Samstag, 23. März 2013

dc EGG




I have curtain an egg here...



coming from the inside of a hen... 




I have mixed yellow pigment into the yolk, added 
a little oil and into the egg white I put some gold pigment...




and paint with this egg tempera...



this hen!

For this week's drawing challenge our host is dear Norma with her theme egg 
Please have a look at her beautiful nest...  she has the enumeration of marvellous artists' eggs

My little twin chicken turns 12 today... so I will find your eggs a little bit later this weekend

and next week I will have a short brake from blogging... so, even now I wish you 

Happy Easter!

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dc
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Now: No 97 Norma with EGG at 23rd + 24th of March

Next: No 98 at 6th + 7th of April??

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*1 Egg with rose... I have made a napkin decoupageon on a goose egg
*2 Hen in yellow grass made by my son 4 years ago


Mittwoch, 20. März 2013

Frühlingsanfang...



Die Sonne schmilzt den Schnee...

the sun melts the snow...


 und dann sieht es bald draußen so aus...

and later then it looks like that outside...


 schon sehr bald... es ist Frühlingsanfang!

real soon now... it is first day of spring! 


Photos of blossoming cherry from last year... 



Montag, 18. März 2013

Eigentlich...



ja, eigentlich war das mein Plan für diesen Sonntag... siehe Audrey, oben

well, virtually this was my plan for this Sunday... see Audrey, above

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dann ist mir eingefallen, dass ich meinen Begonienableger 
bei zunehmendem Mond im Zeichen Stier einpflanzen wollte... 
dann aber pronto!

then I got that idea, that I wanna plant my sprig of Begonia 
with waxing moon in sign of Taurus... hurry up!






habe dann noch die Leuchter kupferfarbend lackiert...

then have varnished the candle holders in copper as well...



  Götterspeise gemacht... made jelly...


und verarbeitete die Zitrone von der Amalfiküste...

and used the lemon from the Amalfi coast...








im Käsekuchen

in cheesecake



In der Burg am Eisenbach wurden noch ganz viele Leckereien vernascht und viele Dinge erledigt... die Ferien sind nun vorbei und die Schule beginnt wieder...

In the Castle at the Eisenbach was eaten up much more dainties and done a few things ... vacation is over and school starts again....



Wünsche Euch einen guten Start!

Wish you make a good start!


Thank you for your nice comments on my willow... makes me very happy!
 I will carry on my walk to your trees soon.

 BTW The catkins outside are wearing a cape today...





Samstag, 16. März 2013

dc WILLOW



Sitting in the morning sun with an early cup of Earl Grey I ponder about willow...
tree... wood... element wood... Feng shui... blue... green... phases from transformation of Spring... easter





Willows are growing close to waters...
 I mistook some poplar for a willow... they are botanical sisters
The willow has got a sturdy main stem and easy, dancing branches with very different leaves... here lancet-shaped leaves will grow after the willow catkin has blossomed...
 dipping soft into the water...  moving with the wind

The flowing movement of the willow... 
similar to the birch... calms my breath, calms my mind

Even if a willow is drastic cutted it sprouds their branches again and again.

So... willow is a Bach flower... no. 38... salix vitellin
 A flower essence of conciliation and forgiveness


 
Even is willow a cure at headache and fever... 
an agent of willow bark is salicin and in the human body it has the same effect as acetylsalicylic acid... so its a naturally occurring pain reliever and a botanical precursor of Aspirin



On my walk along the Eisenbach... a creek... I see a nest and the limber branches of a willow...






I cut a few of them with a scissors for plants 
that I have taken with me.... knowing that the branches of willows are too fibrous to brake...
 the smell of childhood...

 At home I start to form a little basket...












put it on the heating during the night to fix the form... look how the colour 
at the bottom has changed because the mesh is dry now...
and with fresh willow catkin branches I decorate the brim...






ta-dah!... a willow basket.

The drawing of the willow I have made with brown ink and actually I have coloured it with clouds of green-yellow eyeshadow... but its too soft to photograph, sorry.

Dear Carole is our host this weekend for the 96th of dc... drawing challenge... with... you can see where its going, right?... willow!
Please take a liana and swing to her exciting place to see more willows of fantastic artist.



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Now: No 96 Carole with WILLOW at 16th + 17th of March

Next: No 97 Norma with EGG at 23rd + 24th of March


Who is our host next weekend?

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Wish you a contented weekend!



Donnerstag, 14. März 2013

Hinterhof... Zauber








Ich halte Ausschau nach Weiden... und werde
von einer weißblühende Pflanze und einer Zaubernuss in einen Hinterhof gezogen
Dort steht ein Baum mit riesigen Netzen in dem der Schnee gefangen liegt

I keep an eye out for willows... and am
 drawn into a back yard by a white blooming plant and a witch hazel
There stands a tree with huge netting in that snow lays captured








Dann wird mir klar, dass das Netz wohl für das Laub des Baumes im letzten Herbst aufgespannt wurde... und dass die weißblühende Pflanze ein von der Wand gerissener Efeu ist... das Weiß von der Wand klebt an seinen Wurzelchen...

Than I realize that the netting probably has been stretched for the leaves in last Autumn... and the white blooming plant is an ivy snatched from the wall.. the white of the wall sticks on its rootlets...


Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Oma Inge *14.03.1922