Category Archives: Illustrations

PELICANS – Handmade Book with my photos

HANDMADE BOOK OF CALIFORNIA BROWN PELICANS – Using my pelican photographs & watercolor pelican illustrations, I created this handmade book.  A glimpse into the beauty & magic of these ancient, sacred birds.

CABBAGE, CARROTS & APPLE SLAW – WATERCOLOR RECIPE

Cabbage Carrots & Apple slaw recipe 3-25-2016 W

THIS RECIPE WAS GIVEN TO ME BY A FRIEND & I CHANGED THE MAYO TO PLAIN YOGURT TO MAKE THIS HEALTHIER.  HONEY BEARS ARE ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS!

VESSELS OF MY SACRED SELF – A HANDMADE BOOK

I DREAM OF VESSELS LINED UP ON A WINDOW SILL.  FRAGRANT TEAS ARE SERVED TO ME.  I AM FRUITFUL & FERTILE WITH IMAGINATION & HOPE.  THE VESSELS FILL WITH RAIN WATER & TADPOLES GROW.  WIND RATTLES MY AMBER BEADS HANGING ON A NAIL.  THE VESSELS SPILL OUT INTO THE LILY POND.  CARP CRY UNDER THE MOON.  THE LOTUS BLOOMS & I LIGHT A CANDLE TO MY SACRED SELF.  – Nancy Lee Artist By the Sea  (c)2015

Handmade accordion book with watercolor illustrations & paper collage embellishments. Created in a “Paper Pattern” workshop series given by Bhavna Mehta as part of a collaboration for the inspiration of her paper art installation exhibit “Gush” at the Oceanside Art Museum.  Note:  I have not published all of the 18 pages in this handmade book here.