Double The Pleasure

I am feeling a bit like an old Wrigley’s Gum commercial…you know…double the pleasure, double the fun!

Over the last couple of days, several artists have blessed me by sketching or painting some of my bird photos.  I can’t tell you how much joy it has brought me to see their work.  I thought I would share a few, with the hopes that you will check out their blogs and be inspired to exercise your own creativity!

The first two drawings are courtesy of http://createarteveryday.com/ .

grosbeak

Rose-breasted Grosbeaks

 

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

And these two lovely paintings can be found at https://artjillkuhn.wordpress.com/ .

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Scarlet Tanager

 

Scarlet Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

These ladies make me want to go out and take tons of pictures with the hopes of seeing them inspire more artistic endeavors.

Yep…I am definitely smiling.

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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9 Responses to Double The Pleasure

  1. matthias1982 says:

    hehe – this is really cool!! I can imagine how you feel like – very good inspiration!! congratulations!!

  2. Such talent! 🙂 And is that “Antonio Banderas” in the last painting? 😉

  3. Kathy, I thought I’d left a comment here before, but I think WP was taking the phaser gun to my comments that day lol. I was just coming in here to try and grab some more photos to sketch. Anyway, thank you so much for posting a link to my blog here and really, your work is a huge blessing to any nature artist. You are capturing some amazing sights, and many of the birds you see in GA, I don’t see in MD at all, or at least very rarely. But even if I did, there’s no way I’d be able to get them on film the way you can (or on card? what do photogs say nowadays instead of film?)…..Thank you very much, your blog is a wonderful source for me, and I’m thrilled that you’re so pleased with what I’m drawing. I hope to improve and to one day be worthy of your praise. Thanks again.

    • kathydoremus says:

      It was a pleasure to share your blog. And you are certainly affirming and good for my confidence…I have only been at this photography stuff for a little over a year so I still have so much to learn, but I love it!

  4. Jill Kuhn says:

    Thank you Kathy for sharing my art on your blog! 🙂 I am now following you by email so I won’t miss anymore of your AWESOME photos! I am truly in AWE of your photography talent! So happy to have found you through Create Art Everyday!

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