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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 04): 03/04/19
I finished the Davis painting. I'm not entirely satisfied with it but it's as good as I can do now.
I also started the first of the climate change paintings. It's my first time using gouache but I felt it was the best medium for the series.
Last week I read seven books, but the three last ones were really short and I read them over the weekend. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas is as good as The Hate U Give. I will be reviewing it on Saturday.
What I read:
What I'm reading:
Posts and reviews:
Comment #1: Friday, March 01, 2019 at 17:55:00
4 books isn't too bad. They look like fun reads. Thanks for visiting Girl Who Reads.
Comment #2: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:35:00
They were fun reads.
Comment #3: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 03:55:13
I need to read Paper Girls one of these days.
Comment #4: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:40:00
I think you would like the series.
Comment #5: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 08:40:45
I keep meaning to get to Song for a Whale
Comment #6: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:42:00
I will get it reviewed shortly after reading it.
Comment #7: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 10:02:36
Magnificent Birds looks really good! I will have to look for it. Your paintings look great as well! I had to look up what gouache is; very cool! Have a great week!
Comment #8: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:45:00
Magnificent Birds is beautiful. I got into gouache because my daughter was watching a Youtube video by an illustrator. I realized the medium would work well for my climate change project.
Comment #9: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 10:29:28
Love the climate change picture...and On the Come Up looks good. Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.
Comment #10: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:49:00
Thanks. I'll be done with the second one probably in time for next week's update. On the Come Up is excellent.
Comment #11: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 11:24:13
I still have The Hate U Give on my Kindle. I really need to get to it soon. Come see my week here. Happy reading!
Comment #12: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:53:00
You should read it. The movie is also very good. I hope On the Come Up gets a movie adaptation too.
Comment #13: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 21:47:56
Wow! Your artwork is beautiful! Ghostbusters Crossover looks interesting.
Comment #14: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 14:57:00
Thank you. The Ghostbusters comics are fun. The Crossover one, though, requires reading the previous ones. There are so many characters!
Comment #15: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 22:03:31
Very nice paintings...lots of books with pretty covers.
ENJOY your week, and thanks for coming by my blog.
Comment #16: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:01:00
Thank you. This week's going to be a busy one.
Comment #17: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 22:45:16
I had to Google Gouache. I would like to experiment more with gesso and paint for my cards as I'd like to go toward more mixed media. I'm thinking of getting some gelatos also.
Comment #18: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:05:00
Before this project I've worked in oils and acrylics. I've dabbled in watercolors and colored pencils. Good luck with your projects!
Comment #19: Monday, March 04, 2019 at 18:53:08
WOW! That is one heck of a photo of the moon! You captured it perfectly. Did you use a special camera?
Comment #20: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:08:00
I used my Olympus EPL-8 with a M.75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II lens. ISO 800. f8.0 and shutter speed 1/400. Manual focus. It's not a special camera — a midrange mirrorless camera.
Comment #21: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 07:27:43
I think the Davis painting is beautiful. Enjoy your books and have a great week!
Comment #22: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:16:00
Comment #23: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 16:44:40
I'm so glad to hear that Angie Thomas' second book is as good as the first. I will be looking for that one soon.
I also like the covers of Bob and Magnificent Birds. I shall also look for them.
Comment #24: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:18:00
The two bird books are very good.
Comment #25: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 17:08:55
Hey, long time since I visited, I see you are still reading like crazy!
Comment #26: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 15:20:00
It doesn't feel like a crazy pace to me. I do have other things I do. I work. I make art. Housework. Errands. Photography.