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Friday, March 8, 2013

The Moon

It feels like such a long time since I've written here but I've been busy all the same with future projects! I'll have to wait a while before I can post about those but here's something I've been working on last week:

Love, Luck & Happiness Decal Mural

I had a brilliant request from a lovely person through Spoonflower to adapt the Love, Luck & Happiness calendar for a mural. It was pretty tricky working out all the elements into this format but I love how it's turned out! The measurements left a space at the top of the three 30 inch decals which I filled with another design (of her choice) to cut off and use in another project:

Woodland Mural

This was also originally a calendar and I really enjoyed playing around with the elements to fit the space.

Patrice A. is hosting a drawing challenge over on her blog this week; subject: the moon, so I'm submitting the mural image above. I first came across her work on V's brilliant advent calendar and absolutely love her owl cushion - click through for the links to all contributed moon pictures!

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17 comments:

  1. hello Cally,
    thank you for joining this drawing challenge
    and for your sweet words
    your moon is magical
    and your work looks like
    a Japenese blockprint
    just beautiful

    thank you!!
    love
    Patrice A.

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  2. hello Cally, your moonlight on the water looks enchanting, the water lily, the dragon flies, a fairy-tale, i can imagine sitting and look at this scene very quiet and for a long time, beautiful, x

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  3. Indeed, very happy and peaceful moon atmosphere. Beautiful and, as Patrice already said, very Japanese Style. Lovely!

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  4. Hello Cally, nice to meet you through this Drawing Challenge! Your moon, crane, koi are all lovely. I'd love to be sitting by your water's edge. Have a good week.

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  5. Thanks for your kind messages! Very lovely to meet you all too :)

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  6. Hello Cally, nice to meet you. I like this calm romantic japanese fairy-tale piece, very very nice.
    BarbaraBee

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  7. Hi Cally, I like your moon-picture, especially the softness of it. And the reflection of the light in the water. It works so friendly and calm. I wish you a good week!

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  8. oh, you have a Japanese moon over here, very nice!
    all the best!

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  9. Hello Cally,
    nice to meet you through the drawing challenge.
    I like your moon very much! Its seems so calming... a japanese moon with the crane and koi, the shimmer of moonlight on the water. Beautiful!

    Best
    Ariane.

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  10. so serene! and peaceful just how one wants to feel gazing at the moon.
    So nice to visit your blog :) Best!

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  11. I feel transported to another world gazing at the moon with this lovely heron,Cally. Nice to meet you! -sus

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  12. your painting is so beautiful. when I look at your moon, the water, the crane I feel relaxed and happy. thank you and nice to meet you here! :)) mano

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  13. Hi Cally, nice silence in your work

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  14. beautiful - I love the moonlight!
    x Stefanie

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  15. hello!
    dreamy moon reflection too, peaceful setting...
    n♥

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  16. What a beautiful illustration. So tranquil - I love the pattern fading in the sky and again in the water - so lovely...

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  17. I'm glad it's still noticeable; the pattern was a lot more prominent in the original! Thanks for dropping by Nicky :)

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