19 February, 2012

Once upon a time . . .

Once upon a time . . .
there lived a mother who really wanted to write a story.   She wrote and wrote and wrote - ideas, inspirations, and snippets of conversations, in a notebook.   She wasn't much of a painter so she used her daughter as a model for the illustrations.  

She sketched . . . 

and sketched some more . . .

doodling and erasing a lot of the time.

She used watercolors to add color to the sketches she liked,

and then started typing and typing and typing.  

Wish me luck!  


  1. Oh this is so good!!!! Brilliant Karen. you are fantastic!!! Keep going! Good luck from Ireland!!!!

    1. Thank you! I am fretting about it a little bit. But, nothing ventured, nothing gained, right? : )

  2. Your illustrations are so very beautiful and have such a peaceful feel to them! Good luck with the book!!

  3. You ARE an artist! Can't wait to see the book!


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