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February 27, 2009

Breezy - IF



Can't you just feel the spring breeze when you look at her?
I did this little painting a year ago. It's one of my favorites :)
Thank you so much for looking and leaving your wonderful comments.

February 25, 2009

Mr Fish's Got Something to Say to You



I just finished this guy. He's painted on a nice chunk of wood.
He's bright and cheerful and perhaps his teeth are a bit scary.....but fear not. He's a good fish.
Available right now on ETSY.....just click on his image over to the right of my blog if your interested :) i very much appreciate it!

February 20, 2009

February Nibblefest - Vintage Cats




I did two paintings for this months nibblefest contest.

IF- Instinct



Rabbit knew from instinct to be wary of a flying carrot.

February 17, 2009

February 16, 2009

February 15, 2009

Nibblefest Awards









These are Nibblefest awards I have recieved. It really is fun. Last year I only entered a few. I'm going to try to do one every month this year. The next one starts on February 20th on EBAY and the theme is -Vintage Cats- I am almost done with mine. I will show you when it is complete :)






February 13, 2009

CELEBRATE - IF


Illustration Friday's theme is celebrate. I realized browsing through my art folders, lots of my art has celebrating animals or skulls.
This was probably the most recent. I did this little painting for this past December's Nibblefest Contest. The theme was chickens & my chick is definitely celebrating.
I think it's important to celebrate.......even the very small good things that happen every day :)

February 6, 2009

Illustration Friday- Time



"Chickadee Felt a Strong Sense of Responsibility"
acrylic on canvas by Patti Backer
I painted this a few years ago and it has always made me think of the passing of time.
Both at -that moment- and over a span of years. Imagine how slow things would get for little chickadee while taking on the task of keeping the egg warm.
Also I think this reflects personal questions in my own brain about the tick tick of my biological clock.