Friday, January 25, 2013

Water, Water Everywhere...

Yippee!! I finally got my mojo back this morning. Whew, I was starting to wonder where it had gone to, taking a long holiday over Christmas and extending it well into January. But yesterday afternoon my new Twinks from Luminarte finally arrived!! As I've mentioned before this month, I had a niggling suspicion that all my mojo needed was to gaze upon some twinkly bright colors and I'd be off to the races again, wanting to lay down color onto paper. I was right, when I saw all those twenty-five tiny pots of twinkly goodness I wanted to test every colour. I got down to testing them, making little round sticky disks with the requisite colour on them to go on each lid. 


This morning when I woke up, all I wanted to do was paint. What a wonderful feeling. I'm so glad to be back. I got out my moleskine and drew up the new water bottles I ordered. I'm trying to drink much more water than before, hoping that helps in the health department. I must admit, drinking three full canteen's full (27 oz) is quite a daunting task but I soldier on and gulp down water all day. It is helping make me feel better though.


I'm absolutely loving the Kleen Kanteen water bottles. Previously I've been just refilling old plastic water bottles but when I really thought about it, I could taste the plastic-y-ness from the bottle and figured that just couldn't be good. The great thing about Klean Kanteen is they take your health seriously. They're made from stainless steel and can be boiled to disinfect them. (they're also BPA free) I love companies who make great products just because they believe that's the right thing to do.


I'm so thrilled to have my need to paint back. I just don't feel like myself when I'm not thinking about, drawing up or actually painting something. Now that I'm back I have a ton of stuff I want to paint up so keep in touch and I'll have bunches of art to share.

I'll see you in just a few hours with a new APR, I'm backdating this post by a day because I'm so late in finishing it. (I even have to reopen the Linky for this week's APR so I can add my own link!! Never had to do that before, but hey, I'M BACK, lol. Happy, happy. Joy, joy!)

Talk you soon, K? Yes?? Good!

Best,






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7 Comments / Click to Comment:

Tracey Fletcher King said...

so glad you are back painting and these look fab... the break must have been kind to you as these are a fantastic return piece.... very cool... and the twinks are all sorts of awesome aren't they ...xx

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

Cool! I love it when someone can take an everyday item up into an artistic level. Blessings!

Currie Silver said...

wonderlicious and sparkly!! glad you're feeling so much better!!
YAY!!!

Boo said...

So glad you are back. Love those vibrant colors. I am a Twinks fan too. I haven't used any in my art journal.... just on cards so far.

minnemie said...

You sound soooooo much better:-) Makes me smile! We love Clean Canteen and your paintings really do them justice. Happy painting to you!

stefanie stark said...

Your post sounds so cheerful and I truly envy you because of the new Luminarte Colors. Painting with them must be such a delicious event. Your kleen kanteen bottles look fantastic and I assume you will have much fun with the new supplies!

Dion Dior said...

Joy joy joy indeed my sweet friend. xx

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