Sunday, 9 March 2014

Blue skies, birds and sunshine

Hi everybody!

Here was another day filled with sunshine, bird-song and a loud, if not melodical, duck chorus.
This is a mixed media piece I have been working on. The background has been painted with metallic blues and greens and some spots of gold ink, and the rest has been collaged. The Hebrew verse is Psalm 91, verse 4, 'He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge'. The raindrops/bubbles have been stamped with embossing ink and white EP. The stamp is from from Rhyn Designs, and was a present from Sandy - thanks again!






I am linking to AJJ, fantasy scene, and to the Cheerful Stamp Pad, anything goes, and to Crafty Cardmakers, slap it on

The blue skies were really an intense blue, and the temps went up to over 23°, and I was able to walk around without a jacket, just unbelievable.


The ducks and geese were really loud today, I think they were happy, too.


And these 2 were evidently practising for the next synchronised swimming olympics:



 I took this photo this afternoon, it really was like an abstract painting, with a stripe painted by a plane and the moon at just the right angle.


Here's wishing you all a good start in the new week. Take care, and thanks for coming by!

28 comments:

  1. Wowwww, das ist sehr schön...very nice.

    LG Carola

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  2. This is fantastic, love the colours, and the whole composition. Fantastic photos, too! Hugs, Sarah

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  3. This is astonishing, Valerie, one of your very best, the whole picture, the complex background and the strange birds.
    Your photographs are marvellous too, I especially like the second and the last.

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  4. Wow, a stunning collage Valerie and a super selection of pics. The synchronised ducks made me smile! Xx

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  5. beautiful mixed media piece! Wow, wonderful warm weather for you! We have to settle for beautiful sunshine today.

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  6. Gorgeous mixed media piece, Valerie! I love that beautiful bird much Enjoy your warm and sunny weather and hopefully it will stay as such! Hugs!

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  7. Gorgeous mixed media piece, Valerie! Always a treat to see your pictures from your walks as well. Hugs, Yvonne

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  8. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos and your lovely creation for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 81: anything goes , Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

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  9. Wow, an awesome mixed media piece. As always find so many wonderful additions and details when I look at your creations.
    Yvonne x
    p.s.
    Thank you for sharing it with the first mixed media challenge at CCM&M .

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  10. Wow this is completely awesome. I completely love those birds, and the whole piece is just gorgeous and absolutely what I was hoping to see when we set the challenge.

    Thank you so much for sharing with us

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers and More

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  11. superb collage Valerie and love the photos, hugs Annette x

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  12. Brilliant mixed media piece and beautiful photos of that very blue sky. Xx

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  13. Beautiful Mix Media piece Valerie. It is so well done and the colours look stunning. Your pictures are lovely and those ducks are getting bigger I think. Hugs Rita xxx

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  14. Wonderful and fascinating mixed-media piece, Valerie.

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  15. Crystal clear photographs Valerie and all are amazing-thank you for sharing them:)

    What a wonderful and magical page you created.You used the Rhyn stamp so well

    Love Chrissie x

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  16. Stunning page Valerie, and the stamp is perfect for you and the page too, such a sweet gift! Lovely to see Spring somewhere, glad you can enjoy it. ~Diane

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  17. Gotta love those ducks! Your page is so special--my eye was immediately drawn to the bubbles and the gorgeous birds!

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  18. such beautiful work, its always a good day when the ducks and geese are happy!

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  19. Hi Valerie, you new creation is gorgeous and I love the verse to go with it. Reflects the gorgeous blue skies you had there. I love seeing the ducks bobbing in the water. They look so cute with their little backsides stuck up in the air. LOL I am sure they are singing in thanksgiving for springtime.
    Have a special day.
    Hugs

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  20. Exquisite journal page, Valerie. So pleased to see blue sky even in a photo as it is dark,cloudy and windy here.

    Hugs,
    C

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  21. Valerie das ist eine atemberaubend schne Seite und Deine Fotos werden immer noch beeindruckender..die Disteln sind so schööön!
    Danke für soviele Fantastieseiten zur AJJ Challenge...Du bis wie immer ein Schatz!

    Bin voll im Frühjahrsputz.. bin kaputt und fertig...
    naja --muss eben sein...
    gehöt leider auch dazu, wenn frau nicht grad Personal hat!

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    1. Du arme Socke! Ich darf leider immer nch nicht putzen, weil ich nach der OP mich nicht bücken darf, Pech was?

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  22. Fabulous creation!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More!

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  23. Was für eine traumhaft schöne Seite!! Tolle Details ... und dieses Blau ist wie der Himmel, den wir zur Zeit genießen dürfen!!
    LG, LonettA

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  24. Great artwork as usual! Crafty Cardmakers and More. Cindy

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  25. I just read the Bible verse ---- I sure wish I could write in Hebrew too. Beautifully created and I know those bubbles were meant for you!
    sandy xx

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    1. Jessica Sporn showed a beautiful stencil - I think from Stencil girl - with a Hebrew text on it,

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  26. Collagekunst vom Feinsten, das sieht so genial aus. Die emboßten Wassertropfen sehen grandios aus dazu. Bin begeistert!
    Liebe Grüße
    Sabine

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