I thought I'd show and tell you all where I get my artistic leanings from. My mom has done a lot of drawing and painting through her life time. Here are some of her paintings...
Here is a watercolor she painted of my dad shortly after he past away in 1991.
My mothers dad, Benjamin Johnson was also an artist and a sign painter. Of her six siblings there were five who did art work of one kind or another. Mom said when they were growing up they would all sit together in their living room and draw. I wrote about my two aunts who were artists at Hallmark in this previous post...http://mulberrylanefolkart.blogspot.com/2010_04_01_archive.html
My grandfather's sister, Ella was also an artist and poet and headmistress of a women's College in Midway, Ky where my grandfather met my grandmother, Jennie May. Here is a painting by my great aunt Ella...
Here is a picture of my mom, with my two sisters, Julie and Paula at her 90th birthday party last August. I'm the one in the middle.
http://yesandamenblog.blogspot.com/search/label/barnyard And decided to try drawing this little sheep. They are so cute. I want to draw some of the baby lambs next!
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually,let God be magnified. Psalm 70:4
Much Joy! Jennifer