Sunday, 31 August 2008

Only two more sleeps and I start doing so serious drawing! Yeah! No more excuses. I think I'm scared! What if my apples start to look like tomatoes and my tomatoes like people. I've been having more than a few nightmares about this. Well, if all else fails, there's always "Welcome to Walmart!"

This is along the beach in Aylmer. Now that we are finally getting summer it's a nice place to visit. Yes, again, the beauty is in Quebec.

Saturday, 30 August 2008

"I just wanna sit on the edge and put my feet in the pool." says 4 of 4.

Sound familiar?! Well, next thing I know there's a dog and 6 year old treading water in the deep end of a friends pool.

She had a very wet half hour walk home.

I've gotta stay away from water.

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

All Dry

Not So Much!

"I just wanna get my feet wet Mom!"

Famous last words as she falls into the water. I managed to get the whole progression of the event. Talk about lucky shot!

Mr. P. suggested that we go to the marina on the Quebec side. That's Ontario just across the river.

Monday, 25 August 2008

One week to go and I'll have time to draw! (insert evil laugh here) Back to school time kiddies!

Saturday, 16 August 2008

How's that little ditty go?

"Leaves of three, let it be?"

No. That can't be right because, One of four apparently did everything but lick it. She's got poison ivy up her legs, feet and arms? Not bad, but not pleasant.

"Leaves of three are for me!"

I can walk all through the stuff without far. Now give me a poison oak plant and we'll talk rash!

These aren't poison anything, but I thought they'd look nifty on my new black background.
Geez I'll miss summer!

Friday, 15 August 2008

God help us! I'm starting to find more of these nasty creatures lying around! Most aren't so pretty as this! It's the first time I've seen a pink maple leaf!
Fall is coming. The leaves are turning. The days are getting shorter. Soon time to hibernate.
I wish someone had warned me this summer was only going to be a blink long. A rainy, cold, musty blink.

Thursday, 14 August 2008

This is Two of Four with her new bestest friend, albeit temporarily, Toady. It may also be my next drawing. I have two portraits on the go, but thought with all this extra time I have floating around I'd start a third. RIGHT!

One of Four asked if I was going to include the dirty fingernails in the painting. She was quite appalled when I explained, "If you see it in the'll see it in the painting."

I guess she won't want it for her room.

Sunday, 10 August 2008

These looked good enough not to eat! These were on the golf course which my parents home backs on to.

I found these little gems while looking for golf balls in the heavy brush backing onto my parents backyard. I don't believe I've ever seen fungus this vibrant before! Not even on my bathroom walls!

Monday, 4 August 2008

We stopped on the way home from doing some out of town visiting to take a picture of this incredible view. Before you ask, yes, this is in Quebec. My province isn't as gosh darn pretty.