudish said...

Fantastic - such a great way to use these colors (I love the umbrella)!

I am seriously impressed by all of the details in your journal page in the post below too! Wow!

xo
Kristin

Ritu Dua said...

Wow ! I love the way all the happy bright hearts are pouring down! love it!

Ana said...

Wow, what a gorgeous vibrant and very happy creation for the summer of color. I am happy you are enjoying the journey of this beautiful event. It's lovely to return your message and meet you. Wishing you and your family well. Blessings your way xx

Carmen said...

I am going to have that song in my head for DAYS now - especially as it feels like it hasn't stopped raining FOREVER here :)

Gorgeous colours - a big smile from me!

Terrie Purkey said...

All of us have managed to use these bright colors very effectively and yours is especially clever - love the umbrella and sentiment - really fun to start off summer.

Mina said...

Oh Mandy, this is absolutely gorgeous! The only painting I can do is on walls and baseboards. ;-)

Thank you for your kind comment and have a wonderful day. Mina

Sandi said...

Mandy! Oh I do love this! And yes of course you can do my "Peter Pan" quote with the kids... I was thinking it would be perfect for my grands! Hugs,

Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

So colourful and happy (though it's raining:)) Love the words on it...are they stamped?
Thanks for dropping by:)

Melinda said...

beautiful colors!!

Jen @Sadie Inspired said...

Ohhhhh...this is SO cute. I love that you hid her face behind the umbrella. Clever! Looking forward to seeing what you create next week. :)

Marji {RainCityGirl} said...

Oh my gosh, I love that umbrella. I really need one here in Seattle today. Beautiful use of the ice cream colors!

Danni said...

Wow, this is beautiful! I love that you managed to portray a rainy day with such bright colors and the stamping is perfect too.

Sharon Wunder said...

Love love love it!

Jo Murray said...

THAT makes ME happy Mandy!

Netty said...

wonderful page Mandy, so fab for SOC, x

Molly said...

i love that you used the deeper, richer, darker shades. they go perfectly with your grey skies theme! :-)

Daniele Valois said...

I love this Mandy!

Kathy, PaperPumpkin said...

Love the way you used our sherbet colors! Gorgeous! I love textured backgrounds. Thanks for visiting, too!!

Joyce said...

Hi Mandy-
Love your quote it is from my granddaughter Kate's and my favorite song. She's 6 and sings it for me all the time. Your artwork has totally done it justice!

JansArtyJunk said...

Your artwork is gorgeous Mandy... love love love all the gorgeous details, words and colours... looking forward to your week 2 now!!
Jan x

denthe said...

Lovely background, lovely colors and those letters are awesome!

BJ said...

Just the ticket for the British weather - excellent painting - BJ

Sharon said...

Living in Washington I certainly can relate to your darling art. Great job.

Kathy said...

Love it Mandy.. the colors and the quote.. will have that in my head all day now...lol..
Kath
xx

Christine said...

This is just wonderful, gorgeous colour, well done Mandy!

Denise said...

Thanks for dropping by Mandy.Your SOC art is great.I love it.

Kate said...

I love how literally you took the Rainbow Sherbet colors! I love umbrellas too!

Janelle said...

I love your art. This is the perfect thing to brighten up a grey day. I really love how you used the colors.

Virginia said...

Oh that's just so bright and vibrant - I love it!

JessiVille said...

Hi Mandy! Wonderful art piece - so juicy! And I love that you turn a rainy day into a beautiful splash.

Jessi xox

joanna said...

I love everything about this painting, Mandy! the colours are so yummy! and summery.
xoxo

Linda R said...

Oh my gosh.. This looks amazing. It does make me happy...

Hugs~

K said...

Oh wow! yes, those colours certainly would make me happy when the skies are grey

Lesley said...

Hi Mandy, love your first week of SOC. Cant' wait to see more.
Lesley♥

kwishes said...

Love this!!