Monday, June 15, 2015

The Summer of Color 5: Week Two. . .


"The setting sun burned the sky pink and orange in the same bright hues 
as surfers' bathing suits."
- Michael Connelly, The Black Echo


That Was Pretty Fabulous!
Well now, it looks like this little party of ours has hit the ground running. I've been a-ma-zed at all the bold, ethereal, glittery & altogether gorgeous blues n' green pieces that came pouring in here and in our Facebook group last week, and am genuinely honored to be the host of such a beautiful group of kind, helpful and not to mention incredibly talented people. You make a mama proud!! 

Now, If You're Just Joining Us. . . 
No worries! Each week stands on it's own, so like any other party, just come when you can. If you want to learn more about the event, pop over here for all the details. Also, I've loved hearing the stories of those who've wanted to play over the years, but had not done so until now. Please, if you're reading this and have ever considered jumping in, make this your time. I promise, promise, promise that you'll be glad you did.

This Week:
We'll be working on our second - of six - weekly color palettes. And, it should be said, it also happens to be one of the most popular combinations we've played with. Ready for it? Okay then, our palette for Week Two of the SOC 5 is . . . .


1 Pink + 1 Pink + 1 Orange


Wheeeeeeeeee! Remember, which particular pinks n' orange you choose is entirely up to you but I for one, can't wait to see what you do with it! Did you like the little PDF? Okay then, here's this week's installment:




What Did I Do With It?
Another textural piece on black canvas. Check out my adventure into pinks n' orange on YouTube and below:




And The Next Giveaway?
Here it is, all dressed up for the party!

{Two Jumbo Bistro Chalk Markers, two Gel Xtreme Pastel Rollers in pink and orange, one package of rosette ribbon in a gorgeous pink, one bright orange burlap flower, three rose embellishments, two Caran D' Ache Neocolor 1 (water-soluble wax pastel) crayons, two Caran D' Ache Neopastel oil pastels, two leather-bound Poppin mini notebooks, two Gouache Acrylics in Pink and Orange Yellow, one (love this!) Golden High Flow acrylic in Fluorescent Pink, two Lumiere metallic acrylics in Pearl Magenta and Halo Pink Gold and lastly, a couple pages of vintage children's word mastery lists, several pink decorative napkins for collage and a sprinkling of iridescent confetti stars.}


Hey. Who Won Last Week's Prize?
Oh yeah, that! Last Week's prize is going international! Please help me in congratulating. . . . 

Ulrike from Ulaku Cards and More!

(please note: all winners will be selected at random via a Random Number Generator. 
The photos / proof of each week's winners will be on file and happily sent to anyone who would like to see them.) 

Congratulations Ulrike! Please email your street address to Kdvanvalkenburgh@msn.com and I'll get your goodies right out!


Now, Let's Get Going!
You may link your 1 Pink + 1 Pink + 1 Orange creations to the widget below. To qualify for the pinks n' orange giveaway, simply copy and paste the direct link (from your blog, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram - or any other feed that can be linked here) to the widget below. You have until this Sunday (10:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time) to do so. Only one link per person, please.




Ready, Steady, Go!
We'll see you back here next Monday, June 22nd for Week Three's pretty, pretty Palette, Giveaway, PDF, Video and Randomly Drawn Winner. Until then, have fun, good luck and get your arting on!


With Colorful Kisses,
Kristin xo

83 comments:

Virginia said...

Oh this is such fun, I love this colour combination - shame I've got to go work - but will play later!

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Congratulations winner!!
Lovely colors for this again Kristin

Carmen said...

Congratulations Ulrike :) Ooh. Pink & orange eh? Hmmm. Cup of tea and watch your video first methinks :p

Carmen said...

Another fabulous video. Love how you did her headband thingy. And those eyes! !

Sharon said...

Wow what a great colour combo!!!!

Valerie-Jael said...

Sounds like fun this week. Congrats to Ulrike! Hugs, Valerie

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Congrats to Ulrike! And such a fun this week again!
Thank's for the video !

Sharon Fritchman said...

I am having a blast so far, Kristin! What a great blog party!!! It's so full of inspiration and nice people, too! And speaking of inspiration, thank you for sharing your video and wonderful work of art with us! Oh, and Congrats Ulrike!!!! YAY!!!!

Susan Carol said...

I'm so glad I decided to join in - this is so much fun! Love the colour combo this week. Your piece is stunning

Christine said...

Lovely colour combo can't wait to get started, and I love your interpretation!

Rolina said...

Ooooh, my favourite colour combo - this is going to be FUN!

GlorV1 said...

Love these colors too. Looking forward to it. Have a great day. Congrats Ulrike!

Linda said...

My two favorite colors! Looking forward to seeing everyone's contribution.

JackieP Neal said...

OMGosh!! Love these colors!! putting my cap on and heading into the studio!!
Congratulations to lucky duck Ulrike!! what a score!!
Kristin- thanks again so much for the SOC and your generous giveaways!!
huge colorful hugs! xo

GlorV1 said...

Hi Kristin. I tried posting my link but the linky is missing. I'll check back later. Thanks. Have a great day.

GlorV1 said...

Hi Kristin. I tried posting my link but the linky is missing. I'll check back later. Thanks. Have a great day.

GlorV1 said...

It seems to be working now. Thanks. Great video! Awesome.

Siggadisart said...

Thank you Kristin, this was so great to watch. You are so good in this. Loved the eyes :)

Jen @Sadie Inspired said...

Oh MY gosh! LOVE her! I am SO loving the videos too. It is so inspiring to watch you create each week. Makes my Monday mornings with coffee super fab! :) I need that fluorescent pink pen you used in my stash...I am going to hunt it down. xoxo

Helen said...

Gorgeous colours, you and I were on the same wavelength for sure, as I created two things yesterday with these very colours! Have linked one to you. Off to watch the video now!!

Denise said...

Thank You again and again Sweet Kristin. I loved My second art lesson and all for free. This was a generous and fun idea. OX Denise

Plush Possum Studio said...

Talk about color!!! I LOVE pink and orange when combined!!!!!
Off to create. Will return later on!
:)

Iti Fox said...

Congratulations Ulrike for your win of the drawing! I bet you can hardly wait to receive it. And look at next weeks colors, lol, almost perfect for me to make my favorite paper with. Too funny. =)

Becky Dunham said...

Great color combo this week! Love the video Kristin - such a sweet face and loved the glittery headband! Need to try that technique :) Can't wait to play this week! Hugs :)

Linda Kunsman said...

Big congrats to Ulrike!! And oh my dear Kristin-I will watch your vid after I get my contribution completed, BUT- BE STILL MY HEART-this is one of my most favorite combos ever!! Will share more about that in my post and link up:)

Diana Evans said...

I love love love the videos!!!! great colour combination!!!!

Plush Possum Studio said...

How about a new fan?
Let's keep it cool as we work with color this summer!
:)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

posted my link :) still going through every ones work from last week lol :)

Tammie Lee said...

Your piece turned out wonderful Kristin!

yea to the lucky winner!

Denise Spillane said...

Loved watching your video. What a wonderful piece. Inspiration is fabulous. All of the group has so muc talent.

TwinkleToes2day said...

Gorgeous colour mix with so many amazing uploads already. Your own piece is totally stunning Kristin :D xo

CERULEAN said...

I enjoyed watching your video. Funny music!

mika said...

I loved loved this weeks color combo. Thank you for hosting SOC 2015!!!

debs14 said...

Love this colour combination - there's some amazing art work being added to your link. This is a fun project!

peggy gatto said...

Enjoying the "summer of fun"!!

JenHoney said...

Just added my linky and now I'm off to post to Facebook and Flickr!

itsamistry said...

LOVE the video!! LOVE the colour combination already. Thanks for hosting #soc5

Maria Ontiveros said...

Thanks for hosting again. I'd forgotten how much I get from working in the same media over and over again!
Rinda

Deborah Weber said...

Oh what a sparkly beauty you created, and how fun to see you do it! Another wonderful giveaway as well. There's so much to love about SOC - thanks for hosting!

Ronda Stephens said...

This is so fun! Love the colors :)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

YAY for Pink!

sue :) said...

Great video, must try doing faces at some point, lovely fun colours. x

ULKAU said...

First: quite dear thanks for your many congratulations to my great blue-blue-green-win last week! I am so happy about this - it was really unbelieveable for me! Kristin, you are a darling!
... and I loved to work again in a favorite color-combination this week! This summer-challenge is a great fun and I hope to find time, to visit all artworks this time...
Ulrike

Monica said...

My favorite color combo pink and orange. After failing at blending Dylusions paints it was back to watercolors then Tombows as they have th best range of pinks!
thanks kristin, this challenge is fun.
Monica # 49

Caz said...

Great colour combo! I tried experimenting this week.....interesting results :-P

Mary Ann Potter said...

Wooo hooo! Challenge two! Loved the colors, Kristin.

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

Ohhhhh, my favorite colors!!!! I missed week one, but it's okay, green is not on my color pallet, LOL, but I just may have to create something! Looking forward to next week's colors!!!

Nic McLean said...

Had to think outside the box for this one again this week! Congrats to Ulrike on winning - such great prizes!

CJ said...

In addition to your great video, it would be nice to see a pic of your finished product, too.

Mellowood Gallery said...

This week's colors are favorites of mine so it was great to work with them. Can't wait to see more of the work from other participants. Congratulations to Ulrike - her collage was fascinating and survived the language barrier.

helena said...

loving how people choose different sets of colour within your parameters - thank you

Jenny said...

Oh I had forgotten just how much fun... and challenging :) this was Kristin... loved your video... thank you X

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Played in my journal with these favourite combo - Pink and orange...linked the blog post

Diane Ruggiero said...

What a pretty Combo Pinks and Orange are together ! This was Fun and Enjoyable. Can't wait for the next set of colors. Thank you so much Kristen :)

Denise Price said...

I'm enjoying watching your videos.

Karenliz Henderson said...

Love this color combo. Linked/shared.

kat said...

Thanks for another wonderful colour prompt and sharing your art with us, great video and beautiful art!
These are another set of favourite colours!!!

NancyJB said...

Love these colors!

Electra said...

Loved this combo, thank you!

Kathryn Zbrzezny said...

I REALLY had fun with this one!!! It's been awesome to see everyone's creations!! Thank you!

Julia - Vintage with Laces said...

Thank you for the great challenge, Kristin! I already look forward to the next color combo :).

Denise said...

I'm here : ) having FUN. Hugs and blessings to You-Denise

Debra B. said...

I love to see all the entries, so inspiring!

Sherry's Cabin said...

Kristen, could you delete me on #97 and let me repost? I shared the wrong link.
God bless,
Sherry

Julia said...

Thanks for the awesome color combo and inspiration!
Hugs,
Julia

Aerin Hector said...

I have linked & shared! Looking forward to next week! :)

Janelle Marks said...

I managed to get mine done on time this week. Yeah for that. Your piece is wonderful again Kristin. Thank you for all your hard work.

Katrina Marks said...

I've always loved how pinks and oranges go together.

Sherry's Cabin said...

Thanks Kristin for fixing my mis-link! I got it now! I am having such fun!

Scraps said...

Thanks for such a great kick in the pants to work on art during the week!

2amscrapper said...

Started the six weeks of learning the Gelli Plate by using the SOC5 weekly colors. Thanks for this series and another great video to watch! Helene

Pam Robinson said...

Oh Kristin, as much as I hate the color pink, I LOVED this color combo. Even my hubby asked why I had pink ink on my hands, since I never use pink. He loved the page and suggested I use those colors more often. I have linked my page and I am excited to hear what the next color prompt is. Thank you, once again, for doing this and for hosting such an amazing contest. The prizes are fabulous!!! HUGS< Pamikins

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Kristin, well it's my first time playing along with SO5 - and I did enjoy my afternoon...stepped out of my comfort zone and made something other than a card...can't wait to see the next set of colours. Cheers

johanna said...

Kind of last Minute entry... but the Colors seemed appropriate to summer solstice, so i was waiting;)

Catherine said...

Really not my colours this week! But that is good, always important to challenge yourself! I enjoyed it once I started :)

Lorraine said...

Another wonderful choice of color combination. What gorgeous things I'm seeing this week. Thanks again for sponsoring this creative fun!

SilverSpark said...

Great Fun this week. Finished just in time! Love the Pinks and Orange!

Iti Fox said...

Broke my index finger this week, so this was a bit of a challenge. I finished it late last night, took pics this am, but too late for the drawing. But i enjoyed it although i did get so frustrated with my hand lettering, lol.

Diana S said...

Phew, just made it under the wire!
Pink and Orange are pretty together! Fun, fun, fun.

Diana S said...

Edit ***rats! I missed it! I thought I had till midnight, but it's 10:00 am on Sunday.
I'll be back earlier next week for a chance to win.
The color challenge is fun anyway.

Dolly B said...

Whoops looks from above comment I have missed the deadline as well. Thank you for the challenge and another layout completed though
Cheers
Mary

Kelly Deal said...

Late again.......Hopefully I'll be able top post tonight! Too busy lately!

Carmen said...

Catching up slowwwwwly but surely :D