Saturday, July 4, 2009

Petals & Poses Show Ballerina & Blog Anniversary

7 x 5
Rhonda Hartis Smith © 2009

This is one of the ballerinas that I have painted for our Petals & Poses show at the Capitol Arts this month. I wanted my focus to be the light. I have worked on it more since this picture was taken so it's better now (hopefully). I have five ballerina paintings so far. Our model was in this beautiful white costume with a scarf that attached to her hair with a dramatic drape that wrapped around her arms. What caught my eye was the light filtering through the costume and scarf.
Blog Anniversary
My Blog is now a year old and I feel that I have made good friends all over the world via the blog experience. I've even met one of my Blog Friends--Paz of Paz's New York Minute when I was in New York last February. I've received a lot of positive feedback and comments, not even one negative experience. I've branched out into Facebook now, who knows what the next year will bring. A big "Thank You" to all of you that visit and leave your lovely comments.


Paz said...

Oh, this is a beautiful ballerina painting. I love all your ballerina paintings.

Happy blog anniversary! I don't remember how I found your blog but I'm glad I did. I've enjoyed all your work and look forward to you have in store for us for this new year.

Oh! It was definitely wonderful to meet you. Lucky me. ;-)

Wishing you many more blog anniversaries and many more awesome accomplishments.


The Vintage Kitten said...

This is such a lovely delicate painting. So pretty!

Happy blogiversary! (what a peculiar 'made up' word that is) X

mari said...

I always come here to see something beautiful. I love your work, and I look forward to seeing so much more of it here. Happy Blog Anniversary!

Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

Thanks Paz, it was an honor to meet you! Thanks for your lovely comments about my little ballerina.

Hi Kitten, I feel very special a new word just for me! Thanks so much!

Mari, Thanks and I hope my next blog year will bring better art from me!

Suzanne said...

Wow that year just zoomed by. Congratulations on your Blog versary and I too have enjoyed meeting you online and facebook.

Gary Keimig said...

really wonderful painting

Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

Hi Suzanne, you're right this year did fly by! Thanks for being such a good blog friend!

Thanks Gary!

Brenda said...

Your ballerinas are beautiful, Rhonda!

KOSTAS said...

Splendid work from one really big creator!

Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

Thanks Brenda and Kostas!