Tuesday, January 14, 2014

woyww - photos and paint

Working on scrapping some photos from our holiday and also trying my hand at watercolours again (note 3 jars of water).  While I was away I started a journal and tried to quickly sketch and paint anything that took my fancy.
The seals at La Jolla were fun and definitely took my fancy.   I did this quickly when we got back to the motel and finally a another sketch and w/c wash trying to capture the cold winter sunset along Pebble Beach.

  Finally one of the watercolours I had been working on before I moved onto scrapping holiday photos.


I plan to visit lots of desks over the next few days but may not leave comments as I have had problems accessing my blog account.  No problems with google just family members who don't check which  google account they log into and then change passwords. Grrrr...

37 comments:

  1. Thanks for swinging by my blog Sandra..I hear you re: Pinterest that is the first thing I have ever made that came out good!! I love your watercolour journal..the seal is really beautiful. Cx #25

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  2. Your watercolours are awesome I love the flowers. Please don't look at mine if you visit just close one eye and squint and I might just get away with it.. Hehe..
    Happy WOYWW
    Sandy #31

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  3. You took more than a "SHORT" break, my dear. I'm so glad you are back. I love those watercolors and the seal is fantastic. You made some beautiful art while on vacation/holiday. Happy WOYWW from # 16

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  4. Great to have you back again, love those watercolor pages and your journal-ing is amazing. Thanks for sharing and have a great week.

    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Eliza & Yoda 32

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  5. Such beautiful peaceful paintings...you've been missed.
    Hugs,
    A x # 44

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  6. You're back!! Woohoo!! I have missed you and am glad to see your desk again :-)
    I received the beautiful artwork you did for me before Christmas and did feature it on my blog but i'm not sure if it was while you were away, so can I say Thank You again?! I love it, really do and appreciate you sending it all that way!
    But where have you been on your trip? Love your watercolours inspired by your hols btw, you have the knack for costuming something in a few strokes :-)
    Hugs, LLJ 45 xx

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  7. Gosh your desk looks like mine should with the trimmer on the left ready for action. Although I haven't scrapped in ages, I really must do some. Adore the seal it is perfect. Thanks for the visit BJ#2

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  8. Love those water colours. You have captured such beauty! I am back after a bit of a busy time so it's lovely to catch up! Have a great WOYWW! Julie Ann xx #54

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  9. Your paintings are really lovely, especially that one with the tree, so atmospheric. Thank you for your visit today and I actually have three silver birches in the garden, all planted very close together so that it almost looks as though one has split into three. In the summer, they give me real privacy from the houses that were built at the bottom of the garden. In the winter, they just gie me the beautiful bark to look at and somewhere to hang some of the bird feeders. xx Maggie #24

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  10. Such lovely paintings! I am impressed! Uniflame - 65

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  11. Wow, such beautiful watercolours - I love the seal. I also love the tin on your shelf with the L and Love on it! Thanks for stopping by my desk, I hope you have a great week.

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  12. Wonderful busy desk and faboulosAquarells! Thank you for stopping by and have a creative time.
    Greetings from Erika

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  13. Oh my. They were QUICK sketches??? They are lovely - well done. Have fun scrap booking your holiday snaps - lovely memories.
    Thanks for already visiting me.
    Margaret #52

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  14. Those "quick" sketches are amazing! Just beautiful!!!! Thanks for popping by my desk and Happy WOYWW!
    Carol N #4

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  15. Oh your watercolors are just amazing! Your desk shows an interesting project! I am not into scrapbooking but I intend to start in the future when I have more time...will see how it goes!
    Thank you for stopping by!
    Lots of hugs,
    Cardarian

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  16. Your watercolor paintings are lovely. So light and airy. Have fun scrapbooking those great photos!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier and for the nice comments.


    Happy Woyww,

    Sandy #13

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  17. Your sketches are fabulous! From the photos, and your drawings it looks like it was a good trip. Thanks for stopping by! Helen #30

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  18. Thanks for the earlier visit.

    Your w/c paintings may have been quick, but they really show how much talent you have. I find all three to be really interesting.....and so is your desk. I haven't drug out scrapbook stash in a long time, guess I really should get back at it too.
    Krisha #26

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  19. Your paints are just gorgeous I see why you have so many paint brushes at your finger tips. Yes North Carolina is a beautiful state. I'm in Wilmington about 3 hrs from Charlotte. I visit there often for I have children and grands there. Thanks for visiting my and commenting. #55

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  20. It's great to see you back, Sandra. I hope you enjoyed your break and how brilliant that you used your watercolours with such beautiful results.
    Thanks for visiting already
    hugs Lisax #53

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  21. Oh you can paint! I am SO envious of anyone who can paint or draw ... I can craft a little but can't draw or paint to save my life! I LOVE your butterfly canvas and what a brilliant display at your school fete ... you are one talented lady! Thanks for popping by to my blog and am SO glad you didn't like the Tim Holtz foil either ... a plain black framed pocket watch will do me just fine! Love Debbie xXx

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  22. I love all your watercolours but I particularly love that last daisy one - its beautiful! I hope you do something nice with them because they should be where people can see them. #41

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  23. Your desk looks so inviting and somewhere where you can have a wonderful creative time.
    Your paintings are fantastic. I'm also trying to get back into painting but looking at your work...I've got a long way to go ;D
    Thanks for the inspiration and your visit earlier today.
    Neesie #54

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  24. Love your paintings I wish I could do this. Thanks for visiting me. Anne x #50

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  25. Leave the scrapping and do more watercolours - they are fabulous! Thanks for sharing them.

    Hugs and thanks for the visit, Neet 24 xx

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  26. very impressed with your 'quicky' watercolour sketches I wish I could do that that well at anytime
    janet #18

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  27. The watercolours look great! Can I see them IRL :) ?
    Hope those computer problems get sorted out properly.

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  28. Some marvelous watercolours, love the book covers and butterflies in your early posts too.
    Thanks for visiting my desk already
    kyla #30

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  29. Hi Sandra de,

    I love your watercolors. The California coast is amazing; I hope your holiday was perfect!


    Thank you for your visit already! I'm slowly making it around -- and now the numbers have changed so I'm having to hunt for people!
    Happy belated WOYWW
    peace, Kay (3)

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  30. You really are a talented artist! Love the seal.
    Happy WOYWW!
    Tertia #77

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  31. Lovely water colours - I always fancy having a go at it. x Jo

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  32. Wow! Your water coloring talents are quite something. You definitely caught the cold winter day feel to your paintings. Thanks for the visit earlier! Have a good day.

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  33. looks like you had a good time in La Jolla, such clear photos. Your water colours are great, like that you took stuff away woth you and actually used it..the 'quick' pics are just wonderful.

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  34. Wonderful watercolors! Thanks for the earlier visit! Happy WOYWW! Nan G #9

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  35. WOW nice neat desk. Do you like your light? is it an OTT light? I need to get one and have been asking everyone their opinions. Thanks for sharing your awesome project and I hope you have a great week. Vickie #99

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  36. Wonderful desk! I really like your light. I have two and use them all the time; these old eyes need all the light they can get.
    Glenda #68

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  37. Your art is lovely. I just love watercolor. I wish I was as talented. I'm just so very impressed. Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier. April #22

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