Sunday, May 15, 2016

ARTastic - Six Ladies Dancing

Hi Ladies!

There is a great challenge this month at ARTastic Challenge blog, you can get to the challenge here!

The Inspirational painting is 'Seven Girls Running' by John Maitland
The Criteria is Girls only!

 So, with that in mind I decided to get my paintbrushes 
and paints out and paint a canvas.

What I took from the artwork!
Girls spread out across the page,
the motled background,
and of course 'girls' only

Six Ladies Dancing

 I used brighter colors for my background and the stippling technique to blend colors.

I painted the dancing ladies in black, which raises them slightly off the page and gives the canvas more depth. 

I like how they are dancing across the canvas

Here is a close up

I used a technique where you repeat the feet (as shadows) and drag the brush slowly off the page so the feet seem to disappear 

Thanks for a lovely challenge, I'm really happy how my canvas turned out!

Shazza xx




  1. So, so, so, fun, cool and great ! I really love it ! Thanks a lot for joining us at ARTastic. Hope to see you again next time :)

  2. Wowsie-Dowsies! This is fabulous in the Extreme. ROCKED the happy to have you joining in at ARTastic this month:):)

  3. Oh my goodness!! You are so talented!!! This is awesome!! :) Thanks for joining our challenge at ARTastic :)

  4. OMG Shazza - this is amazing. Love love love it. Thank you SO much for sharing with us on ARTastic.

  5. WOW this is gorgeous! The feet detail add so much and the rainbow background is fantastic. Thanks for creating with us at ARTastic!

  6. Wow how funky is this. Love it. Very clever. Thank you so much for joining us at ARTastic this month.

  7. Wow - this is awesome. A fantastic take on the challenge. Thanks for playing along with the ARTastic challenge this month.

  8. what a fabulous technique looks awesome

  9. Wow, very clever. Painting is one craft I could never accomplish, so I always think any that can paint is amazing :-). I love how you have interpreted the inspiration piece. Thanks for playing along with the challenge this month.

  10. Wow ! so clever , amazing art work. Thank you Shazza for joining in at ARTastic

  11. WOW!!! You ar so talented !! Gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing with us at ARTastic Anna xo

  12. Oooohhh! This is wonderful! Makes me want to get up and dance!!!!!
    Michelle ♥

  13. Awesome!!! :-) Thanks for joining us at ARTastic!

  14. It urges to dance without thinking! the colors are like motivating music.