This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
I try to use my own photo's as much as possible, sometimes I borrow from the web. If I inadvertently use your picture without giving credit, please do let me know and I will either credit or remove it, I hope you will do the same with mine.
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Monday, March 4, 2013

Cant stop painting............

Blue and Orange.
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The rest are just recent additions to my journal........I look forwards to doing a Spring journal.

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Dandilions......I have drawn several pictures of these. I was inspired by a beautiful blog by Roseanne Hayes.
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I think there may be others that were inspired by her work and for that I am grateful. These pictures are only practice for me and in my journal. they are also altered from her originals and so not exactly copied, just an exercize in watercolour. The next is all my own.

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Another drawing
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Another floral.....these are done without any prior sketch, just paint on paper and then make up a picture from it.
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And this little girl...........
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Or a couple of cats

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They all look better in my journal
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  1. Your little girl is so precious!!! And, I love the first orange and blue painting ;o) Well done ;o)

  2. They are all very beautiful! My fave is the dandelion.

  3. beautiful drawings/sketches!!! I love giraffes too:) can't wait for those Spring flowers to arrive. Here from MOM.

  4. Janice, I love your flower paintings. I am also entering a type of lily for this week's MOM challenge. Your paintings are all beautiful.

  5. Wow, those drawings are so amazing, you're so talented!

    Stopping by from Mandarin Orange Monday- hope you can stop by..


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