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On the Monet: a postcard from Giverny

Talk about in your face! The paintbox chaos of artist Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny is exhilarating. Under cloudless blue skies, October’s scarlets, yellows and deep mauves clashed unabashed. 151 more words

Postcards

Claude Monet

I decided to look into Monet and his work mainly as he was one of Alfred Sisleys main influences. He influenced Sisley in the way that he painted in series often repeatedly painting the same subjects but in different lighting conditions.He met Alfred Sisley along with Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Frédéric Bazille in the studio of Swiss artist Charles Gleyre.

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On August Twenty-second

a lot of terrible things happened and some good ones too, depending on your viewpoint. For example, in 1485, King Richard III of England lost the War of the Roses, perhaps for the want of a shoe. 487 more words

Another little Gift Bag (Stitch 7)

Another gift bag I made many months ago and finally posting.

(What can I say, she was very generous with her canned/jarred foods)

I went back to some cotton yarn that I used before (Premier Home cotton yarn – Water Lilies, No. 172 more words

Project 500

The Courtyard Fountain

I was in Texas on business this week and took a few hours to visit my favorite haunt. The courtyard at the McNay in San Antonio is such a beautiful, peaceful place. 80 more words

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JEWELL BOX GARDENS JUNE 2016

June 29, 2016

Having recently attended  a wedding at the Forest Park  Jewell Box,

I  also enjoyed the beautiful gardens in front and snapped a few photos of them to share: 9 more words

lily ponds

absolutely love lily ponds, there is something mystical and serene, thought provoking and calming.

the water lily is the national flower of Bangladesh, it symbolizes love and life, and is used in almost every religious ceremony. 43 more words

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