Friday, September 26, 2014

Sip and Paint

As a disclaimer, I am not an artist. I have no desire to be an artist. I admire and covet those who have the talent and ability to render objects and images into pleasing forms with pen, pencil, clay, oil, acrylic, etc. I think that talent it one of the most amazing.

That said, I am a team player when it comes to work. When our Controller suggested we go to a Sip and Paint studio to spend a couple of hours drinking and painting, a little bit of me cringed inside. See, not only am I not an artist, but the few times I have tried have resulted in art work that a kindergartener would be shamed to display. And I don't drink. I suggested paintball, but that was overridden and so on Tuesday, we left work early to go to a Sip and Paint.

This was the painting the group choose:


This is what I painted:

 
The woman running the art studio said,

"You must really love that horse."

I do. I really do.


8 comments:

  1. Haha I love it! People love those classes but I'm kind of meh on them. I prefer your painting much more than the group one.

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  2. "This is what they did....then me...." LOL.

    It looks really awesome! Did you show Ashke?

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  3. I think it's fabulous! Exuberant! Way better than the chosen.

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  4. You know what? When you texted "This is what it was supposed to look like" with the picture of the tree, I didn't get it! So everyone else painted the tree and you painted Ashke! I LOVE it! And love your artistic style.

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    1. Yes. I decided the only way the painting would come out is if I painted something that meant something to me. So, I did and you see the results.

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    1. Yes, I am glad I went. It was fun, which I kind of wasn't expecting. And my hidden artistic talent has advanced to that of a third grader, at least!

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