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Jun 24, 2021

Day 20 - Summer breeze

Early summer is a favourite ..dandelions and daisies came to mind...I tried to make it look like they were being blown about by that summer breeze... Another

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Jun 24, 2021

Day 19 - out of control string art

That was fun too!! I had some purple ink which I dipped in looked rather I then went to a bit of I got what looked like

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Jun 24, 2021

Day 22 - How is the weather

After a drought and high temps, we have a day of clouds, rain, and rainbows. Still overcast, with the sun peeking through, we feel the gentle breeze and

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Jun 23, 2021

Day 21 - Hip to be Square

I could spend hours doodling with zentangles. This was really fun.

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Jun 23, 2021

Day 18 - Draw your other half

Here I am, wrinkles and all. I was thrilled at the results of this challenge. Didn’t think I could do it. Cheryl, you bring the best out of us…well, maybe

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Jun 22, 2021

Day 20 - Summer Breeze

As a teenager, I would frequent the beach on Lake Michigan to meet friends, work on my tan, while listening to pop songs of the 60’s on a transistor. Slathered

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Jun 20, 2021

Out of controlled String Art

I guess I am a control freak! I threw out the first disaster! The second one…still not sure I felt comfortable. All I could see were Chicago Cub fans celebrating

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Jun 19, 2021

Pebeo vs Regalead?

I’ve heard that regalead self-adhesive lead is better than pebeo and others—do you agree? Will it work to use regalead lead with vitrail paints?

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Jun 19, 2021

Day 18 - draw the other half

For this I found a magazine I don't know who this is...but, it was still plenty of fun.... Oh Dear I didn't straightened her out , can you

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Jun 19, 2021

Day 17 - lyrical inspiration

So so many songs in my head... from a toddler (the teddy bear's picnic), Sunday school hymns, Elvis, the Beatles..but I very often hear If I Could Save

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Jun 19, 2021

Day 16 - on the right path

I love the sand paths in PEI ...that lead to the beaches, in so many parts of the island... such fun exploring. Although we are not, what one would call

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Jun 19, 2021

Day 17 - Lyrical Inspiration

“Muskrat Love” by Capitan & Tennille was our favorite song back in 1972. A catchy tune that stays with you all day. A fun monochromatic exercise.

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Jun 19, 2021

Find used books decorative painting for a fraction of the cost of new!

Gently used or new books decorative painting. Some out of print, some rare, all in great condition and some are new.

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Jun 18, 2021

Day 16 - Pathway

Autumn is my favorite time of the year with all the rich fall colors. A walk through a park surrounded by a color spectrum of autumn hues is a tremendous

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Jun 18, 2021

Day 15 - Bee Happy

This was fun too...and I am still very sloppy with floats and things... I had a be happy stencil ...and the rest was free hand 😏🙄 .... not sure why the

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