Pauline Abbott's Blog (7)

Must Get Painting !

I am fitter than I was six months ago although not entirely back to total fitness, but now I must get painting again because my fingers are twitching and I am now at a loss for things to do and getting bored. lol

Added by Pauline Abbott on May 15, 2017 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

Progress on getting fit

Hello, just thought I would drop in to say hello and let you know how my fitness is going. I have been exercising about 4-5 days a week doing easy stretches and warm up and cool down exercises of 20 mins, I can feel the difference and my body is loosening up and the stiff ness has gone, still get pains in my let I suspect I will have to see the doctor about that. I am feeling better in myself and have just started 10 mins of easy dance to get me moving even more. I have done a couple of videos… Continue

Added by Pauline Abbott on March 26, 2017 at 9:42am — 1 Comment

Things to do

26th Jan 2017

I am taking a break from painting for a few months as I have some sewing to do and also I need to get fit again after a year of inactivity, so I am taking up yoga. I had a spa day with a friend and had a 55minute massage, the young lady said to me "you are very knotty" I could feel them as she did her magic, it was a little painful but bearable. My body tingled and I had less pain in my legs that night and the next morning The stiffness had eased in my body. So I have to…

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Added by Pauline Abbott on January 26, 2017 at 4:56am — 2 Comments

Taking A Break

Tues 4 Oct

I had a bad fall last week.

I am unable to paint for the next six weeks I have broke a bone in my right elbow, I am right handed.  I will be having a go at drawing with my oil pastels with my left hand and just doodling a bit.

Added by Pauline Abbott on October 4, 2016 at 6:33am — 4 Comments

Getting Back to Health

17 Aug 2016

At the moment I am only painting with water colours I can do these sitting down, for acrylics I like to stand and at the moment I am not allowed to stand for long.  I am looking forward to recovering fully after my major op so that I can paint in acrylics again.   I have found that painting with water colours on canvas is very interesting the way it performs and blends and if I put too much on I quickly dab it of before it dries.  I can also get more layers than I could on…

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Added by Pauline Abbott on August 17, 2016 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Lavender Fields Challenge Next

I am going to do the Lavender Fileds video next and see how I get on with that.

Added by Pauline Abbott on May 1, 2016 at 7:21am — 2 Comments

Colour Mixing Acrylics

2nd March 2016:

29th Feb PM:  I did my first colour chart today it took me 1.5hrs (I am a beginner with acrylics)

1st March PM:  I did my second colour chart today same time as yesterday lol.…

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Added by Pauline Abbott on March 2, 2016 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

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