Weekend Reflections: Artsy Challenge

My painting

Art is not one of my strong subjects.  If I get to choose between art and music I would certainly chose music as it was what I am more inclined to. However this week I decided to join in with some friends of mine to try out a 3 hour painting session at  Arteastiq. I felt that it was time for some me time without the kids and have a girls outing. The last outing that I had without the kids was went I attended the bread making course two months ago.

It was the first time that I tried painting on canvas with acrylic paints and it was really fun. I initially chose a picture from the files which they had on the counter for customers to browse. However after partially drawing the picture on the canvas I decided to make my own alteration to the picture and add in a pair of cats instead.  Painting on canvas wasn’t as easy as I expected and it was not easy to blend the colors as compared to painting on drawing paper.

I found it really relaxing being at the painting session as I could clear my mind and just focus on painting. The kids were not around to distract me and it will really great having the bonding session with the ladies.

Did you take up any challenges this week?

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