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The Pursuit of Happiness

Or... What do you want from life. This question has not been on my mind for sometime. I guess it must be because I had everything I needed and was doing everything I wanted. My situation has not changed, but lately I've been asking myself this question, so something inside me has shifted. Its probably… Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness

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Pain before Pleasure

Who would want to put pain before pleasure you might ask but many of us actually do it. I'm not talking about anything sexual here, just life in general. Some do it out of necessity, like having to go to work so that they can afford to do what they love. Or others like me,… Continue reading Pain before Pleasure

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Back to Painting

Its been 3 longs months that I haven't painted! The house move killed my mojo I think and although it was always at the back of my mind that I should get back to it, it wasn't till I started feeling a little depressed this week, that I knew I had to get out my… Continue reading Back to Painting

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Learning to Watercolour – Day 1

I started learning to watercolour quite a few times now 😉 but none of the online courses I have taken really taught me what I needed to know...like how to load a brush for example, and especially, how to bend a leaf the way I want it to! Then I discovered Jenna Rainey's book called… Continue reading Learning to Watercolour – Day 1

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Calling All Sistahs- Encouragement Challenge

Its our second Encouragement Challenge over at the Calling All Sistahs blog and we have this fabulous Inspiration pic to fire up your creativity! The idea of these monthly Encouragement challenges, is to make a card for someone who might need a little lift because they are going through a rough time due to illness,… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs- Encouragement Challenge

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1st Painting Lesson

The last time I took a painting class, it was in school where I tried to make an apple look more than a round object with a twig on the top...and I failed miserably. Since then, I have always considered myself useless at creating anything with a pen, brush, crayons or anything else where my… Continue reading 1st Painting Lesson

Painting

Ines’s drawings

Going through some stuff lying in a corner shelf, I came across some of my daughter's paintings she did a few years ago. Ines used to do a lot of painting between the ages of 6-8, probably because that was when I put her in art classes when we lived in France. This is her proudest… Continue reading Ines’s drawings