Wenda Spooner
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Wenda Spooner's Discussions

Need help again. The shadows suck. I think i should paint the floor white so i can do it over. What do you think?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Oct 12, 2017. 15 Replies

12x12 acrylic on canvas. Reference pmp photo. Will find the addy. I made it my own though lol…Continue

Need some help.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Aug 19, 2017. 8 Replies

Give me some pointers please. This is a 5x7.i know it needs help. Been looking at it too long. Need fresh eyes on it :)…Continue

Help me impove this painting please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Irland May 30, 2017. 15 Replies

There is always room for improvement and an opportunity to learn…Continue

Help me make this better? Please :)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Apr 3, 2017. 7 Replies

This is a small 5x7 canvas board. Anything that looks a little screwy to you, i would like to know about it. Thanks for having my back :)…Continue

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Mark S Ward commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

Lotus blossom

"Hi Wenda, so glad to see this! Supper job!"
Nov 5
Wenda Spooner replied to Charles Emery's discussion The Bale
"yes it certainly is a familiar site! I love the simplicity! nice palette. I would hang it on My wall!"
May 3
Wenda Spooner replied to Charles Emery's discussion Madeline Island
"cool painting! the under water rocks are really nice. I get the feeling my eye goes in over the underwater rocks and travels clockwise through the painting. I like your brights and lights. nice varied greens too. .lovely colors in the water"
May 3
Wenda Spooner commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo

Porto - Puente de Don Luis

"I'm sure she will love it Philippe! I know i do!! Lovely palette and wonderful detail! It tells a story :) i need to view it on my lap top, so I can see it better. Love your style my friend!"
Apr 19
Wenda Spooner commented on Charles Emery's photo

Tucson Sunset

"Wow! Your brave with color and it paid off. Beautiful :)"
Apr 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Vera O'Brien's photo


"This painting fascinates me! Lovely!"
Apr 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo


"This is a beauty :) thanks so much for sharing your work here!"
Apr 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo

Mahjong, Guizhou

"I absolutely love your people paintings!! You are such an amazing talent! So alive!"
Apr 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Michael Miller's photo

Reflecting on the Day

"Beautiful Michael!! I love your rocks. Very colorful and appealing"
Apr 1
Sarah Irland commented on Wenda Spooner's photo


"Wenda - this is so soft and beautiful and has a very calming mood.  It's beautiful."
Mar 21
Michael Miller commented on Wenda Spooner's photo


"Very nice, Wenda. Love the subtlety of the sky colors reflected in the water and in the landscape."
Mar 19
Wenda Spooner commented on Rahim Mohammadzadeh's photo


"Rahim, you sure come up with interesting projects. This is great"
Mar 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Vera O'Brien's photo


"Vera, this is amazing!! I love it. It just sparkles :)"
Mar 14
Wenda Spooner commented on Wenda Spooner's photo


"i got this from a pmp photo.  I took a lot of libeerties with it. Since i posted tbis i changed it some. It just seemed off some how. Thanks a million for your comments. This is the best community ever!"
Mar 10
Wenda Spooner commented on Pauline Abbott's photo

Little Bridesmaids

"Pauline this is lovely! I think you did anawesome job :)"
Mar 10
Wenda Spooner commented on Ken Dinneen's photo


"Really cool painting! Love the colors. You have come so far my friend!"
Mar 10

Profile Information

How long have you been painting? Doing any kind of art?
i painted a bit years ago. just last week I got some acrylic paints and started to learn how to use them.
What other mediums have you used?
oil mostly. I tried water color. that wasn't for me.
Are their specific things you would like to learn?
I want to learn everything! :)
Where did you learn about this website?
searching video lessons for acrylics. very different from oils. I am having fun. I liked you videos "reflections" I have been watching them on my lunch break.

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Life gets busy!

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 5:56pm 2 Comments

I have been trying to stay caught up with you all. when the wood is in and the garden is done and preserved. various other "need to get done before snow flies" projects. I will be painting more, and paying more attention to all my friends here on Karen's site.

I did enter 5 paintings in the local country fair this year. I will try to post them here. It is exciting to have folks appreciate my art :)

exhibition hall entries

Posted on September 18, 2016 at 2:46am 13 Comments

I entered 5 paintings in the local country fair exhibition hall. I got 2 blue ribbons, 2 red ribbons, and one white ribbon. That felt really nice ☺

subject matter!

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 9:55am 3 Comments

I have the feeling that I am choosing the wrong things for me to paint. I am going to be more selective. and I think Michel has the right idea. get outside and train my painters eyes, to really see the light, dark, and real color of things! I am making a plan!

thanks Pauline Abbott, Karen Ilari, and this community!

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 8:50pm 2 Comments

I read Paulines post about doing the color charts. I thought it a great idea. I did three of mine today. then I finished a painting, that has been half done for a month. my new color charts made it seem easier somehow. thanks :)  Karen Ilari, this is a wonderful site. you are a great teacher and you have collected a lot of amazing, creative, and kind folks here. I feel at home, welcome, and encouraged. I loved the challenge! it made me think and work at painting every day. I looked at the…


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At 6:23am on October 16, 2017, George Lyon said…
Tx Wenda - much appreciated
At 7:47pm on September 27, 2017, Maggie Zhou said…
Thank you for welcome, Wenda. I have learned a lot from Karen and like her style. There are many critiques in her site are helpful and impressive. I'm glad can find this site.
At 7:50pm on September 21, 2017, Vicki Corbett said…

Thanks for making me feel welcome Wenda

At 12:53pm on July 8, 2017, jan sammons said…

Thanks for the welcome, Wenda--very kind of you!  I have been feeling stuck in my painting progress lately and hope Karen's site gets me moving forward and improving! :-)

At 12:02pm on April 2, 2017, Wanda McDonald said…

Hi Wenda....thanks for the comment on my blue door. It's not that I don't want to share my watercolour paintings, I just thought that since this is an acrylic site I should be posting more of them. And thank you for saying you are interested in my wc art. Cheers, Wanda

At 8:18am on March 19, 2017, Art said…
Wendy do a search on paint with jane.I've learned a lot from her.She showed me how to paint plywood.it's so easy
At 11:49am on March 14, 2017, Olga Russo said…

Thank you for warm welcome to the group !  Really looking forward to met new artist and to learn more!  Color mixing chart  is indeed in my very near plans! Best wishes! 

At 6:47pm on February 14, 2017, Frieda Stewart said…

Thanks Wenda, I hadn't noticed the color mixing video and will give it a go.

At 10:46am on January 29, 2017, Karen Ilari said…

Hi Wenda! Sorry I missed your chat yesterday!

I'm so glad you found us too! Paint on my friend!

At 11:12am on January 26, 2017, Debra Huddleston said…

Thank you Wendy Spooner for inviting me to this nice community. I've done 2 color charts. One was too small but it got me to be very careful. The second wasn't much bigger but better to see the colors than with the first one. I did use a different brand for the second one, as well. I'm learning about mediums; I've got the Gloss Medium and the Matte Medium and I'm trying them both. I've never painted before but my brother was a fantastic artist. His very first oil painting was a master piece. I already know that I won't be that good but I know that if he were able to look down and see me trying to do my best then he'd be happy. 
So, I'm working on my first painting and making tons of mistakes but I won't give in. I'll keep going until it's done. I'm learning from my mistakes and I'm trying to fix the mistakes. Some were easier than others to fix. I've got quite a ways to go but I am having lots of fun learning and it is soothing, relaxing and fun. Thank you again for inviting me to this wonderful community of artist and friends. Good day to you all.


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