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09 March 2012

Paint Party Friday - Week 52!!

A full year of Paint Party Friday is complete! Wow!!! What a year! More painting was accomplished this past year by me, than in any other year of my life!

Many thanks to my partner in PPF, Kristin, and to all of you who have visited PPF and especially my little blog and provided so many warm and wonderful words of support and encouragement. T H A N K   Y O U !!

This week I painted many more dots but I still am not finished this darn pointillist painting I set aside last year.  I will eventually finish and show it after I add yet more dots........

I also came across a quote made me laugh - by Winston Churchill - and decided to paint an art journal page about it! (Bizarre things inspire me sometimes...)

Painting - pre-writing

"We are all worms. But I do believe that I am a glow-worm."
Winston Churchill

What about you - are you a glow worm? I might be sometimes but not consistently enough. (And also funny - Thursday's Full Moon was the "Full Worm Moon"! Talk about timing! lol)

I also thought I would try a monthly spread/agenda for March a la Kathryn Wheel. I used four leaf clover post it notes over a painted surface for the pattern, then painted over them and added definition. Not so sure what I think of this little exercise - I will see at month end if I use it and want to try again...


I hope you have a fabulous time at the party! I thought I'd leave you with some drinks and treats I "created" over the past two years...     ;)
Enjoy!










 


I'll be by over the weekend to visit all of you lovely partyers! Have fun!!

65 comments:

  1. Your art makes me happy. I smile and giggle and love what I see.
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  2. I love me a great tea painting and there are some wonderful ones there... happy birthday and congrats on year one... this is such a highlight of my week and I thanks you for bringing it to us... you rock glow worm...xx

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  3. Oh wow! I would never think of drawing worms, but that certainly is a very interesting quote from Winston Churchill!! All PPFers are glow worms! :^) patsy

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  4. congratulations for throwing such a successful party! great to see all the different drinks to make a toast with!

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  5. Fresh little gems!
    they make me smile

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  6. Thank you Eva for hosting PPF! Happy Anniversary. It's been great getting to know you through PPF, and watching your work evolve. Loving the treats and the glow worm quote. You are definitely a sweet "glow worm". :-)

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  7. Ohhh, I forgot to say thank you for the awesome opportunity to win your great blog giveaway for PPF anniversary!!! :-)

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  8. Happy First Birthday to PPF. You and Kristin must be so proud of what you have built. Thanks so much for all the friendship and inspiration.

    I absolutely LOVE the worm painting. Ahh, that Churchill was a funny guy. Definitely on my Celestial Dinner party Guest List.

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  9. I call dibs on the cupcake!!!! Eva, thanks for all the fun with the PPF, it is a pleasure to participate and to find new surprices every week. Better than TV!!
    Hugs!

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  10. Congrats on a year of Paint Party Friday. You and Kristin should be proud of the art you've inspired.
    I love the worms, and yes, I believe you are a glow worm!
    Happy PPF! Helen @ Natures Walk

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  11. Fun, fun, fun!! I love the worm quote!! And congrats on a year of PPF! Thank you for creating this great venue!! :) Silke

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  12. I have had a big laugh now... the quote is so excellent and how you interpreted it is awesome!

    Congrats dear Eva to first year PPF!
    Thank you very much for this event!
    xxx
    Susi from Austria

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  13. congrats to you and kristin for a very successful year of partying! and thank you so much for hosting ppf every week! i love that quote-how funny and you drawing is fab!

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  14. Thank you for a great recap of your work Eva and all the fun we have at the party. Loving your glow worm, such fun. Happy PPF. Have a great weekend, Annette x

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  15. Wow, Eva! You really went out with all the paintings. :) Yummy coffee! Thanks for hosting PPF each week. It's been a blast. :)

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  16. Happy PPF birthday!

    And a lovely bunch of artwork you have to show for it too. Thanks ever so much for hosting the party. You've inspired many people and you should be proud.

    Liz
    (yawning all over her keyboard...it's been a looong day)

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  17. LOVE the way you illustrated this wonderful quote- you are a glowworm indeed! And thanks for the treats; what a great way to share an overview of the past year's work! Also, thank you so much for being willing to host this AMAZING party every week! I always look forward to PPF!
    xx
    Stephanie

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  18. Congratulations! a year that happened fast and in which we learn that there are more it art out of our workshop. Thank you Eva for your joy and your enthusiasm.

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  19. Thank you Eva for PPF I so enjoy taking part.
    Love the worms - very original! Fun looking at all the drinks you've painting over the year.

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  20. Wow, I love all your drinks ( especially the Starbucks!)and your calender page and glowworm painting are awesome!!! Great quote, yep I am a glowworm too!!!I think all us painters are!Deb

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  21. Love the gloworm journal page! I'll start the party with the drink with the umbrella! Paint Party Friday is amazing for all it gives to each artist-thank you for making it happen!

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  22. Thank you for hosting the PPF and looking forward the 2nd of participation! :)

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  23. Yay happy PPF Birthday! gorgeous drinks..I love them all..the teapot and cupcake grabbed my heart! beautiful!!
    Victoria

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  24. Hello Eva, congrats for paint party Friday's anniversary! How I love all your little treats...and that lovely teapot and steaming cup....ahhh these moments. That's interesting about the full moon being a worm moon, I'd love more info. about the different full moons, if you have any references I'd be grateful, it's just so captivating. Have a wonderful week-end Eva and thanks for the Party!

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  25. Hooray Partner!!! Thanks for being so, so great!!!

    I have to laugh because when I first saw the top painting without reading anything yet, I thought it might be a post about opening a "can of worms" with PPF! Ha!

    It is so fun to see all of the treats you've shared :)

    Here's to a 2nd year of fun and inspiration! Wheee!

    xo
    Kristin

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  26. Thanks for hosting PPF, Eva! I love all of your festive paintings for today. My favorites are that teapot with the tree and the cat mug.

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  27. Love all those drinks you have there. I love that quote and yes I sometimes am a glowworm because when I dream, I dream in glowing colors and then I want to worm my way out of bed to go paint. Tee hee. Congrats on your PPF year big bash birthday and thank you for hosting and providing us the inspiration that is so needed. I'll take a cupcake now please, tee hee. Continue with your wonderful PPF Party blog and believe me, I'll be there. Have a great weekend.

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  28. The worms painting, along with the quote made me laugh. And thank you for the coffee (I chose the Starbucks one).

    As for your comment on my blog: Yes, nerve-wracking indeed! I'm trying to stay calm about it. Haha.
    Catherine Denton

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  29. Love all your art....the glow worm and quote are awesome! :-)

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  30. Love the glow worm painting and quote!
    Excellent!!
    Wonderful seeing so many of your works on this post, too! :)
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  31. Happy Anniversary! Thank you so much for creating such a wonderful party each Friday. I am a fairly new guest at the party but I really look forward to it.
    I hope that there are days that I am a glow worm. It would be nice to think that I am glowing once in awhile. I love both the painting and the quote.

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  32. I was doing ewwww, when I saw the worms...then I read on...great quote from a brilliant man... huge mega pat on the back to you and Kristin Happy Birthday PPF.... :)

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  33. Winston Churchill (love him) yep, he was. . . and Starbucks is my drug of choice. . . these paintings speak to me. Blessings, Janet (and thank you so much) PPF

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  34. such happy art work you have. I love the coffee cups...
    I am a glo worm too. in many ways
    I like to be creative late at night mostly

    -KAT-

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  35. congrats on one year and thanks for doing the giveaway! Wonderful inspiration, love your glow worm. Nice drink collection too!

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  36. Shine ! You are ~ 52 weeks of PPF ~ and all the art work for celebration ~ lovely! namaste, carol ^_^ enjoy the weekend ^_^

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  37. All your food and beverage paintings are wonderful! And I looked at that top painting and said to myself: that sure looks like a can of worms. and it was. Thanks for hosting PPF each week. It's a fun party.

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  38. hAPPY oNE yEAR CELEBRATION! oH THIS LOOKS WEIRD, BUT i KIND OF LIKE IT! i LOVE THE QUOTE, AND ALL YOUR CELEBRATORY DRINKS AND TREATS. tHANK YOU FOR HOSTING, AND ALSO FOR OFFERING A GIVE AWAY GIFT. hAPPY pAINT pARTY fRIDAY YEAR 2

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  39. Hi Eva I've so enjoyed watching your art grow over the last 12 months! Loving your quirky glow worm painting! :0) Happy PPF Anniversary so happy to see how much of a hit it has been! :0)
    xxx

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  40. That's a positive take on can of worms! Great!

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  41. Congratulatory Hugs! We are all so grateful you and Kristin took the leap into hosting a weekly link party! It really has been a wonderful motivator and great source of inspiration!
    Thank you so very much....and here's to another year!!

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  42. Hi Eva,
    Nice collection of art and that glow worm interpretation is fantastic, very original.
    Congratulations on your first Anniversary. I appreciate the efforts of both you and Kristin for hosting and creating this magical group, always a treat to attend and learn something new.

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  43. Eva, THANK YOU THANK YOU for PPF. Such a lovely community... and gorgeous artwork!
    LOVE LOVE the Winston Churchill quote re: glow worms.. that is friggin' hilarious.
    Great little collection of paintings you have there. Love the cat on the cup. :-) xoxo

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  44. Happy 1 year anniversary Eva! Your Glow worm piece really made me smile, lovely art today! Happy PPF!

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  45. Congrats to you and Kristin! :) Thank you for the weekly event.

    Look at all of your wonderful sketches. I LOVE your Starbucks cup and your painted coffee cup. Very well done. :)

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  46. Hi Eva!!!! what a wonderful post.....Happy 1 year Birthday!!!! I am so thrilled about PPF and how much fun it has been to participate!!!

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  47. Love the Winston Churchill quote and the pic you have made from it! Happy weekend, and well done on a whole year of PPF - great work! Valerie

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  48. Delicious, lovely party offerings, thank you! <3
    Happy First Birthday! <3

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  49. ooo i AM a glow worm! how did you know?? so funny...i adore your can of worms...and all your beverages! wow!! thank you for hosting and happy PPF, eva!!

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  50. Love that quote, lol! Happy anniversary and happy PPF! Thanks so much for hosting it!

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  51. I actually like the fourleaf clover pattern... Looks like a fun idea. ^-^

    And thanks for letting me know about my layout displaying oddly. It would seem it's affecting those using Chrome, that my static sidebar doesn't work... I've removed that feature, could you let me know if it works now? Thank you~

    // -T.W-

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  52. Wonderful post. Thank you so much for this party. It has been a great part of my life this past half year!!!

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  53. Happy Paint Party Eva!!!! wow, a whole year of fun!!! I love your Starbucks piece!!! Looking forward to the next year with PPF!!! Have a great weekend!

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  54. Wonderful art here. I enjoyed my treats, thank you. and Thanks for coming by my blog, having a peek in and leaving such a nice comment. Much appreciated. Hope you will return often.

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  55. It's perfectly beautiful! I love your sense of humor and love that quote! I'm so happy to have found you and PPF this year. Thank you for all of your hard work and weekly inspiration, xoxo

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  56. Enjoyed your post, thanks for your comments.

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  57. Congrats to you guys.. I enjoy the party you throw and I am hopping to get to play a lot more this year.. I just love seeing all your work here. Looks amazing!!!

    Hugs, Linda

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  58. *ROFL* Love Churchill's quote! I should have shared my cupcake birthday card for this week's PPF. But I was n vacation that day. So maybe next week. Happy Birthday, PPF!

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  59. Congrats, Eva!! And THANK YOU!!! Your comment on my blog brought tears to MY eyes, too! Silly contagious tears. :)

    It's been fun! Love all your drinks (and that wonderful quote). That teapot is awesome!

    Big hugs to you!

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  60. totally awesome, charming delightful paintings!!!
    Love your style!!!!!!!
    thanks for your visit to my place.

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  61. What a great quote! LOVE your interpretation! You are definitely a glow worm! ;) And it was such a treat seeing all of your previous "treats" throughout the year. Yum!

    Thank you so much for hosting this site each week and for all your inspiration! Big Hug!!

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  62. So many beautiful pieces!!! They are all awesome!
    xxDaniella

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  63. Thanks for making me smile! Your little glow-worm piece is a keeper. I had not heard that quote before, but now, I am sure I will not forget it. Happy painting and cheers!

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  64. Eva, How on earth do you get around to visit everyone! There are 104 entries this time! I have been on the computer for over 6 hours with a few breaks for eating answering the pne, folding laundry, and I have only gotten to the first 65 blogs!!!

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Looking forward to hearing from you!