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birds, Odd Little Stories, short stories, storytelling art

Birdwoman Elevated

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This is a story of a woman who is elevated to another existence by geese who save her life through love and by chance.  They hold her up to relieve her pain and to fly her to her new home through a break in the clouds.

I am still working on the story and I will link it soon.

alphabet, animals, dogs, fonts, kids, storytelling art, whimsy

I am not a Chiwawa dog in Spanish

 

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This little guy is a welsh corgi.  Of course he is.  Once upon a time a little girl wanted him strictly because she thought he was one of cute Mexican dogs they call a chiwawa.

He made a little ruffled bark and told her, “No, I am not a chiwawa dog.”  She took him
home anyway.  They lived happily ever after.

I have combined my  love of fonts; this one is Dino Kids, with pencil sketching and digital ribbon and bow, drawn on my Cintique by Wacom.  enjoy.  purchase

alphabet, songs, whimsy

Little Darlin’

    I am following a little dream and a little experiment.  I’m matching vintage songs with my drawings, sketches and cartoons.  I’ve been wanting to do this forever.  So now is the time….here we go.  My hope is that when people of a certain age… 60 and above, see the verse, they will associate it with the melody.  Hopefully, they won’t be able to get the song out of their heads.

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people, Plein Aire Painting, street scenes

Calla Lilly seller

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We are finally having some sun here in Mexico.  It’s been really cold and I can’t get used to it.  So on my patio today I’ve been working on this large watercolor and intermittently putting the painting in the sun to dry.  While it’s drying, I catch as many warm rays as I can.  Boy, the sun feels great.  I have not picked this painting  up in a few months as I’ve been super busy with many things other than painting. So in a day or so, it should get finished if nothing else crazy happens.

fantasy illustration, landscapes of imagination, Nature, sci fi, storytelling art

World Exodus, Follow the Sun

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Another landscape of imagination came to me in a dream.  Imagine our world with no vegetation, no animals, no warmth from the sun.

The last vestiges of people march in robotic style towards a white sun, orange sky with tiny bright distant stars.

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Red sun abstract landscape

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What if?  What if the world were to end like this?  Beautiful colors with unlivable conditions?  What if the sun as we know it failed to support life on this strange planet?

https://www.redbubble.com/people/naquaiya/works/44679886-red-sun-for-a-new-world?asc=u&p=comforter&rel=carousel

fantasy illustration, flora and fauna, landscapes of imagination, Nature

Golden Sun, landscapes of imagination

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It is giving me a great piece of mind to paint strictly from my imagination. I am not sure why it is a healing and soothing activity, but I am enjoying it.  I adore this watercolor paint for its intensity and versatility.  It is pretty magical and powerful color.  the red lines are a red permanent ink done with a speedball nib.gold-quin-wc