which I hope my family will enjoy receiving.
Sometimes I become very attached to my paintings. Not because they’re perfect (I still have a lot to learn), but because each painting has a thought, a feeling, a part of me in it.
I have always wondered if artists who sell their art ever feel the same way? Or perhaps it is just me being selfish and unable to let go?
I have to be honest and tell you I have not visited many blogs this week. But I am so eager to see what you’ve been up to, so would you come by and share with us tonight at HAPPY HOUR?
I hope to see you then.
ps – I am sharing over at FOLK today. It would mean so much if you stopped by to say hi!
I love seeing your sketchbook, Lucy. What lovely works of art your cards are.
Something Nice and Pretty says
My fav is the cardinal, I guess because they remind me of my mom…she loved them! How very talented you are! They are beautiful and I know your family can’t wait to receive one.
Have a very Merry Christmas!
Your sketch book is amazing. What a beautiful way to find peace.
oh my gosh, these are gorgeous!! Do you, or would you consider, selling them or others of your work? So, pretty!!!
Elisabeth Bottoms says
Lucy, these are just so pretty! Well, I have to say that some of the cards I make for customers I really get attached to! But then I think of all the goodies I can buy with the money I earn and then it is easy!
I love those, Lucy- They are so beautiful. It’s funny-that is what talked about today on my blog- that I used to do folk art slates and sell them- I always hoped the people would love them as much as I did. I only have a couple of them left and I posted those today. I told someone this morning that I think I need to do one for each grandchild for “someday”. xo Diana
Keeping it Cozy says
Oh Lucy, these are beautiful. I am sure they will be treasured.
Jasanna Czellar says
I adore these!! Did you see birds and paint them or have reference off a picture? They are lovely!!
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Heather M says
beautiful! how do you make your lettering so lovely and perfect?
Your paintings are always so beautiful. Xxx
Dawn @ Inspired Living says
These are wonderful, your family is quite lucky to receive these…i might send a commission your way?!?!?! 😉
I know how it is to need to withdraw for a little while to recharge and heal….you aren’t alone in that…..
hmmm…trying to figure out how I can become part of your family lol I can’t even imagine you getting better at your artistry skills…they are amazing to me as I have said time and time again. And of course these are no exception. Merry Christmas to you and your family Lucy, I really appreciate you beautiful work and your kind words.
Beautiful! If I were your family these would be framed! Thanks for sharing and have a very Merry Christmas.
Lucy, there are beautiful, and I see how you would hesitate to let them go. Very talented and skilled my lady. I just came from Staples, and bought myself a sketch book. I don’t paint but I make holiday cards for my family and friends, as well, and some of them I don’t like to let go, but I do. It is therapy for me too. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I enjoy seeing your talents. Great sketchbook. Ciao, Belinda
Ann @ Not Just Signs says
Your work is absolutely beautiful. I especially like the pine! I make handpainted signs and other beauties and sometimes I get attached to my pieces also. Its hard to let go of a part of us! I hope you enjoy your holiday! Ann
City Farmhouse says
You are so talented, omg! I just left rather long comment on the FOLK blog. I loved your post!!! Thank you for being so honest. I hope you & your family have a beautiful Christmas together! Jen
Dear Lillie says
I always LOVE seeing your artwork. It’s so beautiful and you are so very talented! Thank you so much for your sweet comment. Every post you do is so beautifully photographed and put together! Merry Christmas!
Miss Elizabeth says
I know exactly what you mean by becoming attached to your work. I feel the same way each and every time I sell something in my shop or give something away as a gift. It’s not that you think what you have made is perfect, but it’s like sending off a little bit of your soul.
Your work is beautiful! I saw you in Artful Blogging and I absolutely love your blog. 🙂
Sammy Girl says
Just have been looking thru your sketchbook images … came via FOLK. How nice of you to share such lovely images and your transparent spirit with so many. Plan to look around and visit many more times. Thank you for this time away and lettimg me visit your little “gallery”. 🙂 Betty
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