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Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Today’s painting…one of my favourite flowers.

43/366 Painting of the day, 12 Feb 2020 © WQuinn

Went for a snowshoe this afternoon to get some fresh air and take a few pics…

42/366 Photo of the day, 11 Feb 2020 © WQuinn
Turkeys not sure why I’m in the backyard with them. © WQuinn 2020
Tracks in the snow. © WQuinn 2020

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The view outside my window this morning was one of my favourites…Blue-grey sky, white snow, green trees, and an old fence. I took a few pictures, knowing I’d paint it later, and here it is.

42/366 Painting of the day, 11 Feb 2020 © WQuinn
The inspiration for today’s painting © WQuinn 2020

And today’s photo is of tonight’s glorious sunset that completely surprised me. After a mostly overcast day, I resigned myself to the fact I wouldn’t be seeing a sunset tonight. This was a happy surprise!

42/366 Photo of the day, 11 Feb 2020 © WQuinn
Another picture of tonight’s sunset © WQuinn 2020

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Friday, 7 February 2020

38/366 Painting of the day, 7 Feb 2020 © WQuinn

As much as we need cities and buildings to live and work in, we need nature more.

38/366 Photo of the day, 7 Feb 2020 © WQuinn

My sweet Ashes looking for a cuddle break. I love teleworking!

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Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Two evenings in a row now, I have almost quit the project. Just because I’m tired or not into it. And then I see a painting hanging on the wall and think… You’ve been doing this every day for over a year… Going to quit now???

So tonight, I sighed, sat at the table and stared at a blank canvas for what seemed like a long time, waiting for an idea but nothing came. Then I really thought it was time to call it quits.

Instead, I picked up my phone, opened Pinterest and looked at my painting inspiration board for ideas and I saw it! I knew what I was going to paint.

35/366 Painting of the day, 4 Feb 2020 © WQuinn

I love this quote. The first time I read it I thought…YES! Someone else gets it. This is exactly how I feel when I’m in nature, in the forest, hanging with the trees!

This evening’s sunset is photo of the day:

35/366 Photo of the day, 4 Feb 2020 © WQuinn