Hello, new one-day hobby.

December 21, 2011


Every so often I toy with the idea of painting. Not just walls – actual pictures. A couple of months ago I even daydreamed about turning the downstairs guest bedroom into a studio – you know, take out the beds, put in a giant table filled with art supplies and good lighting. I’d work intently on my latest masterpiece, ignoring the mug of tea cooling on the table because I’d be so engrossed in creating my art.

Except, that, um – I’d need to be able to paint. Oh, and I’d have to disconnect the internet from my house. The internet is really holding me back from fulfilling my dreams. (and finishing the laundry.)

Oh, the beret.  Berets are key.

Small steps. Small steps.

I was trying to work out shading. I've got some pit stains.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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9 Responses to “Hello, new one-day hobby.”

  1. Gretchen Said on:

    Beautiful! I think you’re well on your way to a new career.


  2. Amy Said on:

    aww!! what an adorable watercolor!! 😀
    good job making peach!!


  3. Mary Ellen Said on:

    Why all of a sudden do I here the Charlie Brown theme music?


  4. Lauren's dad Said on:

    Go, Lady, go!


  5. Kristi Said on:

    The fact that you are painting with your left hand shows that you’re up for a good challenge. Keep painting, Picasso.


  6. Peggy Said on:

    I LOVE it!! Please fill that whole pad with Lauren adventures & remember to post them!

    (and maybe throw in just one Peggy swimming with the dolphins if you get bored)

    (and at least your pit stains aren’t red)


  7. Brad Said on:

    It looks like a childrens book illustration. Start writing!


  8. Jill Said on:

    Can you draw/paint me a cow? You know a cow from high school cow? I loved those cows. Still have one somewhere! You are so talented. Maybe you could make money painting. Hmmmmmm?


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