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So far it’s been 28 days since I began my lofty goal of creating a daily drawing from my garden for 1 year. 365 days. I wake up early every morning when everyone is asleep and spend about 30-45 minutes sketching something from my garden. Just black pens and watercolor. No pencil is used as…

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  • mark.bonyMay 29, 2015 - 8:47 am

    Andrea, you totally inspire me. I going to dust off my travel journal I showed you a while back, and get going again.

    -MarkReplyCancel

    • AndreaMay 31, 2015 - 10:23 am

      Thank you Mark!! It’s been an amazing experience so far. I wake up every morning before anyone else is up and just make lines and paint. Very meditative:)ReplyCancel

  • KimMay 30, 2015 - 9:16 pm

    How do I get a print of those poppies for our house?!ReplyCancel

    • AndreaMay 31, 2015 - 10:23 am

      Thanks Kim! I really like that one too, I will work on some more and in a larger size so I can get prints made:)ReplyCancel

Another great week of art, baseball and some fun at the beach. I love where I live and am so inspired every day to paint and sketch the amazing flowers that are in bloom right now. The roses are incredible – so fragrant and full. It brings back many memories of the roses that I…

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  • HeatherApril 20, 2015 - 9:26 am

    Lots of wonderful eye candy Andrea. Of course I love all the paintings, I think mama and baby elephant need signing too!!
    Your roses are a delight, yes very like the full roses in England. Joyce’s orchids are amazing!
    Great blog article!!ReplyCancel

It was Spring break this past week. We went camping to Jalama State Beach with 2 other families and had the BEST time despite the crazy winds all week and flooding on the last day, but with a car full of art supplies and a new drink we concocted, “The Jalama Margarita”, – who wouldn’t…

I’ve had a pretty busy, creative week. Here’s my stab on writing a blog that shows the recap of the week and I can create under an hour. Read-set-go…. New canvases came in and so far this is what Lukey (my 8 year old son) and I worked on the other night. 1st layers of…

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  • HeatherMarch 29, 2015 - 8:52 pm

    Love the morning doodles. What a brave Mom 3 boys and inks!! The last photo is amazing, magical indeedReplyCancel

  • YvonneSeptember 29, 2015 - 10:48 am

    Hopping over from IG, just curious to see a little more 🙂 Lovely blog, beautiful art, attentive, present, lovely mom 🙂 We’ve got the early morning quiet time in common – that’s when I draw, paint, do yoga & think, too! Except mine’s a coffee 🙂 Thank you for this glimpse!
    (@yvonnedekker73)ReplyCancel

I’ve been pretty busy since the beginning of the year. Designed 4 new greeting cards, started an Instagram acount –  and now posting daily to my social media outlets, went to the SF gift show, attended a week long workshop in Palm Springs, along with trying to paint, draw and sketch as much as possible and…

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