30 november 2010

by Louis Rhead

Art Nouveau Painting by Louis Rhead

29 november 2010

beatrix potter

by Beatrix Potter
LINK     LINK (in dutch)

28 november 2010

~Sunday Poem

    Once I spoke the language of the flowers,
Once I understood each word the caterpillar said,
Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings,
And shared a conversation with
the housefly in my bed.
Once I heard and answered
all the questions of the crickets,
And joined the crying of each
falling dying flake of snow,
Once I spoke the language of the flowers… .
How did it go?
How did it go?
by Shel Silverstein
Art by Florence Mary Anderson

27 november 2010


by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Books and little Bird Painting
by Kestutis Kasparavicius.

Have a Wonderful Weekend!

by cory godbey

Little Red Hiding Hood by Corey Godbey


26 november 2010

~The Little Prince


The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
translation from French by Katherine Woods
Harcourt Brace & World, 1943





25 november 2010

~Yevgeny Rachev

Yevgeny Rachev. .
by Yevgeny Rachev, Russian 1954
book cover and illustration from 
The Fox and the Wolf
.Yevgeny Rachev

24 november 2010

~Kit Williams

Kit-Williams .
Christopher 'Kit' Williams
born April 28, 1946 in Kent, England
is an English artist, illustrator and author best
known for his book Masquerade, a pictorial
storybook which contains clues to the location
of a golden (18 carat) jewelled hare
created by Williams and then buried
"somewhere in Britain."

Without a city there is a house
That's made entirely of wood,
Where live ten thousand daughters
That work for a common good.
One mother hath these daughters
And on her wedding day,
She became a widow
And royal sisters did she slay

. kitwilliams. kitwilliams

Williams wrote another puzzle book with a bee theme;
the puzzle was to figure out the title of the book
and represent it without using the written word.
This competition ran for just a year and a day and
the winner was revealed on the live BBC TV
chatshow Wogan.

23 november 2010


Print Available  HERE!

~Peter Pan

Peter Pan


“ All children, except one, grow up.
They soon know that they will grow up, and the way
Wendy knew was this. One day when she was
two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked
another flower and ran with it to her mother.
I suppose she must have looked rather delightful,
for Mrs Darling put her hand to her heart and cried,
‘Oh, why can’t you remain like this for ever!’
This was all that passed between them on the subject,
but henceforth Wendy knew that she must grow up.
You always know after you are two.
Two is the beginning of the end.

by J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

JM Barrie

22 november 2010

~Kim Min Ji

kim min ji

The Little Prince  and Peter Pan,
Kim Min Ji
Both Illustrated by Kim Min Ji

21 november 2010


I want to learn the names of this place
I want to hear the name–song
Present in every step

I want to see the land through this stone
I want to see with true–sight
Underneath my eyelids

Can you speak me the curves of that hill?
The colours of that breeze?
Everything between the spectrum?

Can you paint me the songs in that flame?
The hidden water lines?
Everything heard and felt?

The land can teach these placenames
Sing the songs
Paint the pictures
Write the poems
The land can speak
And I can listen.

by Oliver Hunter
Art by Edward Robert Hughes, circa 1895

19 november 2010


Alexandra Nedzvetckaya


Art by Alexandra Nedzvetckaya
(1981-, Russian)

Have a Wonderful Weekend!


alice by María José Olavarría Madariaga
by María José Olavarría Madariaga

Click Here to visit her Blog
and Here for Flickr

18 november 2010


She Loves Me, She loves me not…
by  Slava Groshev (1968-) Russian

17 november 2010

~Nelly Day


Art by Nelly Day (French)

~Antoine Auguste Ernest Hebert

Antoine Auguste Ernest Hebert.
by Antoine Auguste Ernest Hebert
(1817 – 1908, French)

16 november 2010

~Celestin Joseph Blanc

Celestin Joseph Blanc

by Celestin Joseph Blanc
(1818 – 1888, French)

15 november 2010

~Vasili Nesterenko

Vasili Nesterenko .
by Vasili Nesterenko 
and a big Thank you,  Wendy for the LINK
aliona-1992-. a-portrait-of-a-young-woman-against-an-abstract-background-1994

14 november 2010

~Sunday Poem

John Simmonds

  Art by John Simmonds
Some to the Sun their Insect-Wings unfold,
Waft on the Breeze, or sink in Clouds of Gold.
Transparent Forms, too fine for mortal Sight,
Their fluid Bodies half dissolv'd in Light.

Loose to the Wind their airy Garments flew,
Thin glitt'ring Textures of the filmy Dew;
Dipt in the richest Tincture of the Skies,

Where Light disports in ever-mingling Dies,
While ev'ry Beam new transient Colours flings,
Colours that change whene'er they wave their Wings.

13 november 2010

~Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade
born January 19, 1958 in Sacramento, California
"Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of
a successful life.
It starts with recognizing your talents
and finding ways to serve others by using them."
~Thomas Kinkade
. thomas_kinkade.
See More Art of Thomas Kinkade?
Read more about his life and Art?
thomas_kinkade. thomas_kinkade. thomas_kinkade

11 november 2010

~John Lavery


by John Lavery
(1856 – 1941, Irish)

10 november 2010

~Julia Denos

Julia Denos. Julia Denos. Julia Denos

CLICK HERE for Julia’s Website
and HERE for her BLOG

Julia Denos