Fifty Things

I said in my third blog post that I want to make fifty things before my sixtieth birthday. This is where I will keep count.

1. An Altoids Tin Shrine for the youngest of my inner children — Ruthie.
2. A small sketch of my coffee cup.
3. A small sketch of a zinnia.
4. A small sketch of a tomato.
5. A small sketch of a potted Croton.
6. A sketch of a squash blossom.
7. A pasted poem in my art journal.
8. A tiny landscape in acrylics.
9. Drawing of a peach done with watercolor pencils.
10.Drawing of a pine cone lily done with watercolor pencils.
11.Drawing of an oil lamp done with watercolor pencils.
12.Altoids Tin Shrine for the second-youngest of my inner children — Scout.
13.A new pasted poem in my art journal.
14.A drawing of two small peppers.
15.A drawing of pokeweed.
16.A drawing of yellow flowers.
17.A drawing of purple flowers.
18.A drawing of gloves.
19.A drawing of a leaf.
20.A drawing of an apple.
21.A drawing of a doughnut.
22.Another drawing of a leaf.
23.A novel for NaNoWriMo.
24.Another drawing of a leaf.
25.A drawing of a red top and black skirt.
26.A drawing of a strange plant.
27.A drawing of the last marigold.
28.A drawing of a biscuit.
29.A drawing of a carrot.
30.A drawing of a cut tomato.
31.A drawing of an onion.
32.A drawing of a dogwood leaf.
33.A drawing of a frog toothpick holder.
34.A drawing of an orange.
35.A drawing of a frog dish scrubber.
36.A drawing of golden grape tomatoes in a bowl.
37.A drawing of a green apple.
38.A drawing of a tomato.
39.A drawing of a toy frog.
40.A drawing of a Crayola bear.
41.A drawing of a small, red leaf.
42.A drawing of a spotty, yellow leaf.
43.A drawing of a cookie jar.
44.A drawing of a dry leaf.
45.A drawing of a potted plant.
46.A drawing of a red, green and yellow leaf.
47.A drawing of bright red leaf.
48.A drawing of a green leaf.
49.A drawing of a pine branch with a red Christmas ball.
50.A 16″ x 20″ painting of flowers in a Mason jar. Yay! Fifty things!!!
51.An art doll.
52.An art quilt. !!!! I did it! I met my first year blog goals. !!!!

I set a new goal for my second blog year — I want to finish fifty paintings before my sixty-first birthday.

1. A painting of two mangoes.
2. A tiny painting of grape tomatoes in a blue bowl.
3. A painting of lemons in a blue bowl.
4. A painting of three pears on a plate.
5. A painting of sunflowers in a light blue container.
6. A tiny painting of a tomato.
7. A painting of a sunflower and three pears.
8. A painting of two sunflowers in a jar.
9. A painting of eggplants and lemons.
10. A tiny painting of a tiny snowman.
11. A tiny painting of a red onion.
12. A tiny painting of potatoes in a blue bowl.
13. A painting of collards and kale in my back yard.
14. A tiny painting of an apple and a lime.
15. A plein air painting of my backyard garden.
16. A painting of sunflowers with a purple background.
17. A tiny painting of two sunflower blooms.
18. A painting of a hydrangea.
19. A painting of irises.
20. A tiny painting of yellow squash.
21. A big painting of flame azaleas.
22. An itty bitty painting of flame azaleas.
23. An itty bitty painting of a habanero pepper.
24. An itty bitty painting of a ghost pepper.
25. An 8″x10″ painting of a peach and a pear.
26. A tiny painting of a peach and a pear.
27. A painting of three apples on a plate.
28. A painting of a pumpkin and a Sweet Dumpling squash.
29. A painting of a Golden Acorn squash.
30. A painting of a gourd and a turban squash.
31. An itty bitty painting of a grapefruit.
32. A painting of a succulent in a blue dish.
33. An itty bitty painting of bananas.
34. A tiny painting of a garlic bulb.
35. A tiny painting of a tangerine.
36. A tiny painting of green onions on a cutting board.
37. A tiny painting of two strawberries.
38. A tiny landscape (Graveyard Fields).
39. A tiny painting of three nuts.
40. A tiny painting of a cut orange.
41. A tiny painting of maple “helicopters.”
42. A tiny painting of a lemon.
43. A tiny painting of two bell peppers (a red one and a green one).
44. A painting (8″x10″) of a succulent in a small clay pot.
45. A painting of three Bosc pears.
46. A tny painting of one Bosc pear.
47. A painting of a purple cabbage.
48. A tiny painting of an avocado.
49. A 6″x6″ painting of a golden melon.
50. A painting of four sunflowers. Ta da!

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