Saturday, February 06, 2010


Pastel bird
Lots of fun this morning playing around with a new box of pastels.
I'm going to experiment painting on Kraft paper later today.

Thank you so very much for helping me win
the People's Choice Award at Poppytalk in the Affordable Art catergory!!!
I couldn't have done it without you :)

This is what I won:
1. A one month's free participation at Poppytalk Handmade
2. A "The Poppies (People's Choice)" banner/button for your site or blog!
3. A one year's text link from the Poppytalk blog's main page
under "The Poppies" category.

37 Lovely Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sono la prima!!!Penso non mi ricapiterà più...!!!Sono davvero felice per la tua vincita, votarti è stato un piacere, il tuo talento merita tutto il riconoscimento possibile! Ancora COMPLIMENTI! Sereno e creativo weekend. Bacio Monica Ferrara Italy

2/06/2010 1:01 PM  
Blogger Andi said...


2/06/2010 1:51 PM  
Anonymous melissa said...

congratulations!! it couldn't have happened to a more deserving person. i always enjoy coming here and seeing your latest beautiful creation!

2/06/2010 1:57 PM  
Blogger Silke said...

Yeah! Congrats on your award - so well deserved!! I'm glad you won it!!

Pastels - I've just discovered them and just love how powdery and messy they are!!

:) Silke

2/06/2010 3:01 PM  
Blogger Lucia said...


2/06/2010 3:18 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Felicidades! te lo mereces :)

2/06/2010 3:52 PM  
Blogger naoko said...

just received your prints! thank you

2/06/2010 4:16 PM  
Blogger Brooke said...

Congratulations on the Poppies!!

2/06/2010 4:30 PM  
Blogger Caitlin said...

Congratulations, people really love your unique style. Looking forward to seeing how you interpret it into pastels.

2/06/2010 4:53 PM  
Blogger Ale said...

Que bien pintas al pastel!!!

Pero sinceramente sigues siendo la reina de la acuarela.

2/06/2010 4:55 PM  
Anonymous Kristy said...

Congratulations, so excited for you!

2/06/2010 7:11 PM  
Blogger jules @ The Diversion Project said...

Congratulations Gennine - you deserve it!

jules :)

2/07/2010 12:17 AM  
Blogger wkropka said...

congratulations !!

pastels are cool...your birdie is awesome...a little bit of a hairspray and it will live forever ;)
hairspray is good to fix the pastels an the paper. cheaper than fixative...


2/07/2010 12:41 AM  
Blogger the t time said...

che bello! congratulations dear geninne!

2/07/2010 1:24 AM  
Blogger kat said...


2/07/2010 1:50 AM  
Blogger Ilaria Benedetti said...

Felicidades! Te lo mereces!!

2/07/2010 2:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hola Geninne:

¡Felicidades por el premio!

Y me gusta mucho cómo te ha quedado el pájaro que has pintado con los pasteles. Le da un aspecto muy etéreo esa técnica.

¡Que te vaya bonito!

en Santander, España.

2/07/2010 3:10 AM  
Blogger Maialen said...


2/07/2010 3:24 AM  
Blogger Dragana Savkov - Bajić said...


2/07/2010 3:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good idea pastel works on craft paper.ı have tried it before.nice bird.nihan(Türkiye)

2/07/2010 5:39 AM  
Blogger Victoria Bennett Beyer said...

Congrats! I had a feeling you might win :)

2/07/2010 8:20 AM  
Blogger Christine said...

Congratulations :-) If anyone deserves awards, it's you. Love your new-style-birdy

2/07/2010 9:08 AM  
Blogger LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

I just watched your watercolor tutorial video! Thank you so much for sharing it. Great instructions. I will be back, since I signed up to follow you so I can learn more.

Lee Ann

2/07/2010 10:31 AM  
Blogger Monika said...

Congratulations Geninne,you certainly deserve it.Can't wait for more pastels :))

2/07/2010 12:07 PM  
Blogger Janice Marin said...

I like the flowing lines of your new bird in pastels. He could fly off your page.

2/07/2010 2:46 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

you and your birdies are posed to take over the world:)

2/07/2010 2:59 PM  
Blogger Beth Stone said...

Hi there! I just wanted to let you know that I have nominated you and your blog for the "Sunshine Award." You can read more about it on my blog, Beth Stone Studio at this link:

I'm enjoying your posts! Have a great day!

2/07/2010 3:58 PM  
Blogger cactus petunia said...

Congrats! Cute birdie!

2/07/2010 10:58 PM  
Blogger Sanctified Spaces said...

Congrats love your pastel bird.

2/07/2010 11:01 PM  
Anonymous ArtShades said...

It had to be you! You touch so many of us with your wonderful talent. Long live Geninne's birdies, and boats and nature finds and .... love them all. Sarah

2/08/2010 1:47 AM  
Blogger Julie Hendriks said...

That's great for you!!

2/08/2010 5:58 AM  
Blogger Miss Bolsillos said...

Hola Geninne, me alegro de que hayas ganado, yo tambien te voté y anuque creo que aún no te había dejado ningún comentario, me paseo a menudo por tu bloc que me parece siempre interesante y bonito. Me motiva mucho! hasta he pedido para reyes un kid de acuarelas para pintar!y estoy en ello!Un beso. Yolanda

2/09/2010 2:57 AM  
Blogger elizabeth said...

Ooh, pastels. Now we're in my territory. Love the color blends you're getting.

2/09/2010 10:25 AM  
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3/14/2010 7:49 PM  
Blogger Ryan said...

Lovely. I love the colors which you have used. Recently I saw the Brent Bailer Gallery, with the Color correctness in all his drawings. I loved it.

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