Sunday, January 28, 2018

scribal shenanigans

in which our plucky heroine attempts to cheer self up...

At Scribal Night last week, when I saw this appealing new charter design, I immediately wanted to paint it! And contrary to my usual practice, this one simply demanded a somewhat abundant use of metallic paint

The fretted background, and chickadees, reference the heraldry of the current Royalty. The birds are painted metallic silver and black, and I had fun decorating the green border with tiny lotus blossoms and archways.

Once I realised that the background in the side panels also wanted to be metallic golden, the rest of my choices for color and pattern seemed to be much easier; I can use tiny subtle patterns and they still show up well... One of my favorite things to paint is the motifs on their "silk samite" garments.

Ten jars of strawberry/rhubarb sauce now cooling on the countertop ready to put away. A bit further along towards my goal to refill the pantry with food that will get eaten, and to empty the freezer of the stored produce waiting to be processed.


January SMART goals (x=extra)
1 A/C cardigan back worm bin beddingbad corduroy
2 12 jars canned pears restring amber Laurelpaper recycling
3 A/C cardigan fronts Dad slipper fix boxes of tiles
4 24 flannel baby wipes hang envelope holder old bookcase
5 blood orange marmaladeDad slipper resole wood scraps
6 12 jars awesome sauce x x
7 charter painted x x
8 10 jars strawberry/rhubarb x x
9 A/C sleeve x x
10 x x x
11 x x x
12 x x x
13 x x x
14 x x x
15 x x x

grateful to: Past Me who cleverly put assorted fruits into the freezer for future processing

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