Don't you know that's just her favorite painting? Santa is from my collection of hand-made wooden Santas, the wee girl has been in my stash for a very long time, source unknown. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa to each and every one. May the spirit of the holidays last all year long!
Once I had completed this for Digital Whisper's challenge of Elves, it also seemed to fit Take a Word's challenge of Home, so here it is. The scene outside the window is one of my own oil paintings. May the spirit of Christmas be with you each and every one!
This handsome fellow is flirting with danger. Let's hope he's too wise to bite! Background is copy of an envelope my daughter mailed to me. I've used it "bigly"....ah ... er ... much. (Sorry, been watching too much TV).
Nature offers us so many beautiful sights and wonders, if only we take time to savor them. Flower and butterfly both from Graphics Fairy. Thank you for visiting my blog. Your comments are greatly appreciated.
Marie is correct, we rarely feature men in our art. Everything here is googled except border and overlay, which are by L. Bavin (a very old kit in my stash). Thanks for visiting. Comments are always appreciated!
This week Ann has chosen Windows or Doors for our theme. I always jump at a chance to use one of my own poems! The window is googled, and background and overlays are a combination of several. I'll be having cataract surgery this Tuesday and Wednesday, so I won't be around to comment until the end of the week. I hope everyone enjoys the challenge!
FOREST VISITOR Background is a composite of 5 different photos, butterfly is from Dover Publications. Somehow this scene reminds me of Gene Stratton Porter's "Girl of the Limberlost". Butterflies are such wonders of nature. I have always been fascinated by the story of the Monarch butterflies of the northern U.S. who, in autumn, migrate thousands of miles to central Mexico for the winter. What amazing strength in those fragile wings!
Tucked away in the hills of Brown County, Indiana, near a little town called Bean Blossom, there's a quaint little restaurant called "The Farmhouse Restaurant". It's one of my favorite places to visit in the Fall when the leaves are drifting down. This is a scene from that spot, and the "visitor" is a sketch of mine. Thanks for your visit.