Nov 12, 2016

Art Challenge: Winter Salon


deep in a California forest
land of moss and rain
there was a winter party going on
the fungi gathered 
to dance and chatter

one of them said: can you imagine living in a Montana forest
earth frozen and cloaked in snow
we could not fruit until spring


all the more reason to gather and celebrate life
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winter Salon is our theme this week
offered by our lovely friend Stefanie

I did not know what it meant
I think it is a lovely idea to gather, visit, share and ponder
with one another

Thank you for being our host Stefanie!

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16 comments:

  1. Bonjour chère amie,

    Une belle famille de champignons... J'aime les mots qui les accompagnent.
    Gros bisous

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  2. oh this ist sooo cute!
    I am happy about your winter party - I will show it my children, they´ll love it, too.
    Thank you, x Stefanie

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  3. I like you're interpretation of the winter salon and your nice definition of gathering and sharing - eric

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  4. this is beautiful, tammie. I could see them dancing and chattering before I read your words.

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  5. The fungi must be really happy in Montana's magical forests....lovely illustration Tammie!

    Happy Sunday!
    Ruby

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  6. Oh Tammie, all that fungi study you've been doing is paying off in a big way in your painting. How gorgeous -- I love these.

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  7. I think us ourselves are one winter salon! 😉 n💚

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  8. Mushrooms, feathers and pebble stones, none of them I will ever be able to resist. What a lovely idea, what a lovely drawing!

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  9. Such a beautiful painting Tammie. Such warmth and gentleness. Only you could interpret a winter salon as a friendly gathering of mushrooms!

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  10. Such a lovely painting,Tammie. I feel like seeing a fairy tale!
    Happy new week to you!

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  11. Oh that's lovely. I've painted so many mushrooms this autumn...lol. So much fun to paint them. They're almost over here on the West Coast, but lucky these California guys! They can party on. :D Next week the AC at my place? <3

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  12. Lovely and magical. Thank you.
    Lucia

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  13. I feel 100% with Tomoko! This painting is very beautiful, the fairytale is lovely!

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  14. Ha Tammie,
    Deze schildering is prachtig,de herfst de paddestoelen
    puur de natuur, zo mooi!!
    groetjes Christiene

    Ha Tammie,
    This painting is beautiful,autumn mushrooms
    pure nature, so beautiful !!
    Greetings Christiene

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  15. I do enjoy seeing your paintings of the natural world and the changes in the seasons reflected in them. It's easy to miss when one lives in a city!

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  16. Love your mushroom art, Tammie.

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So lovely of you to drop by! I love hearing from you~