|Fifth Day of Advent|
More fairies - on skates!
The original Christmas edition of the Fairy Gazettes is here in the Etsy shop.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
|Fourth Day of Advent|
Another vignette from the Illustrated Fairy Gazettes ,
"Bluebird Air, travel in grace and comfort through the clouds".
Monday, December 2, 2013
Sunday, December 1, 2013
|Second day of Advent|
"The fairies go visiting from house to house with sweet gifts",
from The Illustrated Gazette, "A Christmas Celebration".
Christmas without sweet treats? Perish the thought!
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Beauty discarded - masses of pansies were upended in a neighbor's green bin, probably to make way for new midsummer flowers from the nursery. They were still very pretty and I picked a handful to paint, like this:
the pencil sketch,
followed by colour blocking and shaping.
"There's pansies, that's for thoughts",
William Shakespeare, Hamlet (Act IV, SceneV)
Monday, December 31, 2012
Photo of my son, airborne at the bike park.
I've come to realize that BMX biking isn't only speed or tricks for the lads, it's poetry in motion, "with hope in their hearts and wings on their heels". Not a bad way to start the new year!