The Tundra Swans are Back!

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The Tundra Swans have returned on their migration to the Tundra. Photo near Seaforth, Ontario

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Think Spring!

Blossoms at Marie's Farm_2Blossoms and Forget Me Nots photo by Bonnie at Eisert’s farm

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Tim Clark captured the glow and celebration of spring in this wonderful painting.

And more photos by Bonnie which were used for studies by Tim prior to the painting above.

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A First

This is the first time I have had one of my photos used by a printmaker – in this case drypoint which is made by scratching into plastic, inking the plastic plate forcing ink into the grooves of the  plate, cleaning the surface and then printing onto damp paper with the printing press.  The pressure of the press pushes the pliable paper into the grooves and picks up the ink to show your image.

15777219370_7fa247460715963850512_03d99a9eb5_z-002Karin Alt in Perth Australia has used the drypoint printed birds on the cover and interior of her handmade book.  See MORE of Karin’s work by clicking on ‘More

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The Beauty Contest

IMG_5670The Beauty Contest   – Bonnie Sitter photo

Cows have such a connection with their eyes – you just have to imagine what they are thinking.  Through Paint my Photo I have just connected with Kitty Van Den Heuvel in the Netherlands who has made these great  sketches (click ‘sketches’ to see her website)

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Remembering Van Gogh

Last spring I photographed Marie’s beautiful Irises and now look at the wonderful painting that Linda Young has done.   It is a thrill to think that Linda who lives in Staffordshire England was inspired by my photo (and Marie’s flowers) but I also think she must be influenced by Van Gogh.  Irises by BKS(1)Bonnie’s photo

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