Friday, December 14, 2012

Back on the Saddle

Egg
Sketchbook
Turbo then and now
It's always a little intimidating to start drawing again after a long break. I did a little warm up today on my sketchbook and on some really cute egg shaped Japanese hand made paper cards (3.5" x 2.5") I bought at The Paper Place in Toronto.
I took this photo of Turbo & Daniel this morning and couldn't help thinking of how tiny my puppy was when we first got him.

28 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Karoeza said...

Lovely. And enough inspiration to draw in yesterday's post.

12/14/2012 12:40 PM  
Blogger jessica said...

It's wonderful to hear you say that. Even YOU who I admire so much get intimidated sometimes when rebooting.

12/14/2012 2:23 PM  
Blogger Jane said...

LUV the pictures of Turbo and of course anything you draw or do, I love. Glad you are back home safe and sound and enjoyed your time with dear friends.

12/14/2012 2:32 PM  
Anonymous passifleur said...

maybe, but you retrieved quickly your"coup de patte" happy to see you back and enriched with all your news experiences.
bisou à turbo!

12/14/2012 2:45 PM  
Blogger kat said...

Love the egg shapes!

Love the two pics of Turbo - he still has that adorable puppy face in the eyes! Truly a treasure!

12/14/2012 6:15 PM  
Blogger Loulou said...

Beautiful artwork, and puppy/dog! Isn't The Paper Place wonderful? By complete coincidence I have some origami paper that I bought there, up on my most recent post.

Loulou

12/14/2012 7:06 PM  
Anonymous Shellie said...

We love our little babies, don't we? I've got a Bassett Hound that's going to turn 10 in April and it breaks my heart. I don't have children, so he's my baby. I keep telling him we're going to be in the Guinness book of world records because he's going to live to be 40. Lol! Cute dog! And I love that drawing on the oval paper. Soooooo cute!

12/14/2012 10:22 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

little baby turbo reminds me so much of lili:)

12/15/2012 3:54 AM  
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12/15/2012 11:06 PM  
Blogger the Blue Rabbit House. said...

My parents own a border collie as well and when you look at the first photos, it's amazing how much he has grown. Yours is gorgeous! And his puppy photo is so cute. :)

Your drawings are wonderful as always!

12/16/2012 12:05 AM  
Blogger Almu said...

Que cosa tan bonita era Turbo de cachorrito! Bueno, y de mayor tambien! Cada vez que veo fotos suyas me dan ganas de adoptar uno!

12/16/2012 2:57 AM  
Blogger Almu said...

Y como siempre, bellisimas acuarelas, Geninne. Ayss, cuando vas a venir a dar un taller a Madrid...?

12/16/2012 3:00 AM  
Anonymous lisa saputra said...

turbo is extremely cute!!! :D

12/16/2012 4:52 PM  
Anonymous Tamedtongue said...

Love Turbo. So cute. My heart just melts for him.

12/16/2012 9:58 PM  
Blogger sbsudbury said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours. I wish you safe travels...All the best in 2013. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome giveaway!

12/18/2012 7:17 PM  
Blogger Estela said...

awwww! that is too cute, I remember when my Fred was a puppy. My Fred has since past away. I miss my foot warmer very much.

12/19/2012 12:00 AM  
Blogger artepacja said...

What a beautiful dog... he has clever eyes!

12/19/2012 5:44 AM  
Blogger ArtZhodgepodge said...

Merry Christmas.. love and joy to you for the holidays and New year.

12/19/2012 10:18 AM  
Blogger Bev said...

Geninne thanks so much for the calendars they have been a pleasure ,i was going to post in your latest post to wish u merry christmas but its over 700 posts lol so came back one lol enjoy the holidays and stay safe and healthy .. your new book looks great ...
hugz bev

12/19/2012 2:17 PM  
Blogger arounna said...

oh my how fast he's grown
he's so adorable

12/19/2012 8:39 PM  
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Hi!
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12/24/2012 1:12 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hello from Oklahoma!
All art intrigues me, but watercolor holds a special place in my heart, and when the work includes cute little birds, I'm hooked.
Thanks for putting a smile on my face today.
Sheree'

12/24/2012 7:27 AM  
Anonymous northierthanthou said...

Neat!

12/24/2012 11:01 AM  
Blogger Pueblerina Rose said...

Que bonito se ve turbo! como crecen! Hermosos tus nuevos dibujos!

12/25/2012 5:55 PM  
Blogger Tana said...

Quería dejar un comentario en tu último post pero como ya está cerrado, te lo dejo aquí. Me encantan tus trabajos, Geninne y el libro es precioso; ha sido un regalo muy especial, de uno de mis hijos, uno de esos que te hacen sonreir
http://miaticomismundos.blogspot.com.es/2012/12/cosas-que-me-hacen-sonreir.html
¡Muchas gracias! ♥

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OpenID marshaleith said...

Beautiful. I am from Canada so I will check out the paper stores here.
And I love your Turbo!!!

3/21/2013 7:43 AM  

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