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pretty prints


Alrighty.

Here are the prints I’ve been working on lately.

The betta fish piece was a trial run of printing on painted paper. I thought the multicolored effect suited the fish.

I had it painted from a previous project I was working on and hadn’t used.

It’s painted with watercolors, salt for effect, and cheese cloth for texture.

At the moment, there are only two using this background effect, but I plan on doing up more sometime in the near future.

Next, my Magnolia’s.

I wanted to do something with a subtler touch, so I went with yellow, white, and silver.

Finally, the pomegranate.

I wanted this piece to be rich and warm so I went with red and gold.

All in all, I think they turned out pretty well.

Here they are laid out to dry.

Well, that’s it for today.

I’m off to work on something new though I ┬ádon’t yet know what.

Cheers!

Amanda

#5 of Life Simplified


Sometimes things feel so complicated.

The weight of life weighs heavy on you

and you don’t want to get out of bed

let alone go through another day.

You just pray to God hoping something will change

so you can see the light.

So you can bare the light.

This is where I’ve been.

I want to dedicate this piece to my husband.

Who in my darkest hour

when I didn’t think I could go on

reached out with his heart and saved me.

I love you.

You are my knight in shining armor.

“Save Me” #5 of the Life Simplified series. Continue reading

#1 of Life Simplified


*Gasp* I haven’t posted for a few days!

Hubby and I went away camping in Banff for the long weekend. Much needed R&R/alone time was had.

Although, as is standard with my luck, it rained and snowed. Yes, you did read that right.

Regardless of what you’ve heard, love alone won’t keep you warm at night. Well at least not in a tent, during said rain and snow without some good blankets and sleeping bags. Aside from the chilliness, it was quite enjoyable.

Anyway, the whole reason I was posting wasn’t to tell you about my weekend but to show you the first finished installment in the “Life Simplified” series. I was racking my brain over what to title each of the pieces and I realized that I’m doing a series called “Life Simplified” so I should focus on the basics. Since the series involves couples, the basics should be relational.

So what’s one of the major needs in a relationship? To make it easier for my female readership (who will instinctively say something more metaphysical) I’ll give you a hint. What would your man “honestly” answer? Yup, you guessed it. I’m starting the ball rolling with sex! Continue reading