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Friday, January 15, 2010

Watercolors and Paper Snowflakes



The watercolor calendar is everything I'd hoped for. I find that working on one in a few small sessions works really well. Taking breaks helps me look back with a new, usually needed, perspective on how to approach my next step. I still want to add a few things to the ones I've done, like the aspen grove above, so I'm saving all the pictures in the easel-container they came in.



And it is "that time" of year again -- paper snowflake time. The girls cut some nice shapes. "A" of GAIN Academy suggested we hang them from the windows again. When we hang them from the ceiling of the entryway, we get breezes and the heads of tall people tangling the flakes, so having them in the windows is a good idea. I would still like to have some flakes in the entryway, so I'm considering a garland of sorts around a doorway. Haven't decided yet.

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3 Comments:

Blogger ~Sara said...

Those snowflakes are awesome. Puts ours to shame. I liked them when they were in your window before. They look good there.

On a side note, I am impressed with your following! You go girl.

January 15, 2010 at 7:06 PM  
Blogger ~Maria said...

I've been meaning to stop by to comment on your watercolors. I knew you were talented but I never realized you could paint too! Those are really turning out beautiful.

The girls detailed snowflakes rock too! Maybe they can give us some pointers sometime. :)

January 15, 2010 at 9:48 PM  
Blogger Larissa said...

Ooh, those are very pretty. What is the deal with the pretty calendar? is it a do it yourself watercolor calendar with outlines provided, or original works by you? either way it will be lovely.

January 24, 2010 at 11:56 AM  

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