beyond the woods, with a fat little bunny, to the plum blossom tree


Busy week and productive one too.  I lOVE Spring.  I feel so motivated about my art and creating.  Also learning new things about the business end of it all.

This is actually the first week in a long, long time that I have posted two posts in one week.  I wrote about a returning robin enjoying our little ponds of water to take a much needed bath after their migration.

AND I’ve been painting: not really big paintings, but watercolor sketches of plum blossoms

'Plum Blossoms'    watercolor on paper original 9x12    (cropped)

‘Plum Blossoms’ watercolor on paper original 9×12 (cropped)

'Plum Blossom' watercolor on Paper 9x12

‘Plum Blossom’ watercolor on Paper 9×12

 

and I went beyond the woods:

'Beyond the Woods'   ~  watercolor on paper  ~ original 9x12

‘Beyond the Woods’ ~ watercolor on paper ~ original 9×12

 

and found me a fat, little green bunny:  (just the first, well second layer) of Winsor Newton Paynes Grey with Sap Green…..

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bunny, bunny so fat and round…why do you look all green?

 

Just need to add some more detail and fix a few things and I might call her good.  We will see tomorrow.  I found this little sweetie in a new store in town, kinda like a Ross, with a little bit of everything thrown in.  Couldn’t resist her for 2 bucks.

I hope everyone’s weekend was fabulous,

peace n abundance,

CheyAnne

 

 

 

 

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18 Responses to “beyond the woods, with a fat little bunny, to the plum blossom tree”

  1. composerinthegarden Says:

    Your plum blossom paintings are lovely. I just spent the day working around my blooming cherry tree – the perks of spring!

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  2. jmgoyder Says:

    Fantastic!

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  3. capung2 Says:

    nice paintings… I can’t paint

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  4. Leonardo Says:

    Oh CheyAnne, I love all of your paintings. I am so glad I signed up to get your blog in my inbox. I am very interested in your art.

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  5. Jim O'Donnell Says:

    You are amazingly prolific.

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  6. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Lynn, How wonderful to have cherry trees that are blooming. did you take any photos? The perks of spring are where it’s at. Thanks for the visit and the comment

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  7. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Thank you so much Juli, I need to get over to your blog and find out what happened with your little baby peacock.

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  8. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Why thank you so very much capung for the sweet compliment

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  9. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Thank you for your interest in my art and your visit too.

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  10. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Thanks for that Jim. It doesn’t happen all the time, but I am working on making it so. I appreciate the visit and the comment

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  11. shoreacres Says:

    The green bunny is fantastic! He looks like the very embodiment of spring!

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  12. composerinthegarden Says:

    We have wild cherry trees throughout our woods which will bloom in a few days. I have a weeping Japanese cherry tree in full bloom now; I’ve taken photos and am just about to record video of it swaying in the breeze 🙂

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  13. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Thanks Linda, I kinda like her it too. and that is a great description, thanks

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  14. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Oh please let me know when you upload the video of that. Just the description of this has my painter brain dreaming. Now if I can just get those dreams on paper the same way. I would be in business (for reals). and your cherry trees in and around your woods just sound magical, where do you live again? Maybe I want to move there……

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  15. composerinthegarden Says:

    I’m in western Pennsylvania, near PIttsburgh. We are in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, lots of hills and valleys, streams and rivers, fields and forests. I love the rhythm of the land here, the ups and downs and twisting roads and unexpected vistas when it finally opens up. I hope to create a short spring garden video soon; I’ll let you know when I upload it. The cherry tree video footage turned out beautifully!

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  16. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    How exciting on the video and please let me know when you upload it. I grew up in Missouri and we had rolling hills with vistas beyond as well. It’s the same here except it’s: WOW big mountains, then ok low vistas that go on forever. Stunning country that’s for sure. Just dry big time especially compared to where you are.

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  17. composerinthegarden Says:

    CheyAnne, I did put up some cherry blossom photos on my blog (haven’t had time to edit the video yet!) Here’s the link: http://composerinthegarden.com/2013/04/28/what-a-beautiful-morning/

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  18. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Wowza Lynn, those are just amazingly beautiful photographs. I want to come sit under your cherry dream tree. Thanks for reminding me over here. I wish there were more hours in everyday and that we needed less sleep and food for that matter…. to go visit more often.

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