Thursday, January 10, 2013

Nature Journal: Pinecones

I was inspired by Jane LaFazio’s tutorial on painting pinecones so I thought I’d give it a try.  I don’t know why I never did it before.  I had a great time mixing greys and browns!  Our yard is littered with pinecones from many big old pitch pine trees - so willing models are plentiful…

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Another New Doll

This is one of several My Twinn dolls I got for Christmas.    I never intended to collect them, but they are just so darned cute and difficult to resist, especially when they are on sale at half price!  She is known to collectors as the “Cookie” sculpt.  The piano is also from My Twinn and makes a nice prop I think.