Category Archives: Watercolour

:: Smile ::

Smile tho’ your heart is aching Smile even tho’ it’s breaking When there are clouds in the sky You’ll get by      If you smile Thro’ your fear and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow You’ll see the sun come … Continue reading

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:: Have a Wonderful New Year ::

“To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.” by E. E. Cummings By this first … Continue reading

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:: Paroles de Migwetch ::

Si la vie était dure je jure que je ne l’ai jamais su Je n’ai de regret que celui de mon âge et ce jeune cœur de moi est intact Le mal qu’on m’a fait est écrit dans le sable … Continue reading

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:: A long sigh ::

IN AND OUT The dog searches until he finds me upstairs, lies down with a clatter of elbows, puts his head on my foot. Sometimes the sound of his breathing saves my life — in and out, in and out; a pause, a … Continue reading

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:: The way through the woods ::

They shut the road through the woods Seventy years ago.  Weather and rain have undone it again,  And now you would never know  There was once a road through the woods  Before they planted the trees.  It is underneath the … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 22 Trail ::

(Sung by Munchkins) Follow the yellow brick road, follow the yellow brick road Follow, follow, follow, follow, follow the yellow-brick road Follow the yellow-brick, follow the yellow-brick Follow the yellow-brick road You’re off to see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 21 Furious ::

Over the misty mountains cold Far over the Misty Mountains cold, To dungeons deep and caverns old, We must away, ere break of day, To seek our pale enchanted gold. — J.R.R. Tolkien I toggled between the idea of a … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 20 Deep::

What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up up it goes, and yet never grows? — J.R.R. Tolkien Roots run deep and studies are showing that trees have a very intricate communicating system with their own. So … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 18 Filthy ::

I am his Highness’ dog at Kew, Pray tell me sir, whose dog are you? — Alexander Pope, 1688-1744 #inktober2017 filthy theme. Dog in mud… don’t they love the puddles?

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:: Inktober 10 Gigantic ::

“The emotions have … their own sense of scale. In the emotional world a small thing can touch the heart and the imagination every bit as much as something impressively gigantic.” — Henry Beston For this gigantic theme, I had … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 9 screech theme : The invisible driver ::

The creative process helps reduce stress and anxiety. Creativity retrains you to accomplish just for the self instead of others. — Debbie Mandel The screech theme, so many options available. I thought first that I could draw an owl in full … Continue reading

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