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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Friday, July 12, 2013

more pictures....................

First some birds.....not sure now what I already posted so here goes.....Choockie

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Working on you see these are not what you would call paintings, just practicing my looseness.

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I am trying to paint without drawing first and just highlighting with a pen after. This is called Coming in for a landing. I saw the basic idea somewhere and then just did it from memory so hope its not too much like the original because I am not trying to copy people. Just get ideas to practice with.

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This little bird has gone through several incarnations before becoming this one. I think I ended up with a blue bird but was aiming for an Indigo Bunting

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A little French village street maybe?
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To the Beach...........that was us yesterday. Catch our adventure on Bluebell Woods
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Thats it for today folks.............I appreciate comments and critiques. Only way I will improve
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  1. More beautiful drawings! I love the duck and the Indigo Bunting - I am so impressed with your skills :)

    Hugs to you!

  2. You know, these are some of my favs! Love the detail in the French Village! That chicken is too cute ;o)

  3. I am sooooooooo impressed - your designs just seem to flow.


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