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Creative Space September 30, 2010

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Dots dots and more dots :p And playing with the crazy one in the park...how the hell does her tongue fit in her mouth? :p For more creative spaces, head over here :)

Wordless Wednesday September 29, 2010

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Flickr Favourites

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Fall is definitely here. You can feel the change in the air and the leaves in the park are finally starting to change colour (I just keep forgetting to bring the camera to take pictures). I love fall since it means that winter is closer now and soon its time for snowball fights, could do without so much rain tho :p 1. Thirty Three / Three Sixty Five , 2. Untitled , 3. Autumn here again , 4. Autumn 1 For more of people's mosaics, head over here :)

Halloween Dragons 2010

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Copyright Jennifer Rose Phillip Finished! :D and more then a month early *dances* Now onto something realistic, even tho I want to paint technicolour mountains. And it apparently it is possible to hard boil a shelled egg...just make sure you put a big enough hole in the ends or you might end up deaf from the bang from it exploding :p *edit* oops I meant its possible to bbq hard boil an egg :p

Short Short Short

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New hair colour, more purple then red. I really like the cut and the colour :) And from the side :) Love how I can just leave the back as messy as I want and it still looks good lol And since the hair took almost 3 hours, not much drawing was done today, but just have the broom left and then shadows and darkening the values.

S.O.S.

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I woke up and had a migraine from hell this morning, so didn't really manage to get a lot done on this as the head has just recently stopped pounding. This is the second day in a row I have had a horrible migraine, I haven't had them this bad for years, if it happens again to the docs I go (not that I am expecting them to have any idea).And S.O.S. is the only morse code I know....no idea when it would come in handy since I don't have a boat to get lost in sea on. But on the positive side, if I keep up the rate I am colouring this, it should be done before Halloween lol and then I can gorge myself on cheap candy :p (joking, I want to lose another stone, 4.5 stone so far[no idea what that is in pounds], so no more candy for me, which is so hard as I have a huge sweet tooth)

Halloween Dragons Update

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Its always so hard to get a good photo of art during the winter. By the time you want to take a photo, its dark and the flash changes the colours :/ So all these photos I have been taking of this are showing the colours differently. I would give anything for a huge scanner, bigger then A4 at least. But then I might have to get rid of Mr.F to find a place to put it :p

Grrrrr

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transcript Originally uploaded by fuzzydragons Its a miracle I got a high school diploma sometimes lol Not that I'm daft (well maybe with math :p), but after 3 high schools, you get really sick of school. And because school works differently between provinces, I had to redo some courses, and some courses that I had already done, did not count towards a diploma in the different province. So in reality I had to redo a whole year of school, which really made me hate studying :/ But I did take all the art courses I could, some more then once. And was often left alone to do what I wanted in those classes, which was great. And I was always encouraged to go to College or Uni for art (and I would have loved to go here , but not much chance of that happening now :( ). It is funny seeing these marks tho. On the one hand, they are better then I thought they were, but on the other, they are not really that good :p But no way in hell would I want to go back and redo them. You could not pay

Sleeping Beauty

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Well for the moment at least :p She is like the energizer dog. 5 minutes of sleep and then she is back to jumping around like she ate a 5 pound bag of sugar. lol her feet are a little green from skidding to a stop in the park chasing her ball (and a pop bottle in the background, cheap toy :p) And another small update on the Halloween dragons :) As much as I love doing my dragons, I really want to get back to realism soon so am trying to get this finished, but also trying not to rush, which is almost impossible anyway when using coloured pencils :p

Flickr Favourites

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I love gargoyles. the stone ones not the Disney version :p I like having the surprise of looking up at a building and seeing something looking back at me (preferably not some creepy naked dude...well unless they were cute :p) I would love to design a gargolye one day, but don't think the council would really like it if there was a 10 foot dragon on the roof :p 1. Gargoyle jumping from the cathedral of Ulm (Ulmer M√ľnster) , 2. PRINCETON GARGS , 3. Lichfield Gargoyle (71) , 4. Gargoyle at Oakland Cemetery Atlanta For more faves head over here :)

Cows?

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sept12b Originally uploaded by fuzzydragons Not sure what she thought about the cows lol but thankfully no herding was involved. As much as I would have liked a free range steak, I don't think she would have liked getting chased by a bull :p hmm shame she didn't see any bunnies, wouldn't mind bunny stew (yum, taste like chicken!...why does everything taste like chicken?) And a bad photo of the dragon WIP:/ That cauldron believe me or not, took 3 hours to do o.0 Something so simple, but it has so many layered colours it isn't funny :/ Why do I drive myself crazy? :p

Scottish Words of the Week Sept 11, 2010

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This weeks words: 1. bytimes 2. chirurge Answer to the last word: 1. rummlethump is a type of dish, has cabbage in it. blagh :p I seem to have lost my Scots dictionary, so unless I find it, there will probably be words that are more local Scots then widespread, as I will have to ask Mr.F's family for words. And his grandparents sometimes use words that Mr.F's parents don't even know the meaning of :p

Creative Space Sept, 9,2010

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Adding some red to the blue dragon to darken the shadows, and taking the barking crazy one for walks to the park. Who needs a diet when you have a border collie to walk around many many, many times a day? :p For more creative spaces, head over here :)

flickr faves

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flickr faves Originally uploaded by fuzzydragons This week is theme week, and the theme is "your favourite happy" Might seem odd to some people but winter makes me happy :D I love how quite things can be when it snows, how peaceful everything looks when a blizzard has covered everything. I love the cold, well as long as my fingers don't turn blue. Might have something to do with being born in the middle of winter, and depending on which parent you talk to, almost in the car on the highway when it broke down in the middle of a blizzard on the way to the hospital :p but there is one thing about winter that I HATE with a passion. all the bruises I get on my arse from falling on ice :p For more faves, head over here :)

And then.......

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queen of the castle Originally uploaded by fuzzydragons Godzilla turned up :p

More of Loch Ness

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Try pronouncing these names :p Big tongue twisters River in Fort Augustus :) And the sun setting in Oben :) A map of what we travelled: View Loch Ness Trip in a larger map

We Found Nessie!!!!!!!!!!

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Loch Ness

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So its a bit of a drive to get there, but its really pretty (even if I did fall asleep half way there) Very odd looking place to stay. Can't figure out if its futuristic looking or just tacky :p And Loch Ness itself. No sign of any monsters yet....... None the other direction either. hmm maybe should have brought better bait then the dog. And the driving along the loch you come to Urquart Castle. I actually didn't realize how big the ruins of the castle are, I thought it was just the ruins of a tower and that was it. We took a lot of photos, so still have to go through them, more scenic post to come :) and some art in the future from the area. The landscape has really inspired me to paint, so many colours everywhere that I need to put down on canvas. But here is some video of us near the castle :)

The hopping midget goes for a swim

Mr F here. So while we were heading towards Rannoch Station (its way after Queens view and Loch Tummel), we stopped at this loch side to take some photos and this video also came about (beware of incessant dripping from Mrs F about the non existent cold :P ) Also wisecracks from me about hopping midgets can be traced to this video. Also at Loch Ness yesterday, she wimped out of taking a swim in the Loch, so today I took her to Tentsmuir beach near Leuchars in Fife, where she stripped down to her swimsuit and went for a swim (apologies to those who voted for the bikini to be worn in the video, however there was an incompatibility between the bikini top and Mrs F's uppper assets :P ) Yes I did go in for a swim with her and Sky after I put the camera down, it wasn't THAT cold (well not to me anyway) All in all she spent about 10 minutes in the water. Water lover once she is in water, its the getting her in water that is the problem :-P So positive comments please :)