On 01.02.02, I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Too late for surgery, I had chemotherapy, which failed. In May the chemotherapy was changed and I was soon in remission which was celebrated and welcome and lasted nine years - until October 2011. There was progression in 2011 so more treatment was indicated and I am now back in partial remission. But I'm not only a cancer patient - I also enjoy my family, walk my dogs and am learning to draw and paint. Life is good!

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Cheep, cheep, cheep, cheep, cheeeeeeep!

I finished my chicken panels this evening. The little chick looked like it was wearing a hair shirt at first but I added some gouache and that helped a little (until I learn how to show fluff).

Today was an outstanding day here in northern California. Temperatures are about ten degrees above normal, into the low 70s. The dogs have been sunbathing out on the deck -- the boards are warm and they lay there like basking turtles or teeny boppers in their new swim suits. In and out, in and out, they love their new freedom of being able to wonder outdoors as often as they like.

5 comments:

  1. great composition, i love it!

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  2. That's high praise coming from you, Gabi. I read your blog regularly and know how skilled you are. Thanks! - Barbara

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  3. Love the rooster in the lower right-great positioning within the box.

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  4. Love the chickens, especially the upper left one. Great job!

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  5. Thank you so much, No Way and FFyrebird -- This was the most fun to draw of anything I've done so far! - Barbara

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