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Drying time...

I've spent most of my painting time this week doing the under painting of future paintings.

Had a bit of a learning curve when I bought a tube of zinc white instead of titanium white and had to scrub off a couple of days work. Who would have thought it would have made such a difference!?

Now I'm itching to get stuck in to paint more than these blocks of colours...pots, vases, plants? 
I've been planning in my head where to go from here, but my plans seem to change daily. 
So, we'll see...


These are part of the 100 days of painting project I'm doing. To see more take a look at the 100 days project website. 
Cruise around a bit while you're there and look at some of the fabulous projects people from all around the world are doing.

Jill xx

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Too many tea breaks as I'm at a bit of a loss. A bit nervous.  A bit excited. Not sure what I'm doing. 

Vague ideas about projects I want to do, but nothing fully formed. Focus required.


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