Thursday, August 4, 2011

My Favorite Mug

Roseville Mug
5 X 7
Oil on hardboard
I have been busy this week framing art getting ready for my first show at the end of the month.  I am planning to show about 50 pieces.  That's a lot of framing!

So, while I am taking a break this morning having my coffee I had a thought. ( I do a lot of thinking!)  What does your hot drink vessel say about your personality?  I used to work in a social work research office studying people and that is still with me.  I am fascinated by studying people.  I think my Roseville coffee mug pegs me pretty well.  Not dainty, country, earthy, practical. 

So I know there are a lot of challenges out there now, but here is one for you.  Paint your favorite hot drink cup/mug.  What does your cup or mug say about your personality?  If you post your painting on line be sure to leave a comment here so I can take a peek.

Happy painting!

Karla

P.S. I went ahead and submitted this challenge idea to David and Carol Marine over at Daily Paintworks.  Wouldn't it be fun if they used it?

Edit:  8/6/2011:  They did use the idea!!  Go on over to the challenge and add yours!!

6 comments:

  1. I love the mug Karla! I also love the challenge and will certainly be painting my favourite mug soon. : )

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  2. I think your choice of support for the mug ties right in with your self-description, Karla. This is quite lovely and I have no clue about myself anymore. I don't even have a favorite mug but just use what I have in the house (and both types of cups I have were bought or given to me...I didn't pick 'em).

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  3. Hi Karla. Stumbled upon your blog by accident, and very glad I did. Terrific work, and some great information for artists. Well done!

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  4. Oh good Azra, can't wait to see your mug.

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  5. Maybe that says something about your personality Sherry, free and easy? Lol!

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  6. Hey thanks Tony! And I'm glad you stumbled it!

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