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Merry Christmas Mom

07 Jan

Happy Monday friends!

Thank you to everyone who commented on the last post, whether on here or by text, Facebook, or e-mail. I absolutely love hearing your feedback.

If today is your first day back to work or school after a long break, than I wish you all the best. I head back to classes today, although lucky me, I only have one (Mechanical Vibration Analysis… sounds riveting, doesn’t it?!) since labs and tutorials don’t start until next week. This is also my last full semester of classes at the University of Ottawa so I’m excited to get it going and finally be one step closer to graduating.

As excited as I am to be back in Ottawa, I miss these people. - Family on Christmas Eve 2012

As excited as I am to be back in Ottawa, I miss these people. – Family on Christmas Eve 2012

Now back to Christmas gifts.

My mom and I have very different taste in art and decorating. She loves flowers (poppies specifically) and abstract art, whereas I pretty much like everything but those two things. However, when it comes to gifts, you have to know your audience, right? Right.

So for one of her Christmas presents, I combined those two things. She wanted something that could hang in their dining room, so I took a quick look at the color scheme there to make sure it would all match, and came out with these paintings.

The finished paintings. Acrylic on six 8x10" canvases.

The finished paintings. Acrylic on six 8×10″ canvases.

I realize there are no poppies in these paintings, but if you’ve seen their Living Room, you would know why. That avenue has already been entirely exhausted! There is no more room for poppies in that house!

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The paintings hung in the dining room. They kind of match the place mats.

The paintings hung in the dining room. They even kind of match the place mats.

I have one more Christmas gift posting coming up for you guys in a few days, and then finally moving on to paintings of 2013. I’m pretty excited for the new year. I’ve got some great ideas for new paintings. Since I’ve been painting so much lately, my confidence has grown tremendously and I feel comfortable trying new things. Check back often to see what I come up with 😉

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8 Comments

Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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8 responses to “Merry Christmas Mom

  1. Darren

    January 7, 2013 at 10:36 am

    yet again…. Amazing…

     
  2. Bozena Lawrynczyk

    January 7, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    Thank you for your gift I love it !!!!

     
    • Agata Lawrynczyk

      January 7, 2013 at 6:03 pm

      You’re very welcome! I’m glad you like it, and I love love love my apron. I actually took down a painting in my kitchen and hung it up on the wall. It’s way too pretty to wear and get dirty.

       
  3. Gillian

    January 7, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    So beautiful!

     
  4. yz art gallery

    February 5, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Hi, Agata.
    Thank you for stopping by and your decision to follow my blog. I am honored and delighted. But even more so I am glad that through that I discovered you. I love your painting, love your style and will be a happy follower too. Best wishes, Yelena.

     
  5. truelovejunkie

    May 10, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    your works are all awesome!!!!

     

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