29 Faces Sept 2013

Found my paints (yep we fell out), art desk & got my brushes in hand... and excited to be a part of 29 Faces in September :) Thanks to Martha who energetically hosts this mini marathon :) It's been so long since I've posted but I hope to keep up & also visit all the other participants who have accepted the challenge over the month of September!

I will be updating this page over the month of September (hopefully daily) with new faces, just click on the links to see new art & please leave a comment or say hiddy ho & I'll come visit you too!

DAY 1 - Green Goddess 'Jade'

DAY 2 - Green Goddess 'Emerald'


DAY 2 - Green Goddess 'Chloe'

Day 4 - Pastel Pencil - Recycled 'Rose'

Day 5 - Paint on Canvas-board - 'Watching Dawn'


Day 6 - Pastel on hand coloured paper - 'Fade to Blue'

Day 7 - Acrylic Paint on Recycled board - 'Ocean Dream'

Day 8 - Faces around the World - Started (also Challenge created & hosted) by Martha, 2nd step me... then will be posted to Stacy (tomorrow MagicLoveCrow, promise) to finish.

Day 9 - Faces around the World - This one below I did on the weekend, it was started by Martha, then tag teamed me & tomorrow will be posted to... Dawn (have fun Dawn)!

Day 10 - Faces around the World - Below's canvas arrived Monday, started by Stacy (outside crow shape & background) onto Martha, (face) and third step (right below) I got to finish :) If you get the chance to take part in Martha's Challenge in the future I highly recommend it, I enjoyed working with my first Aussie team so much (Denthe & Sandra thanks for the fun!) I joined TWO more!

Although posting late I continued with the challenge... and got 'close' to 29 Faces, best effort so far and I may still add some 'late arrivals', so here we go...

Day 11 Pencil face

Day 12 Pencil face


 Day 13 Pencil face


 Day 14 Pencil face


 Day 15 Pencil face


 Day 16 Catholic Schoolgirl face

Day 17 Pencil faces sketch - LOVE

Day 18 Driftwood Mermaid Face

I found some beautiful little origami squares, each really didn't need me to do anything to them... or maybe just fold them BUT I painted faces on them, each inspired by the Japanese paper square itself :)

Day 19 Origami - swirl face

 Day 20 Origami - blossom face

 Day 21 Origami - blue face

Day 22 Origami - Autumn face

Day 23 Origami - Butterfly face

Day 24 Origami - Trippy face
 
Day 25 Origami - Stripe face 


Day 26 She Devil Aceo face


Day 27 Male Angel aceo face


32 comments:

Uuna said...

Oh, both are very magnifisent! I like the texture very much, colors too and mythic atmoshere. These are realyy wonderful. I'll back tomorrow :-)

Marianne said...

Lovely portraits and beautiful colours!!
Great!! xxx Marianne

www.dorissdaughter.com said...

Beautiful faces. I love the colours and textures. I will look forward to seeing you work throughout the month:)

Ayala Art said...

Oh my goodness... your faces are magical! So happy to see you doing the challenge Shelle! ♥ I saw a not from Mem, will visit later ♥

Cozycomfycouch said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Magic Love Crow said...

I've missed you too my friend!!! Your faces are breath taking!!! You are an amazing artist! Purely magical!!!

rose of Walk in the Woods, LLC said...

Oh wow ~ your green goddesses are gorgeous!

Clare said...

Words fail me...but I will try... Your Goddesses with their beautiful faces and the background textures are truly DIVINE!!!

Annie said...

Wow!!! I love these ladies and adore the texture behind the face. I will be back to follow your 29 faces journey.

SLScheibe said...

Wow, love the way you did the hair! A really pretty set of goddess portraits!

Selma said...

Incredibly cool face. I like your style.

Coreopsis said...

Way cool textures underneath! They echo the patterns above, and make it seem like these women are creatures of the forest. How did you do that? With stamps and acrylic gel medium?

Jenny said...

WOW and WOW Shelle... utterly gorgeous and amazing... absolutely adore Emerald... and would have bought her if she hadn't sold already.... insert sad face... your artwork continually blows me away...

Jenny ♥

Uuna said...

Rose is so beautiful - and She knows it, too :-)
Straight look and wonderful skin - this is very good painting, as Your all are.

Magic Love Crow said...

Rose is very beautiful!

www.dorissdaughter.com said...

Recycled Rose is amazing! I love the colours in her face:)

Clare said...

Do I just come back to the same page to comment? Your faces are superb.. Where do you sell them? This is if you can part with them. :) Clare

Clare said...

It's OK I found you on etsy...

Peggy Gabrielson said...

Oooh, love the textures!

artatag said...

Awesome portraits. Love them.

Karla B aka Lady Skyclad said...

Your work is outstanding!Magneficent!

Faye said...

Each one of these beautiful paintings makes me want to either give up or try harder. Such gorgeous paintings.

Erika Nittel-Traser said...

Your goddesses are very beautiful and inspiring. The faces are very expressive and yet so fine.
Hugs
Erika

Uuna said...

I've been my friends some days, but You have painted sooo amaising paintings. Wonderful, I like then all.

Kelly Jacobi said...

These are absolutely beautiful! You have a great command of the media! I love how they're becoming more emotive as you progress.

Monique said...

LOve your faces, they are very expressive and I love your use of color.
xx Monique

Uuna said...

It is coming wonderful serie, really amaising. I love these paintings.

Carol said...

Everything is so delish!!! I just keep looking over and over :0

Cozycomfycouch said...

Beautiful!!!!!

Cozycomfycouch said...

Beautiful!!!!!

~Rasz~ said...

All of your faces are awesome! I love the different types, textures and expressions. None look alike and each has such emotion. Just amazing! Hugs and glad i saw the page link on top of your blog :))

Linda said...

Sorry for the late comment but I wanted to say they are all gorgeous.