Weekly Photo Challenge – Hue of You

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Hue of You

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I created this artwork very late last night for a fun competition (creating a photo to look like a LeRoy Neiman painting) but it really does fit perfectly for this week’s challenge as the hue of me!

Firstly, I painted this with complete childlike abandonment with no regard for colour, keeping within the lines or reality. That in a way describes me to a tee. I like to have fun, but I’m not reckless. I do not follow the rules of society as most of them do not make sense to me. Things like:

  • wearing a ring on the third finger of your left hand even though you’re not engaged or married.
  • wearing white after Labour day……why not?
  • if you don’t cry when a relationship is over, you cannot possibly have been in love.
  • feeding your kids a huge banana split for supper, instead of something healthy (not everyday of course!).
  • wanting to be with a partner, as opposed to needing to be.
  • having matching plates and glasses at the dinner table, why it’s more fun when nothing matches.

Anyway you get my point.

Secondly, the bright colour represents how I look at life. Don’t take me wrong, like most of us I am sure, I’ve been round the block a few times with life flipping back and forth between amazing and downright ugly. I have a finely tuned sense of humour and have learned to see the funny side (and lessons) in most things. Plus the numerous array of different colours is great for representing who I am as a person. What I mean by that is….I do not have a ‘type’. I am honestly a blend of all types, a multitude of colours and flavours, which men some people find confusing, because I am hard to predict.

If you want to join in the fun here is the link.



October 23, 2013at 10:30 am

This is really lovely, Penelope. I love your description of your outlook on life. Good luck with the fun competition. 🙂


    April 26, 2015at 4:49 pm

    Many thanks Sylvia, it was just a fun competition.


October 23, 2013at 12:18 am

Nice work, I love how you did the colorful background, so much movement.


    April 26, 2015at 4:48 pm

    Thank you Patti, for you kind comment.

Naomi Baltuck

October 21, 2013at 11:04 pm

I love this, and your description of how it came to be!


    October 22, 2013at 2:02 pm

    Thanks Naomi, it was a fun experience :).

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