Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Monday, December 27, 2010
a year of paintings 2010
Happy New Year!
Wishing everyone a year of health & happiness!
I'm linking to Mosaic Monday at
& I think there's enough blue for
Sunday, December 19, 2010
and wishes for a wonderful holiday!
This little chickadee turned out to be our Christmas card.
I can never find much time to paint in December.
There's just too much to do.
I do love when life slows down in the deep winter
and I feel free to paint and knit and relax.
wrapping, baking, cooking, etc, etc.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
do you have a budding artist?
As an art teacher, I was always asked by parents
for good drawing book recommendations.
This was my favorite.
I taught hundreds & hundreds of children how to draw in 3-D
(they REALLY loved that!) using the basics from this book.
It's not at all intimidating and lays the foundations for
inventive and creative drawings with simple lines and shapes.
Ages 9-12 (I started the basics with my second graders).
224 pages of FUN!
Thursday, December 9, 2010
here's a good one
Oh, yes! This book would not let me go.
It's a tangled suspenseful puzzle of
I was not disappointed!
Monday, December 6, 2010
Bridge of Sighs
I have added some photographs to my
They were all taken by my daughter who has
a wonderful eye for detail.
Paris Opera House
View from Notre-Dame