Tuesday, April 10, 2012


In my New Years Day post, 
I said I would try to do something new each day
 or complete a project to keep things moving forward. 
Something that I haven't done in a while is draw. 
As a kid it was one of my favorite activities.
So, I was flipping through a recent National Geographic, 
my favorite magazine,
and found a photo of a cow.
I thought she was so pretty, I had to try my hand at drawing again.

I know it's not perfect, but I enjoyed working on her.
Isn't she cute?

Now that the weather is warming up,
I'd like to take some of my own photos of farm animals to draw from.
Maybe I'll take a trip with some friends to a local dairy or horse farm next week.
Sounds like fun, doesn't it?
I don't know where my activities will take me, but I'm going to enjoy the journey!
Hope you're having a great week!


Gloria said...

I think is soooo cute!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Oh Lynn, you did a great job on the cow. You will enjoy taking pictures of animals to draw. Keep up the good work.
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Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

I was just reading on how good it is for our brains as we age to continue to learn and study new things. I think your bessie is adorable. A very good likeness of a pig. Just kidding. It is a beautiful horse. Okay I am sorry just couldn't help it. You did great and you should frame it. You know I am kidding you right? Please don't be mad. I am personally a terrible artist.

erin said...

art is never "perfect"...that is why it is art! your bessie is cute!! i love taking myself on art field trips...have fun on your photo journey and i can't wait to see more of your creations!

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful your work!
Nothing is small when performed with love!
A happy Wednesday to you!

My Little Home and Garden said...

Lynn, if only I could draw like that! I think your idea of taking your own photos and making drawings is a wonderful one. I remember your New Year's post and being inspired by it. Alas, I haven't followed through on "creativity" very much. Thanks for the nudge!

Cozy Little House said...

Oh, I love the cow! Looks just like my kind of style.

chateau chic said...

Lynn, Your drawing is wonderful! Love it.
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Mary Alice

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

It looks perfect to me! And I LOVE cows. She looks very sweet.

Red Rose. said...

She is so cute! Your drawing is great! I look forward to seeing your photos of animals.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I love your drawing and think you did a great job. There is a wonderful satisfaction that comes from sketching!

Babs said...

Lynn, Your drawing of the cow is really good. How much fun to have your talent and enjoy it.
My son is an artist, but he didn't get the talent from me. :)
Have fun and keep on drawing,

Kentish Keg-Meg said...

That's so lovely. Wish I could draw.

Cindy said...

That is a great drawing of a cow, very realistic. You are good lady!
Hugs, Cindy

Daniella said...

Holy Cow! You are just joking that you haven't drawn anything in a while, right? That is amazing!!! You are so talented!

Cottage and Broome said...

Lynn, you should be drawing everyday with talent like yours, what you are working on looks wonderful. Looks like you had fun a t the farm this weekend too, great photos, Laura

Anonymous said...

This is wonderful, very good drawing.

Sandy said...

Wow! Your drawing skills aren't rusty at all! Great rendering of the cow. I adore cows and have fond memories of my grandparents farm in upstate New York. The neighbors had cows and I loved them.