Archive for March 1st, 2008

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Wonderful artwork!

A few months ago I came across a photograph in Flickr which compelled me to look at all the others in the set. It was a drawing of a dog, coloured with watercolours, but with a fluency and skill I could never aspire to. Since then I have become a big fan of this artist’s work and recently purchased some original work from her Etsy shop.

The artist is C.J.Kurtzrock, otherwise known as Janey from Janey’s Journal,  http://janeysjourney.typepad.com/ . Recently she has embarked on a new project which she calls a zine (thing). Basically she is working very hard to produce little booklets of her art – prints of her drawings which she handpaints with water colours. The first one was produced in January of this year, and was called 15 Meows and 1 Woof. The second one which came out a month later is called 15 Woofs and 1 Meow. I have been lucky enough to purchase a copy of each from her Etsy shop and I an entranced by them.  Here are some random photos to illustrate what I mean.

cat.jpg                little-blue-dog.jpg             yellow-dog.jpg                  

 

middle-page-spread.jpg

 

thank-you-cards-007.jpg

zine-2.jpg 

I love Janey’s work and her blog is fun too. If you would like to know more about her, visit her blog http://janeysjourney.typepad.com ,

or her Flickr gallery  http://www.flickr.com/people/74473522@N00/

 or her shop at Etsy  http://janeysjourney.etsy.com/

Meanwhile Janey, thank you for brightening my world and making me smile 🙂

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