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Friday, March 8, 2013

Spring is coming...

Fun with a sponge and an orange stick

Spring is coming...
At least I hope it is.
Here in Southwest Florida we have had a cold week.
And when we have a cold week, we all whine.

So I have been thinking Spring.
I am repotting orchids, cleaning the lanai and just generally getting ready
for the warm weather (and our company).
We even cleaned out the garage this week.  I will take advantage of this motivation
as long as I can.


I played with a little negative glazing again this week.
I find it relaxing.  I think I will add some leaves and maybe some splatter

18 comments:

  1. The poppies are just glorious!
    xx

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  2. The orchids are stunning, love how they appear to glow. HPPF!

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  3. MMmmm I want spring! It is warming up here in Ontario but we still have alot of snow to melt.

    These make me long for it. Haha. I actually really love the simplicity of the first one, and coral is my favorite color! But the second one is lovely as well.

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  4. Wonderful spring paintings!
    Especially love the orchids with its negative glazing.
    Beautiful!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  5. Beautiful florals. I find the translucent qualities of flowers so hard to capture and you do it so well. Thank you for visiting my blog.

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  6. What gorgeous! subtle and perfect flowers. saludos

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  7. Loving your paintings especially the second one.
    Happy PPF, Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. I hope the cold weather has moved on and that spring is arriving... and I love your negative glazing... hope you do some more of it...xx

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  9. I would love to know more about negative glazing, those white flowers are so pretty.

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  10. both so soft and beautiful but I LOVE the second one especially!! I've been hearing about the unusual cold in Fl. Friends lost everything in their greenhouse the other week. Hope it gets seasonably warm again!

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  11. So beautiful and delicate. I love both paintings

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  12. how delightful!! love your poppies :))

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  13. I love your flowers too :)
    and let me say here (as you will not be notificated if I reply from my blog)
    that I am very touched by your comment on my orchids.
    Be happy,
    Nat

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  14. Beautiful paintings - love, love, love the poppies!! That painting would make a gorgeous fabric pattern...

    Happy PPF!

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  15. your colorful blossoms do promise Spring around the corner. beautiful!

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  16. Both gorgeous pieces Susan with fresh colours and dramatic shapes.

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  17. Oh wow, that tree is so simple yet so so beautiful! Love it! And your flowers are so gorgeous too!

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  18. Beautifully done! I especially like the fresh, cool colors in your poppies!

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