Wenda Spooner
  • Female
  • North Anson, ME
  • United States

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Wenda Spooner's Discussions

Help me impove this painting please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Irland May 30. 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. 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

Tell me what you think.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Mar 29. 27 Replies

Okay, I never think to do this. So here is my latest. Lay it on me! I'm here to learn and improve ☺…Continue

need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Oct 31, 2016. 2 Replies

So here it is. I don't know what is wrong. So I am hoping you all will help me out.…Continue

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Wanda McDonald commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

Lil boy quickie

"Ah I like this Wenda...looks like he's heating to the lake to dip his toes in the water."
3 hours ago
Ian Greig commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

Lil boy quickie

"Looks like a  boy on a mission. You have captured the movement, nice simple color choices, great."
12 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

The artist

"thanks  a bunch Vera! much appreciated :)"
18 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on Vera O'Brien's photo


"Vera, how nice to have you here :)  this is fabulous!! love the reflections. what amazing colors. i love it!"
18 hours ago
Wenda Spooner posted a photo

Lil boy quickie

6c8 acrylic 1 hour sketch.
18 hours ago
Vera O'Brien commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

The artist

"Great example of using the color complements of green!!! Love the water! Good job Wenda!"
18 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on Wanda McDonald's photo

Old Corn Barn

"very cool sketch! love old barns. you do such good work Wanda. thanks for sharing with us!"
19 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on Pauline Abbott's photo

5th Quick Study

"wow Pauline! great job on this quickie! it came out great. arent they fun? i have done a lot of quickies. i like it :) every time we paint we get more comfortable with our brushes, our color, and our painters eyes."
19 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on D. Scott Brewer's photo

Lighthouse Sketch

"i love your sketches Scott. very nice :) it would make a great post card! no, not because it has a post haha"
19 hours ago
Wenda Spooner replied to Madeleine Shulman's discussion Mailboxes
"i can certainly see why you wanted to  paint this. it has a lot of character! you have done quite well :) love all the varied greens.  i see our local helpers have given you some great advice. thanks for sharing, as we all learn from these…"
20 hours ago
Wenda Spooner commented on D. Scott Brewer's photo

French Quarter Sketch

"Well done Scott!! I love this!"
Wenda Spooner commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

The artist

"Thank you Scott. It isnt me. But it was a beautiful place! I have lived in Maine my whole life. Love it here."
D. Scott Brewer commented on Wenda Spooner's photo

The artist

"Love your painting here Wenda!  Nice work on the reflections and is that you out their doing a little plein air?  Nice work!  Seems these days like every time I turn around some one is either going to Maine, living in Maine, or they…"
Wenda Spooner commented on D. Scott Brewer's photo


"very cool photo!!"
Wenda Spooner commented on D. Scott Brewer's photo

LOLA's Kitchen Caboose

"this is great! who doesn't just love trains!? thanks for posting it :)"
Wenda Spooner commented on Sarah Irland's photo

Round the Bend, Repost

"Sarah, i thought it was beautiful as it was. that being said, i think it is even nicer now :)"

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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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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 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.

At 12:34pm on January 12, 2017, Gillian Carson said…

Thanks so much, Wenda! I am glad to be a part of this wonderful group :)

At 5:42pm on January 6, 2017, Barbara Jackson said…

Thank you for the nice comment!

At 2:50pm on January 6, 2017, Rod said…

Hi Wendy 

Thank you for the nice comment  on my photo.  I will make an  attempt to paint that sunrise, but right now I'm working on some the other paintings. Please help yourself to the photo reference.

At 5:32am on December 29, 2016, Michael Heffernan said…

Thanks so much Wendy


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