Ahhh... So things are progressing quite nicely in The Studio!
First, I raided the "Oops" pile (Again!) at Home Depot and scored another boatload of paint!
8oz. "Samples" - Fifty cents apiece! Can't go wrong!
Soooo, I basked in the glow of my Tropical Sky for a couple of days, then decided I was on a roll so I continued on Thursday afternoon - after work...
I haz an ocean!
Just getting started...
Done! (Well, mostly!)
Another view of "mostly done"
I haz ocean on my fingerz!
Then (Shhh! Don't tell my boss!) I spent my lunch-hour, today, working on the beach!
Lunchtime working on the beach!
I couldn't decide which shade of "Oops" paint from Home Depot I should use for the sand. At first I thought this shade was too "pinky" - but then I found a smaller can of "Oops" paint that was close-but-not-too-far from *this* shade of "Oops" paint - and I *had* to have 2-colors to give it "depth." So I opted for the peachier shade of beige for the beach and I have to say I'm pretty darned pleased! Yes Sirree! Pretty darned pleased!
Of course, now with the 2-toned beach, I realized that my Sea has no Depth (Perish the thought!), so this afternoon, I added some breaking waves...
Breaking Waves (can you hear 'em crashing?!)
Close-up of shoreline
It ain't the Sistine Chapel ceiling - but, overall, I'm pretty damned pleased with my work so far!
The sad news is: This is the only wall big enough for my shelving units, so - when it's all said-and-done - you probably won't *see* most of the seascape - But *I* know it's there!
So that's the Latest 'n Greatest! Next: I start the faux-painting on the other three walls (hopefully I'll have some help!).
Oh my Gawd - I may actually be able to start MOVING IN in a week!!!