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Outdoor Photo Shoot

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Outdoor Photo Shoot

There are a few ACEOs I needed to take new pictures of so that I could list them on eBay. Here is one of them. Random Thoughts and Not So Random Thoughts At the time of writing this blog post I was hoping that Shopify had fixed the upload images bug since it seemed to have been working okay. Well, it's not working still, so hopefully they will fix this soon.  Gunilla Wachtel ~ Conveying the Beautiful Essence of Animals in ArtArtist. Animal lover. Swedish-American.Kanweienea Kreations Click here to view any current eBay auctions. If you would like to inquire...

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eBay Featured Auctions - ACEO cards

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eBay Featured Auctions - ACEO cards

Here is a selection of some of the eBay auctions that are either listed or will be incoming for eBay listings. There might be more listed, make sure to check out the current listings. Hope you like them! Featured eBay Auctions Interested in these ACEO cards? Click here to view any current auctions or the eBay link in my blog post signature. Daily drawing 11. Auction started March 1. Title: Daily Drawing 11 Artist: Gunilla Wachtel Size: 2.5 x 3.5 inches Medium: Graphite Pencil Artist Note: A quick, motion-filled gestural study of a horse. This art piece is trying to capture...

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Viking!

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Viking!

So the other day the newest issue of National Geographic arrived. My husband hollered, hey hunny! Look! You gotta read this! Oh yes. Vikings. As you may have gathered from my signature, I am Swedish-American. Actually born Swede but I have my U.S. Citizenship too. I like to stay connected to my heritage and so this article was an awesome read. I was especially happy to see that they found that there were female commanders! Girl Power. As it so happens, most of my game characters are tanks. If they are not tanks, well, then I usually play them as...

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A Note on Scribble Compositions

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A Note on Scribble Compositions

Today I wanted to give you a sneak peek behind the scenes on how my drawings and paintings tend to get started. Behold, the sketchbooks! Our youngest son gave me a sketchbook a while ago. I'm making sure I use it! It works great for quick sketches and quick compositions. Awesome! Some awesome things I've realized about scribble sketches and scribble compositions The notebook above is one of the ones I use for my scribble compositions. What are scribble sketches and scribble compositions? Well basically it is just quick sketches to give you an idea of how a subject looks like...

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Pages from the Sketchbook

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Pages from the Sketchbook

KABLAM!!! There was a loud thump from the kitchen. Disrupted from the zen mode of typing a blog post or two I got up to see what the kitties were up to. Little Miss Blazey had knocked over the cat grass. Time for clean up! Okay and then back to blog posts. Now where was I? Oh that's right, pages from the sketchbook! Today I wanted to share with you a few of my sketches I've been working on. Again this morning there are issues with uploading images to Shopify. They have been having some issues since yesterday with this....

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