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The Degas Paintings are finished...

27July,2009 39 comments






My daughter, Charlotte and my Mum with the Degas Paintings...
the three paintings (6 panels) will be attached to the walls of the Ballet Studio and framed with gold frames...
This studio will be called the Degas Studio...



I hope to start a mini portrait of Mariuca this week..
Mariuca is my top Entrecard advertiser at laketrees, PoeARTica and Top Artists' Directory....thanks Mariuca for being such a wonderful friend and sponsor ...
as you can see by her gorgeous photo Mariuca is going to be a very easy subject to paint ..


WIN YOUR OWN FREE MINI PORTRAIT

I'm offering my readers the opportunity to win a Free Mini Portrait this month..
# the Mini Portrait is 25cm x 25cm (10" x 10") - acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas..
# free postage
# value: $250 (au)
# one person/subject of the winner's choice
# winner will be selected from a random generator at the end of this month

What you can do:
1. leave a comment here =1 entry per comment
2. post about the competition at your blog with a link back to laketrees = 10 entries
3. RETWEET this post on twitter = 1 entry per tweet
4. Subscribe to laketrees by Email = 5 entries

please let me know in this post what you have chosen to do so I can allocate your entries by the 31st July...( I know most of you have ..thanks )


I will announce the winner on the 1st July 2009 1st August 2009
Good luck everyone!!!



Last Chance to enter: 3 days until the competition closes!!




I came across this classic piece of music at Val Zdero Art and couldn't resist featuring this for Music Monday...this is one of my Mum's favourites...

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The Fairies have gone..

17July,2009 43 comments


to my Sister's New Ballet Studios...now they just need to be attached to the top section of the wall...







1st Degas


It's been a busy week at the Eisteddfod photographing the dancers with my stage props... and I have one more Degas to finish....




2nd Degas


Still time left to enter:



WIN YOUR OWN FREE MINI PORTRAIT

I'm offering my readers the opportunity to win a Free Mini Portrait this month..
# the Mini Portrait is 25cm x 25cm (10" x 10") - acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas..
# free postage
# value: $250 (au)
# one person/subject of the winner's choice
# winner will be selected from a random generator at the end of this month

What you can do:
1. leave a comment here =1 entry per comment
2. post about the competition at your blog with a link back to laketrees = 10 entries
3. RETWEET this post on twitter = 1 entry per tweet
4. Subscribe to laketrees by Email = 5 entries

please let me know in this post what you have chosen to do so I can allocate your entries by the 31st July...( I know most of you have ..thanks )


I will announce the winner on the 1st July 2009 1st August 2009
Good luck everyone!!!


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About The Author
Kim Barker is a Visual Artist (Diploma in Art and Graduate Diploma in Education). She is also a fully trained Reading Recovery Teacher. She has taught RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing) and Cecchetti Ballet Syllabii. Kim also manages the Top Artist' Directory and PoeARTica as well as her blog laketrees She lives with her family on the Eastern Central Coast of Australia. Follow Kim at laketrees on Twitter for updates and news