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Awakened moment

Awakened moment

An anti-aging Potion from The Awe-manac: A Daily Dose of Wonder by Jill Badonsky


House Plant

House Plant

My house plants often inconsiderately die. The ones I paint seem to last longer.


Silla at Liplock Lake

Silla at Liplock Lake

At the edge of Liplock Lake, Silla finishes a 15 second stretch and ponders which pot-luck she will drop in on this evening.

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Still Life and Left Hand

Still Life and Left Hand

This Still Life was drawn with my left hand although it looks a lot like I drank wine before I drew it.


Garden Gate and Nasturtiums

Garden Gate and Nasturtiums

Sometimes I try to paint normal things, then I get a nervous twitch and return to the quirky. This is from a photo of someone's garden gate. I added more nasturtiums because ... I like to eat them.


Where did I park my bike?

Where did I park my bike?

I do graphic art while watching TV to make sure my imagination isn't being sucked out of my brain. This one was when I had a CSI addiction. After the nightmares I switched over to an American Idol addiction - but just for one season. Go Adam Lambert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Butterflower

Butterflower

Watch those houseplants.. they sometimes fly away.


Hobbit in hammock

Hobbit in hammock

When the orchids are in full-bloom, Arthur the Hobbit loves to nap in the shade and dream in mauve.

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My Hood

My Hood

This is the neighborhood I live in. It's very eclectic.


Journal Writing

Journal Writing

Pouring into imagination, self talk, discovery, acknowledgment, insight, loose associations having a one night stand with a possible connection that somersaults into brilliance.
Work the page, center, focus, pour it out, drink it in.
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Bumper Car Girl

Bumper Car Girl

Sylvia got a lot further in life with her bumper car than she did with being nice all the time.


What's Next?

What's Next?

Self Explanatory.

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A Cup of Summer

A Cup of Summer

spills into azaleas.

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4 april house and garden2

4 april house and garden2


 Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

The Queen in a Zebra's Daydream
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Jill Joins Snap, Krackle and Pop

Jill Joins Snap, Krackle and Pop

These guys make a lot of racket.. it's hard to sleep.


House and Garden

House and Garden

I used watercolor, smeary ink pen, and a warped imagination.


Leave Your Limitations at the Door

Leave Your Limitations at the Door

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. ~Jamie Paolinetti

A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations. ~Gerald G. Jampolsky

The most lasting and effective way to break through your limitations is one small step at a time... take a small step and repeat. ~www.kaizenmuse.com


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Creativity starters

Creativity starters


Creativity town header

Creativity town header