Tuesday, January 11, 2011

woodburning tool on page 3 of 'war and peace'

here we are at 1-11-11... that's a lot of oneness...

i found an old copy of 'war and peace' for $1 at a library sale a couple of months ago - it lays open beautifully whether you're on page 7 or 700. i started reading it around the solstice and finished it a couple of weeks later. now i'm going to draw and burn my way through it...

XO

17 comments:

  1. I spent that same period listening to the radio serial of War and Peace. A wonderful story. I look forward to seeing what you make of it :)

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  2. I have never read or heard this classic so maybe soon I will find my own copy to read and employ. Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  3. I read the book a couple of years ago with the moral support of my book group women, and remember a most beautiful scene of a sleigh ride in the winter moonlight. Happy mark-making, sus

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  4. I thought of the date today and then of course I thought of you and wondered if you were doing art. Fun to see what you were up to. Numbers are fun. My birthday is a fun one 02.20.2011
    wishing you so much fun.

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  5. Hi Lynne

    I take my hat off to you.....

    I have this book on my reading list but it keeps getting put to the bottom of the pile... One day perhaps, I like the idea of reading it with a book group like the lady above.

    I have a link for you, a ceramic artist working here in the UK. I think that you will enjoy seeing her work,

    http://claireloder.blogspot.com/

    As for Dick Blick..... The postage is very expensive, so I will keep on looking here in the UK, I have found Shiva oil sticks so far but no Casein paints.

    ~ Julie

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  6. oneness indeed
    at 11:11 I was writing in my journal
    thinking about all of the portals
    I think I counted seven
    love what you have done here
    my woodburning tool
    now rests in peace
    sigh...

    xox - eb.

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  7. Dear LH, I just got my pogo! Did I ever mention I have ADD? So will there be a demo video on how to use this contraption? I guess it might have been wiser if I had asked that question first! lol, with love, janine

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  8. more oneness... methinks it will be a good year... can't wait to see your further burnings...xo

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  9. Dear LH, After my post above I thought why not go to youtube and got the info I needed. I have to be shown how, I never could follow recipes either so there you go. Youtube was very helpful! Now I am going back a few posts to see what you said about removing the film. I'll let you know.

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  10. What a great idea, Lynne- also great that you read it first!

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  11. Wonderful...Great Read also..
    From one friend to another.
    Katelen :)

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  12. That is so cool!
    Don't you just love that perect date?
    1.11.11

    Off to read more of you, my plan is to linger with my coffee!

    Ciao Bella!
    Creative Carmelina

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  13. What fun to burn your way through the new year! Oneness... looking ahead to November - 11-1-11 ;-p

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  14. I read this MANY years ago and it took me 2 years to really fread it. well l am dyslexic what do you expect!Hax loved it though. I have been burning paper and material too this year..so great minds think alike. Love your burning.xxlynda

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  15. War & Peace, a classic. My parents went to the premier in NYC so many years ago. It was 9 hours long!

    Inspirational. Just do it. Wish my obligations didn't take so much out of me, that I would make art daily. I guess I should at least promise myself 5 minutes a day.:)

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