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A day to always remember

I know, I know, here I go again with the tumbleweeds. Honestly, if you know how much I have to say every day, you might actually be happy for a little quiet from me…lol. But I have to tell you about my day yesterday.…

February 3, 2016
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Drawing challenge: Shinrin Yoku

Hello everyone and welcome to this week’s drawing challenge: Shirin Yoku. I was thinking that I actually do a lot of forest bathing, and the forest I love more than anything are birch and aspen forests. I absolutely revel in the golden autumnal birches…

January 29, 2016
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Announcing a new Drawing Challenge: Shinrin Yoku

Hi everybody, Here is the theme for next weekend’s drawing challenge: Shinrin Yoku Inspired by Chloe’s imminent adventure in Japan, Shinrin Yoku, translated as Forest Bathing, is something she expects to be doing a lot of. How about we look into it ourselves. Let’s…

January 26, 2016
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Drawing challenge: reef

Hi guys, I’m so happy Katrin called this week’s drawing challenge: reef. Come with me in the blue light of the morning to see if we might catch a little of the magic of the reef. Tiptoe into the dining room. There’s the magic…

January 23, 2016
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Catching up on the past two days of art

Well, I’ve been really enjoying this first week of my Reflections art journaling course and, since I separated my beautiful (and huge) journal into 14 pages, I’m meant to paint a page per day for this two week course. Ideally. All things being equal.…

January 22, 2016
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Taking some time for art each day

I’m prioritising taking an hour, (or two if I can spare it), for a little fun art each day. Not work related art, just fun art, just for me. I’m working my way thru the journaling your story course, and it’s helping me think…

January 19, 2016
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Update and a new painting video

Well then, I haven’t finished the magpie yet, but in true Veronica form, I’ve started a new painting, and I have a painting video for you! Last time I went to our market town, I bought some treats for the birds. I love these…

December 27, 2015
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Armageddon skies and painting the magpie part 2

I managed to mangle a second video edition of painting the magpie! Maybe my contraption of 5 books and a branch for iPhone propping up isn’t ideal, and maybe I need to think harder about moving photos and videos off the memory before the…

December 18, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night, video edition

Hello from Sunday night guys. I made you a little “watch me paint” video. It’s 10 minutes long and so I hope it’s not too boring. Last night we had a lovely open fire to warm the house. It’s a bit of a challenge…

December 13, 2015
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A date with SAM – the Seattle Art Museum

I wonder how it happened. Did Monet and Renoir retire to Monet’s studio after supper, where, Monet, tired from a day of work, lit his pipe and picked up his book, while Renoir began to paint? Did Renoir say, “Hold it right there my…

December 5, 2015