Special Bulletin...It was posted just after I wrote this blog. Every Photo Tells A Story has honored me by using another of my paintings for its subject on the April 5 post. The piece is a nest of hungry baby birds, titled "Feed Me". Please check it out this delightful blog site.
It is absolutely nervewracking to pack up and move from one country to another. And it takes a lot of time. I have neglected visiting my blog buddies, so if you haven't seen me check into your blog, please forgive me...I'll be by to visit shortly. I may be bald and a bundle of nerves, but I'll be there. I have to get back to packing, so I'll let Pokey and TacoBelle handle the blog for a while.
Pokey here. TacoBelle iz doin the prufreedin, so if I mispell sumtin, you kin blame it onher. Evrybody knows our bestest friend what weeze got in de whole wid wurld...Tweedles...Here iz her pitchur...
Masterbuddy, "Stinkyfeet" painted 3 of our buddy pups. Tweedles, up dere, was furst cuz Tweedles is soooooo speshul. Tweedles luvs de oshun and fishes and starfishes and to play in de water and chew on a bone and other fun stuff jes like us. And Tweedles can rite good wordz...jes like us.
Dis here is Linus, "Stinkyfeets" little buddy in Texas, Nancy Medina's fearless watchpug. Linus is shore purty and looks like Tweedles a bit, but not quite so hansum. But Linus is still one reel good buddy.
Up next is Otis, the loyal wonderdog of Manon Doyle, anudder one of Masterbuddy's friends. I think Otis is a Boston terror, or terrier. or sumtin like dat. I get kinda confused when it comes to foreigners, so maybe Otis is a Concord spaniel, maybe. I is a DachsieBeegleMutt, and Stinkyfeet sez I should be prod of dat. I am. It wuz 3 months fore I learnt dat TacoBelle wuza Cheewowwow. Whatz so neet about Otis is that his eyes are soooo big. He always looks like he jes seen a big pork chop go strollin by. HAHAHAHA. Okay...Stinkyfeet wants his puter back......CYA in Texas!!!!!
That Pokey...what a ham. Gotta give her spelling lessons one day. Okay, I need to get more packing done, but there's a couple more items. I ran across an old black trash bag and started to put it with the other trash bags, but looked inside and found 2 of my first paintings I had sent up when I moved here to Costa Rica. Back in the early 80s is when I did my first serious painting. I only did 5 paintings. The sixth one I started was a picture of Jesus I tried using as a model a profile photo of some guy from SuperTramps' "Live in Paris" album. It was a miserable failure and I gave up for the next 25 years. The two I rediscovered are pictured here, and need some touching up. The other 3 paintings I did are who knows where. The painting above is some duck decoys I saw pictured in Ideals Magazine. The painting below was from a photo in Arizona Highways.
Pictured above are a batch of ACEOs I'm getting blocked in so I'll have a supply of work items I can take with me in a little briefcase with my paints and ref photos. That way, If I see a nice tree to sit down and paint a while, I can.
Back to work. I hope to have everything done and packed and ready to go by Monday night, so I can kick back and just relax a second. See ya Monday. Have a great weekend.
Thought for the Blog.... "Our Earth was not inherited from our Fathers, but
borrowed from our Children"
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