100 oil stills | no 1-20

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting21 Comments

If you follow my on Instagram, you know I have started my next art challenge!  I am much more focused when I have a challenge before me, so when the 100 meadows project ended, I needed a new one.  I initially thought I would paint faces/portraits, but I realized I would be painting off of photographs again and, after painting … Read More

100 meadows project | 81-100

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting33 Comments

Well, the 100 meadows project has come to an end!  When I first started, I didn’t think there was any way I would make it to 100.  It’s not that I doubted my ability to discipline myself to do it, but I know that I can be easily distracted by other things that are more interesting or exciting to me … Read More

100 meadows project | 61-80

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting24 Comments

When I made the half-hearted commitment to paint 100 meadows, I didn’t think I would make it this far.  I was planning on not making it this far.  But, this challenge has been a surprise and a gift.  I never expected to see this much progress or to experience this much growth.  I didn’t know I would start to feel … Read More

100 meadows project | no. 41-60

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting29 Comments

I can’t believe I’ve made it over the halfway mark in the #100meadows project!  When I started, I was pretty sure that I wouldn’t even make it this far, but now it looks like I will easily reach 100 and beyond.  I’m already thinking about what my next art challenge will be! I still have a lot to learn, but … Read More

100 meadows project | 21-40

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, Oil Painting26 Comments

Well, I’ve been sticking with the 100 meadows project and I do believe that I will make it to 100!  I am almost halfway there and I found myself getting emotional when I completed #40.  I have grown so much and learned so much.  This has been such a worthwhile artistic undertaking on so many levels and it has pushed … Read More