9.04.2011

A Sunday afternoon

We've had a spectacular shot of fall this weekend...much cooler, crisp clean air, the stillness that breathes rest into your very bones.  I don't think we're done with summer yet, but it's sure been a treat.

After church today, the loveliness beckoned, so I grabbed my much-neglected nature journaling set and parked myself in the backyard to observe our late-summer flowers.  Several last-minute stragglers still flourished and I had to capture their colors.  I'm learning to work with watercolor pencils and need a lot more practice...but it was satisfying nevertheless to sit still and really observe the incredible artistry of our God.  Have you ever noticed that every flower He made is perfect??


7 comments:

  1. Have I ever told you, I love your drawings? :) You should have prints done sometime...lol. :D <3

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  2. You are a great artist. Very pretty flowers.

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  3. Beautiful! My nature journal is a bit neglected too. Shame on me!

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  4. simply beautiful ...

    Delighted to meet you today. I hope you don't mind if I splash around a bit to get to know you. This looks like a refreshing place to dip into some serious goodness.

    Splashin',
    Sarah

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  5. Oh, you are quite the artist! I too enjoy drawing. It's the motivation that seems to be lacking though, LOL!
    Thanks for your kind compliments on my photo at my blog.
    Blessings, Julie

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    http://simplemom.net/how-to-clean-your-hair-without-shampoo/

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  7. Your drawings are beautiful! I can't draw anything! I was not blessed with such lovely talents.

    Yes, summer is drawing to a close slowly but surely. I have noticed that it's starting to get darker sooner, which is an indication to me that summer is on its way out. I'm looking forward to the Autumn season.

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