Keeping busy…

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I have a few more DrawPages that will be posted in the next few weeks. I love this time of year when we start to get ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas. So, I will also be posting the sketches for my Christmas card.   In the meantime, here are a couple of colored pencil drawings and a logo that I …

DRAW PAGE: Pumpkin

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I love the Fall. When the leaves turn all those brilliant oranges and yellows and golds! And we have lots of wonderful fresh fruits and vegetables to eat. And the Harvest Parties! One fun thing to do is to carve a pumpkin. Today we’re going to DRAW a PUMPKIN! Remember to use a whisper line to start, so when your …

Design your own Nesting Doll

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One of the trinkets that I bought while I was in Kiev was a matryoshka doll, also known as a Russian nesting doll, it is a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another. A set consists of a wooden figure which separates, top from bottom, to reveal a smaller figure inside, which has another figure inside …

Beautiful Summer Travels

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We spent some time in Kiev, Ukraine with our oldest son and his family. We experienced the absolutely beautiful churches, and the parks! We ate a beautiful dinner on the Dniper River on a boat. We enjoyed ice cream with our three grandsons…and walked EVERYWHERE! (mostly because the drivers in this city are craaaazy! LOL) We bought all kinda’ trinkets …

The Sweetest Rocking Horse

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We made a rocking horse for the sweetest little girl…our granddaughter, Sonni! A few years ago when our first grandson turned one, I painted a rocking horse for him; and that horse has been through two more brothers and they still ride it! For Sonni’s first birthday we looked to buy a wooden horse to paint for her, but couldn’t …