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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Saturday, February 18, 2017

sketch book pages........................

This blog was supposed to be about things that I enjoy. Be it my art work, things I collect or that I make. Sometimes there is not a lot to talk about. I am always doing something, but I don't always have much to show. I can show a few pages that are probably almost done. They are never really done because I keep adding stuff that fit in small spaces. I will just post the pages with out a lot of comment because the pages are full of words.
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That was obviously unfinished.
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There will be a few that I will post and as before, these are just ideas, sketches and for practice. Not sure exactly what the purpose is anymore but I am hooked on doing this.
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I am not sure why I bother putting them on a blog, probably because I don't have much else going right now.
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I have quite a few more to go so hang in there
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The bee is not finished
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I am using the quotes that I find and put on here to do some Memes for Facebook.
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I have always liked to find quotes, I have done it since I was a kid. Back then it was a notebook or paper clippings that I kept.
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Just a few more, I didn't realize I had completed so many pages.
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Thats it so far, I will try to not leave it so long so the post is shorter next time. Actually I don't know why I am even doing this.
The next picture is one where I had no plan, I was just doing a sky and the rest sort of happened with no purpose..............I am not sure what to do with it. I may cut part off and see if I can make a picture
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Maybe this piece?
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Or this one.
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No, maybe not. Oh well, that's maybe a rip it up one. Anyway, thats that for today. Hopefully something less tedious next time.


  1. It was fun to see the pages of your journal. There is a lot of inspiration there. I used to keep one, but it wasn't as colorful as yours. Were your illustrations done in watercolor or colored pencils, or both. You are so talented.

  2. Janice!! WOW! I looked at and read everyone of your pages! Really enjoyed this post! You are so creative! The quotes are so meaningful and the illustrations, amazing! I love the last painting! Don't throw it out! It's beautiful! I love the farm and trees! Big Hugs!


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