Monday, January 31, 2011

Moon Over Our Little Corner of the World and Ready For BW5

I am not a photographer but the honest truth is that I do not want to take the time to learn. I am happy like that:) I had my faithful Canon G9 on automatic pilot, I shot and then proceeded to throw a bunch of light on it. Kinda like it.
Also here is the freshly painted canvas ready for the next painting, BW5.

Animal Planet :: Hand Drawings by Guido Daniele

Animal Planet :: Hand Drawings by Guido Daniele: "- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Sunday, January 30, 2011

DavEm Cook Breakfast

Check the size of those yolks

Emily had fun arranging her plate for the photographer!
Yes, they came and cooked breakfast for us, then we watched the Arsenal game. As usual it was delicious! The eggs donated by our girls, so brave, so sweet those girls, I love them......but not as much as I love our DavEm!
Menu: sunny side eggs, blueberry pancakes, bacon and sausage! Not often do we splurge like this, YUMMY!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Bonjour From the Studio

I have been working on very pale papers to use in my next installment in the Botanical Woman series. I quickly found out how hard it is since I cannot glaze much or else they are not very pale any more. They range from almost white to taupish, ivory, etc...They do not photograph well so nothing to show here.

Friday, January 21, 2011

From My Studio....

...working on papers...many more steps before these will be considered finished but especially glazing over to tone them down.And yes, I do use that flower stamp a lot right now:)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Last

There seems to always be something that I would like to change or add it is difficult for me to say "the end" but finally here is my BW4: could hardly be "more botanical" that this, no? By the way, BW4 = Botanical Woman 4, the 4th one of the Botanical Woman series. Wow...6, 8 , 10 more to go?

What Has Delighted Me....

 ....the scent........ahhhhhhhh......

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Of Fresh Lettuce and Palette....

....not in the studio together or the kitchen for that matter! But I thought that somehow they looked lovely together in the same post! I am thinking that the palette is probably nicer than the finished painting....whenever it will be done!

Thursday, January 6, 2011


As I said, I think, in a previous post I did not like orchids until recently but now I am bewildered by their intricate beauty, including when one weary bloom finally falls  on the window sill. I will give it a last affectionate and admirative look.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011


I forgot to wish everyone a
Did not start too well for this one though....
HAPPY 2011!

Sunday, January 2, 2011


.....for now! A new blog banner for the new year, that is.
I spent WAY too much time on this (including some of hubby's time) on a day when I should be busy with preparations for dinner (early tonight at 5pm) with DavEm: roasted leg of lamb with greek potatoes, salade, tarte aux pommes.BW4 will have to wait. Yesterday I repainted the background a beautiful creamy color, love it.

Saturday, January 1, 2011


Ok, ok, just a temporary banner! I do not have time to work at this  any longer, patience!