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Tuesday, 28 August 2012

What's on Your Workdesk ~ WOYWW #169

It's WOYWW time again..can you believe it? https://secure.quebles.com/content/hotmail/emoticons/1511766.gif 
For new visitors or anyone that hasn't heard of WOYWW (What's on your Workdesk Wednesday) basically it's the day to open your door and let everyone in to see what you're up to...
well on your workdesk that is! It's the brainchild of Julia's blog at Stamping Ground 
Visitors can come from all over the world....so be prepared....and get that kettle on!

In previous weeks I've been showing my work from the dining room table, but because I've actually been using my dining table this week as a place to eat...yeah I know fancy that...and I'm not quite back into the studio yet (even though Saturday is officially the start of Spring) I thought I'd do something different this week.
I thought because everyone seems to be amazed at how time fly's...
...I'd stop the clock and take my visitors back in time...back to the '90's!

I've mentioned to a few people during this past week about my time as a silk painting instructor and this photo shows two friends in our workshop. I'm hoping they don't mind me posting this photo of them because I had such fond memories of many hours being creative, inspiring and being inspired in lovely friendly company.
It was a very special time...
I decided to attend the classes initially to learn something new...it was a great way to spend one afternoon a week totally absorbed in doing something just for me! 

The silk painting classes were the first workshop I'd ever attended.
As with most expat communities the workshop was run voluntary and was part of the local social club.
I attended the classes for over a two years learning the new techniques and had such a wonderful time...even receiving commissions and the ultimate goal of sharing an exhibition with five other artists!
We even appeared in the local newspaper! LOL
See you didn't know I was a celeb did you?

After two years of learning the techniques the instructor was due to leave (as often happens in an expat community) and I was asked would I like to take over the classes. I had received so much from attending the workshops...how could I refuse...I needed to give back a little but the fact remains I still gained so much.

I couldn't let you go without showing you what I'm working on at the moment.
It's 'Willy Wagtail' (Rhipidura leucophrys) The name wagtail stems from the constant sideways wagging of the tail...which I've tried to capture in my drawing.
I know it's a little scary at the moment due to him not having any feet, but hopefully I'll get to that later today!
I'll come back and post another picture if I do finish him before WOYWW is over.

 Remember he's an unfinished piece of work please...
which I don't normally like to show but...hey...I know you now so I reckon it's okay!
His friends the Magpie, Kangaroo and Frog are all in my Etsy shop now...so take a peek if you want to see them up close and personal...just click on the (more) icon...
  
If you want to see some more artists/crafters desks to check out what everyone's up to...just pop over to Julia's  There's always something to capture your interest or inspire you. I'm sure you'll have a good time and they're a really friendly bunch...
I'd also just like to thank all my new followers and everyone who popped by my place last week and left such lovely comments. I really appreciate you taking the time, but if I didn't make it to your desk I apologise...if only I didn't have to sleep...sigh!

I'll try again ~ promise :D
Have fun and be creative everyone! https://secure.quebles.com/content/hotmail/emoticons/1511763.gif

86 comments:

  1. it always fun to learn new things, and what a beautiful piece of art you created, wow,

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    1. Hello Laurie, I love to learn new things normally, but I must admit I'm being seriously challenged trying to get my Etsy photos right for my shop just now....Grr!
      But I won't give in though! (did you hear my foot stamp then!)
      Have a wonderful week...I'll pop by later to see how you are getting on. :D
      xoxo

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  2. The silk painting looks like tremendous fun!
    Your in progress piece is stunning! Wow!
    Have a fantastic Wednesday! :)

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    1. Hmm...fun....but tricky and certainly not fun if you didn't fix the finished painting correctly as the colours can just run down the sink on the final process!
      Thankfully that didn't happen very often but I was always nervous until that part was completed. :D
      Thanks for popping by ~ have a great week and enjoy WOYWW! ;D

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  3. Hi there Neesie ah that Willy Wagtail is simply smashing and have done silk tie dying but not painting looks fun indeed looking forward to seeing more ~ happy WOYWW! Shaz in Oz. x #28

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    1. Hi Shaz,
      I hope to start silk painting again once I get back into the studio. I certainly couldn't do any on my dining table...my hubby would have a tizzyfit!
      It'll be such a change from the black and white drawings because the colours are so vibrant!
      Have fun desk hopping ~ Happy WOYWW to you too :D

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  4. Willy Wagtail is wonderful even though he doesn't have any feet. I love your art. Where do you come up with all of the great ideas? #27

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    1. Thanks Joynana, but hopefully he'll have feet by this afternoon!
      I'm not sure what makes the ideas pop into my head but they just come crashing in and I've so many I'd like to do that they are having to form a queue! ;D
      Enjoy your visits and I'll pop over to you later today. :D

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  5. Clever artistic little person you are, I always admire your work and little Willy Wagtail is gorgeous - even without tootsies yet.
    Cheers
    Elaine #10

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    1. Hehe...thanks Elaine ;D
      He's still without tootsies I'm afraid. I got caught up with other things this afternoon...well for one the sun came out! What's a girl to do?
      Thanks for popping by ~ enjoy your desk hop and I'll check in with you later. :D

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  6. Can I have your autograph so I can frame it and hang it on my wall? hee hee Doesn't surprise me how well you did as you are a fabulous artist!! So when will we get to see a picture of your actual craft room? I'm begining to believe it's an urban legend! lol...oh how I amuse myself sometimes! ;0

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    1. Oh you know how to flatter a girl Sandee, thanks for your kind comments...I just love them ;D

      Now maybe you missed me posting my studio photos when I first started visiting the WOYWW gang...so as an exclusive just for you Sandee and I wouldn't do this for anyone else you understand...here's a link for you to peek http://neesienatters.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/woyww-whats-on-your-workdesk-1.html
      Have a great creative time this week and I'll be popping over soon to see your wall! :D

      (Psst! If you're not Sandee reading this and you want to see some more of the room, then just put 'sudio' into the search option in my sidebar! Please don't tell Sandee that I told you that ~ I want her to feel special...Ta!)

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  7. Looking at your silk painting friends, I can just imagine the mess I would get into playing with something that size :) Mr Willy wagtail is gorgeous. I have a family of them in my garden and they buzz around us all the time, but mine have feet!!! Your Willies tail is superb (ooh, somehow that sounds rude).
    Have fun.
    Von #44

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    1. That's why it took two to tango Vonny!
      I just stood back with the camera. ;D
      I now wish I knew back then that one day I would blog, because it would have been great to have taken more photos. Hindsight is a wonderful thing though isn't it.
      How could we know that blogging would take over our lives...or is that just me? ;D
      It's funny because this morning on our walk a willy wagtail came right up to us on the grass and chirped away for quite some time. He didn't seem to mind the two dogs either. I think maybe he was trying to tell me to get on with his pals tooties!
      Hehe...had to laugh at your last comment :D
      Enjoy your desk hops and I'll try and get to you tonight but it might be tomorrow. xoxo

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  8. the piece of silk looks lovely! have a great week trace x 48

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    1. It was certainly a challenge being that size but then I always loved to do the large silks myself!
      You really have to work quickly to cover the whole piece before it starts to dry...and as we were in the tropics that was quite a task...plus you need to mix enough paint before you start!
      Lots of things to take into account but when it works...it's brilliant!
      Enjoy your desk hopping and thanks for stopping by. I'll be visiting as soon as I can :D

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  9. oooh! i'd love to try my hand at silk printing...
    loving your lil wagtail :)
    thanks for sharing
    no. 47

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    1. Hi Claire,
      I can recommend it...but it can be tricky.
      Well once I get back into my studio (I know I keep saying this...but the weather is getting better) I plan to start and hopefully will post my trials and tribulations with hopefully some success too!
      Thanks for stopping by ~ enjoy your visiting :D
      Happy WOYWW!

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  10. Wow, that silk painting is fabulous - not something I've ever tried, but how great to try a new skill.
    Helen. 40

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    1. I haven't done any silk painting myself for about 12 years ~ the last serious painting was the tropical fish in my side bar so it's time I got back to it.
      Thanks for visiting and I'll be desk hopping as soon as I can. ;D
      Have lots of fun!

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  11. that silk painting workshop looked pretty amazing and I am glad you showed your bird as a work in progress ... i love seeing work in progress more than anything... it is endlessly interesting to see the stages... this is going to be awesome...xx

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    1. It was a great facility and was used for many different workshops.
      I didn't really want to show 'Willy' without his tootsies but then I thought if I don't...I won't have anything to show what I've been doing this week. I too love to see other peoples work in progress ;D
      I thought that post you did showing the whole process of one of your paintings was fascinating...I still have to go back and revisit it. I'm not sure about it being awesome but I'm happy with him so far :D
      Thanks for stopping by and I'll be your way asap!
      Have a great evening and lots of productivity during this coming week. xoxo

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  12. Hi Neesie.... am now following as well, can see your blog is going to keep me entertained... good job with Willy Wagtail... I certainly wouldn't have the patience to ever complete something like that!!!

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    1. Whoohoo...doing a little happy dance here Judith,
      Thank you so much for deciding to be a follower...I really hope you enjoy your visits :D
      I certainly enjoy drawing these designs, so I don't feel I need patience at all, I'm just in a happy place when drawing them. Unfortunately I can't spend as much time as I would like to creating them. Such is life...I have other demands on my time plus I have to sleep sometime (although I'm thinking I may have to give that up) ;D
      Have a wonderful week...Enjoy!

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  13. WOW a celebrity! I used to do silk screening but to hand paint I don't think I have the skills. There are some beautiful colors in this painting. Love the willy wagtail! Have a great week. Thanks for sharing! Vickie #67

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    1. I'm sure you would be great at silk painting Vickie, ;D
      It can be done on so many different levels...from easy with no restrictions of the paint...like letting the paints run into each other and letting them do the work or on a more difficult level restricting the paint and keeping the design as definite images.

      I'm not sure if you've seen previous posts about my silk painting but here's a link that show's the easiest use of the paints in making a scarf. The gold pattern was painted on after.

      http://neesienatters.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/silk-painting-scarf.html

      I hope you enjoy the desk hopping ~ I'll be along soon :D

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  14. Ooh, more birds! Lovely!
    Have a good week,
    Laura
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    1. I think this might be my last bird for now Laura.

      I've got some Christmas designs playing havoc in my head and they're wanting to get onto paper asap ;D
      Thanks for stopping by ~ Have a great week!

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  15. Always knew there was something special about you Neesie - you are a celebrity - yay! The silk screen in the pic looks fabulous, gorgeous colours, it is all so clever. Loving Willy Wagtail too, he is rather splendid.....Crafty hugs, Anne x #32

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    1. Hehe...oh I wish Anne,
      It was the largest screen that was available...a little tricky but thankfully there was always someone on hand to help. Once you start painting the background there's no stopping until it's done.
      I'm glad you like 'Willy Wagtail'...they're a little different to the UK wagtails. Here they fan their tails and swish them from side to side. I'm thinking about how I can make it look like he's swishing!
      Have fun visiting everyone's desk...I'll probably start in the morning. xoxo

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  16. Looks like an amazingly creative workshop and space... and your new piece is just lovely already!
    Alison x

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    1. Hi Alison,
      Yeah, it was a great facility and used for so many different kinds of crafting. We were very lucky ;D
      I'm glad you like the latest design...thanks for stopping by and commenting...I really appreciate it as I know just how hard it is to visit everyone's desk. I've never done it yet although each week I try!
      Have a great week :D

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  17. Oops... Happy WOYWW too!
    Alison x
    #99

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    1. Hehe...I did the same thing visiting Julia this morning...I forgot to leave my number ;D
      Happy WOYWW too x

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  18. I always love your work and Birds are one of go to images thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thanks Peggy...it's lovely to hear when your designs appeal to someone. ;D
      It's my pleasure to share them.
      Thanks for popping over to my place...have a great week with lots of creativity! :D

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  19. Wow Neesie, what a fabulous work room. I love the Zentangle piece it brilliant. Looking forward to seeing more of your work too. Hugs Rita xx 88

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    1. Hi Rita,
      Thanks for your lovely comment as usual. I'm glad you like 'Willy'.
      As I've mentioned before I do intend to return to silk painting once I can get back into my studio. It was a lovely day today, so maybe it won't be long.
      It'll be officially spring here on Saturday...I just hope someone tells the weather!
      I'll definitely be posting whatever I get up to. ;D
      Have fun with WOYWW desk hopping! xoxo

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  20. Well, I have never heard of silk painting. Looks lovely. And your bird is wonderful - great detail work. Hope to see him completed. S #19

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    1. I hadn't heard of it either S before I went along to the workshop. It was very different from anything I'd ever done before. I suppose if you think about batik work, then that's quite similar but it can be a lot more intricate and delicate.
      I really enjoyed it. :D
      I'll definitely post 'Willy' when he's completed. ;D
      Have lots of fun desk hopping ~ enjoy!

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  21. Wow another string to your talented bow. Super pic and that Wagtail is fab. Hope you're ok lovely, been a bit AWOl I have lately but hey you know why, but I'm trying, oh so very trying! Am ok this end, just trying not to over do things, which is hard when everything is being thrown at me at once! Things will calm down soon and I'll be back to my normal self. Take care lovely. Zo xx

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    1. Hi Zo,
      So glad to see you here...and to hear you think I'm talented ~ what a laugh! (lol)
      I'm glad you like the photo and wagtail. I really need to finish him but today looks like yet another hectic day. ;D

      You take it easy and I'll pop over to visit you as soon as I can.
      Remember there's only so many hours in a day and you can't do everything...oh if only I'd remember that too! :$
      Take care and enjoy your visits :D

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  22. That is so cool going to a blast from the past the 90s ha... showing your age girl. Love your wagtail he is beautiful even uncompleted. Are you going to Paperific this weekend?

    Eliza #36

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    1. Oh it could have been so much worse...I could have gone back to the 70's Eliza!
      Wow...I've just looked at the Paperific website! It looks fantastic!
      I definitely need to go to this...I just need to rethink the weekend now. Are you going? Have you been before? Ohh...so many questions! I'd love to show my cards there too...
      Thanks so much for letting me know about this...I'd have probably missed it ;D
      I'll pop over to your desk soon ~ enjoy WOYWW!

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  23. I sounds so wonderful to work with silk. Your drawings are stunning and unique. I love the rose and hibiscus ones in your shop. Willy is lovely too, the details give him such personality. Your work is inspiring, I am glad I stopped by. Frances #69

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    1. Hi Frances, It's great to hear your lovely compliments especially that you've seen some of my other designs in my shop. At least I know the widget works! (lol)
      Thanks for stopping by and I'm so happy that I may have inspired you because that's what it's all about...inspiring and aspiring!
      :D
      Have lots of fun desk hopping and I hope to visit you a little later. Enjoy the day :D

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  24. Don't mind at all!
    Looks like a fun time for you :)
    And such a beautiful drawing!
    Mary jJo #112

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    1. Thanks Mary Jo,
      I'm hoping he may be finished today...but we'll have to see. I've got quite a full day ahead! ;D

      Thanks for your lovely comments ~ I really appreciate them.

      Happy WOYWW!

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  25. Willie Wagtail looks quite pleased with himself even if he can putter about on feet yet. Lots of fun detail in him. What a great trip back in time to your silk painting days. How fun!

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    1. He does look a little pleased now that you've come to mention it. So he should be ecstatic when he gets some tootsies! ;D
      I'm glad you liked the little trip back in time...I could have gone a loooooong way back, but then everyone would know I'm an old bird and not a young chick! Can't have that!!! ;D
      Have a wonderful week ~ enjoy!

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  26. In a previous life I dabbled with silk painting too and it was fantastic! I think that may be why I love my Copic markers so much, they have the same vibrancy.
    Love the wagtail, even without feet.
    Happy WOYWW!
    Tertia #47

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    1. Hi Tertia,
      That's interesting that you've done silk painting too. I loved it but have unfortunately not done any for quite some time...so I need to reacquaint myself with them. :D
      I've yet to use the Copic markers so I'll look forward to that.
      I'm hopefully going to attach some feet to the wagtail before this afternoon's over ~ well that's my plan! ;D
      Happy WoYwW to you too!

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  27. We have dabbled with silk painting on a small scale and loved it. It's always fun to try soemthing new. Your wagtail is looking good. Black and white makes such a dramatic picture. x Jo

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    1. Hi Twiglet,
      I do love black and white especially for my latest designs but sometimes I miss the vibrancy of the silk paints.
      If only I didn't sleep I could fit in doing the two! ;D
      Thanks for stopping by again...I'm trying to start desk hopping but I might be a little later this week...but I fully intend to get there.
      Have a creative week with lots of fun :D

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  28. Well I just knew that you had the air of celebrity about you! loving the glimpse into your past...and then bam! up to date withthe wagtail, he's wonderful.

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    1. Hehe...thanks Julia ;D
      I was concerned that it might not actually be in the WOYWW rules showing a workdesk from so long ago but I'm glad to see I got away with it!
      Thanks for popping over to my place...I know how busy you are trying to visit everyone. I really appreciate your time.
      I wish you a very creative productive week ~ have fun! :D

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  29. WOW fantastic silk painting and my friend Gillian will love your Zentangled bird. I have done some silk painting some years ago but not on that grand scale Neesie.
    Lynn #102

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    1. Hi Lynn,
      It was a fantastic way to spend an afternoon and we had such a giggle sometimes too ;D
      I know 'Willy' is hardly a doodlebird and I can imagine their horror at me leaving his feet...but please reassure them once I've answered everyone here I'm going to attach some!
      Have a great time desk hopping and I'll join in as soon as I can.
      Enjoy! :D

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  30. Well, Willy is a charmer, for sure! Your detailing is so extraordinary! And I don't mind he doesn't have feet yet...he will. Hope it warms up soon there so you can move back to the studio...

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    1. Hi Terrie,
      Thank you for your lovely comment as usual and having such faith that I will get back to finish 'Willy'....I just need to answer everyone here plus make up some new cards...then he's next!
      I've seen the sun today but we have a lazy, strong wind...it doesn't go around you...just straight through!
      Saturday is offically the start of spring here so hopefully the weather will get to know that and behave.
      Have a great creative day and I'll see you soon xoxo

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  31. Hi Neesie,

    What an honor to be asked to teach the class! Did you enjoy teaching it as much as taking it? I think just being around people that want to try something new would be inspiration.

    Your bird is very cute - despite no feet! tee hee That way he can't run off your page!

    Happy WOYWW
    hugs, Kay #17

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    1. Well I'm not sure about honour or whether I might have been the only one available ;D (hehe)
      I had a fantastic time learning the process first and then it was great to pass on my knowledge to others. The classes came at such a time when I needed them...and it was great to think that other's would benefit in the same way I had.
      Some ladies who came to the class initially didn't think they were artistic or could draw at all, but with silk painting you can keep designs simple and just use the colours...but then as you grow artistically there's such a great deal more you can do...so it was fantastic to see people really amazed and pleased with their work. Very gratifying :D

      Thanks for popping over...I'm trying to get started visiting but sadly not with much success so far, but I will. So have the kettle on ready!....

      Happy WOYWW to you too ;D

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  32. What a lovely glimpse into your past what fun it looked like you where having. Love the willy wagtail hes so cute. Sandy :) #59

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    1. We did have fun although I'm not actually in this photo...I was behind the camera.
      I just wished I have thought to take more photos of the whole class to show what a mixed bunch we were from all cultures and walks of life ...but bonded by art. ;D

      Hey...drum roll please....because HE'S FINISHED! I've just managed to put on Willy's feet and a few finishing touches.

      Have a wonderful week Sandy and enjoy WOYWW. I'll be visiting as soon as I can. :D

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  33. Silk painiting reminds me of my time in the Far East, where that technique is very widely used. You don't see it so much here in the UK. How nice that you progressed from student to teacher! I wonder if one day I could teach gardening classes? I'd love to be able ot run a school gardening club or something like that.

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    1. Hey Mark that sounds like a fantastic idea...I think you'd be inundated and a huge hit!
      I also think you'd get a huge buzz out of passing on all your knowledge. It's very satisfying seeing people grow (apologies for the pun but I had to) using the expertise that you've passed onto them.
      I was in fact located in the Far East when I did the silk painting so you're spot on there....you're so 'telligent! (lol)

      Congrats again on winning! ;D

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  34. Have always wanted to try silk painting. You are so talented Denise! Your bird is just beautiful as well. I really admire your ability to do this work in only black and white. When I was designing stamps, it drove my eyes crazy! It's very difficult! xxoo

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    1. Bless you Marie for your kind comments.
      I'm happy to say he's now finished but I've a little Jenny Wren that is just in draft form waiting in the 'wings' (lol)
      I intend to do this wee one in colour. The tiny wrens are a brilliant blue colour and just wouldn't look right without the blue.
      So wish me luck...I'm not sure I'll be able to get the right blue :$

      Now then there's a little secret from you, because I didn't know you designed stamps! People have said I should create my designs into stamps but I don't have a clue about how to do that.
      Something else to look into ~ Phewph it's all go.

      Have a great day and see you soon xoxo

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  35. A silk painting instructor? Wow - you are so creative! Good for you, for taking on this role when the original instructor left!

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    1. Hehe...yep Beth a silk painting instructor!

      And here's another little secret I was also an aerobics instructor.
      That's just between you and me...but I might have a few stories to post at some stage about this time...we'll see?

      Thanks for popping by ~ I'll be coming your way soon.

      Have a fantastic Friday and great weekend :D

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  36. Silk painting sounds so interesting. I really like the wagtail and actually your whole "zoo".

    Darla

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    1. Aww thanks Darla, I really appreciate your lovely comments.
      I hope to show more silk painting soon.
      Have a fantastic Friday! ;D

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  37. I'm imagining that Willie has his feet buried in the sand :)
    He's cute!
    How cool that you are expert in silk painting ... I love that technique (even though I've never tried it - lol)

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    1. Hi Kimmie,
      Nope sorry Willie has his feet on grass and leaves but at least he has feet now.
      Now I'm not sure I'd call myself an expert in silk painting (hehe)
      but it is fun. If you get the chance I'd certainly recommend that you give it a go! ;D
      Have a wonderful weekend!

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  38. There is no end to your talent. A silk painting artist too. Those workshops sound amazing and how great to take them over allowing others to learn such an interesting craft.
    Love your birdy even without his legs!!!
    Happy WOYWW and enjoy the Spring, we seem to be going into Winter now without an Autumn, what a year the UK has endured!!
    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Lisax #93

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    1. Oh my Lisa I'm so sorry to hear about your weather...it really does sound like it's been quite a year.
      We've had so much wet weather here too so I think Mother Nature is maybe a little confused.
      Thanks for stopping by my place and leaving such lovely comments.
      I'm pleased to report the birdy now has legs and scenary around him.
      He seems happy ;D
      Happy WOYWW to you too...have fun!

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  39. I had no clue you used to be a silk painting instructor...what fun it would have been and what a fantastic medium. I love the pic you shared.

    As for Willy Wagtail, he is looking fantastic!! I love to see work-in-progress photos so no worries there.

    Have a fabulous weekend!

    P.S. - I'm finally getting back to routine after my surgery so expect to see more of me....yep, I know....a little scary, isn't it?! lol

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    1. Well I think it was by default actually Serena....as with any expat community’s people rely heavily on volunteers. I was also an aerobics instructor and had a 'title' whilst I was there!
      The title was 'Sunshine Lady' and it was my job to welcome new families baring bouquets of flowers on my visit. Everything was subsidised but volunteers were needed to carry out the tasks. ;D
      I'm glad you like a work in progress...but I'm now happy to report Willy is finished!
      I'm happy to see you anytime...it's good to hear your surgery is over.
      Have a wonderful weekend...whatever you get up to! ;D

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  40. That boy has some awesome tail feathers.....2kewl!!!

    blessings,
    Cindy♥

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    1. Hehe...I think he knows it Cindy by the way he's strutting around!
      Have a wonderful weekend ~ enjoy! ♥

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  41. I've enjoyed your photos, as well as your unfinished drawing (excellent!). I'm now following your blog and hope you'll follow mine at http://goinovertheedge.blogspot.com.

    Hugs,

    Terry #60

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    1. Hi Terry,
      Welcome...it's great to have you visit and I hope you'll enjoy future natterings. ;D

      I'll pop over to your place as soon as I can...I just don't know where this week and weekend has gone...Vamoosh!!!

      Thanks for stopping by and lets hope next week is a great creative one ;D

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  42. Wow! That bird is gorgeous, Neesie. I can't wait to see it finished.

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    1. Apologies for my late reply Arnoldo...it's been a crazy week!
      I'm so happy to hear you like my bird and I'll certainly let you see him finished.
      It was cruel to post him without his feet ;D
      Thanks for visiting and let's hope we'll have a fantastic creative week ahead! :D

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  43. Wee Willy Wagtail is simply Fabulous... love him x x x Your class looks a lot of fun with Gorgeous makes.. Hugs May x x x

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    1. Hello May...what a surprise to see you ;D
      I missed you last week and hope everythings okay.
      I haven't been able to visit many people this last week but hope to from today.
      I'm happy to hear you like WWW and I am going to show the finished drawing today on WOYWW and also about the craft fair that I visited on Saturday.
      See you soon on the WOYWW hop about! Have a wonderful day xoxo

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