Thursday, November 15, 2012


watercolors, watercolor pencils and graphite in stillman and birn 'gamma' ~ 4" x 6"

wow, november is really marching along - the 15th already?!   many cloudy/snowy/rainy days here lately, which is fabulous for all of the plant life but not much for picture taking...     zipped outside before coffee yesterday to snap these.   some of this week's pages in my daily book.



i looked in this book to get ideas for the flowers.  i got it a few years ago in the bargain section at barnes and noble.   it looks like it's out of print now, but a fabulous book if you want to buy one used. while at amazon looking to see if it was still available, i saw



watercolors,  watercolor pencils, graphite, and uni-ball white and gold gel pens

watercolors, watercolor pencils, gouache, and graphite


pogo print pages from last week's walk...  getting in last visits with tree friends before winter...


and from yesterday...    out wandering to see how two snows and several rains have changed things.  i was getting ready to cross the creek and visit the green shrine tree here...

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"What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit."

~ John Updike (quoted in cultivating your creative life...)

22 comments:

  1. I am smitten by that winged creature with the walking stick! Now there's someone I'd love to take a walk in the forest with.

    And your resident creek is very handsome! Put on those woolies for your wanders!

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  2. love your flowers and magical poppy and what a cool Taschen book
    ... and your forest ... how nice to have such huge evergreens... my hardwood forest is now completely bare, just waiting for the snow to cover everything... xox

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  3. oh, swoon....
    and I have a weakness for pods. it's their shape.

    xoxo

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  4. You are just an amazing spirit for me...such an inspiration every time I visit...I just want to say Thank you !!! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  5. be still my herat. the creature with the blue wings is magical! I love it! xo

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  6. What whimsy you are creating at the moment! It lifts my spirits high.
    I love the John Updike quote you've shared too. It really speaks to me. Would you mind if I use it on my blog? xox

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  7. Your blog offers breathing room for the spirit. Ghostly creatures watching from the edge and fairy strands connecting nature and whimsy
    ..... a soothing start to my day.

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  8. Reading your posts and seeing your artwork always makes me smile - yes! 'breathing room for the spirit' - perfect quote for what you do!

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  9. Perfectly delightful botanical drawings! I love them:)

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  10. Lynn, I am on love with your walking winged creature! I love them all, there is much magic here.
    xoxo

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  11. such a joy to see each of your pages, thank you for sharing them Lynne ~

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  12. Love catching up with your weekly shenanigans. Your journal pages always make me smile. That sweet little winged beastie has stolen my heart and walked away with it. And all those gentle buds, and bloom's, so delightful, as always a visit here leaves me feeling good all over.
    xxooxx

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  13. Hey Lynne, I forgot to tell you I bought the Picasso book you recommended and it is absolutely wonderful! I didn't realize it was a large coffee table size book either.

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  14. Hi Lynne love the first one i had Tom Thumb just straight into my mind lol the character with the blue wings really captured me ... the quote , wonderful , and your creek well ive said before lol time for hibernation i guess...

    hugz bev

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  15. oh my goodness, these are wonderful.

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  16. Well, Lynne, it seems the previous visitors have said it all, and I second every emotion (Smokey Robinson said it was ok for me to use that). Your daily drawings are always a joy to see, and I just might have to get that botanical book, too.
    YES!

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  17. Oh Lynne your work is so so beautiful. Your little creature holding the stick is such a sweetheart. Also love the strung jewels amongst the trees. Your paintings never cease to bring Joy to my heart, and a big gooey smile to my face. Thankyou for your generosity. YOU are a JEWEL!! ox

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  18. Emotional...that is what your work brings out in me, an emotional response to your beautiful art and mind.

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  19. Been on vacation. Your work is light, airy, fun. Love it.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  20. Fabulous work Lynn, I love your sketchbook pages. Your work always seems so magical, I always enjoy a visit to your blog and being transported into your world for a while :)

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  21. Love to see that you have been so busy and have created such wonderful work Lynne !! Magical work !!!

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  22. I love stepping into your imaginary (?) world full of reality. -J

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