Tag Archives: Art

WHIMSICAL COLLAGE GREETING CARDS

What’s on my Art Studio Table? A plethora of collage greeting cards! The starting point for these cards was a stack of printed postcards that someone gave me ages ago. Layering papers & adding glitter & gems is just so addicting. (Not to mention that all my problems go away while I’m cutting & pasting!)

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HARBOR SEAL PUP GOES FOR A SWIM & A RIDE ON MOM’S BACK!

One of the newest Harbor seal pups was being annoyed by a sea gull who thought pecking the pup’s tail might somehow be a meal.  The Harbor seal mom chased the gull away several times & then decided it was time to take her pup for a swim.  The pesky gull followed the pup right to the edge of the water.  The pup climbed onto mom’s back & off they swam!

DECEMBER LONG NIGHTS FULL MOON – SUPERMOON

The December full moon is called the Long Night’s Full Moon because midwinter nights are at their longest and darkest and the full moon is seen above the horizon for a long time. The midwinter full moon has a high trajectory across the sky because at this time the sun is low in the sky.
December full moon is also known as the Full Moon before Yule, thus I have illustrated this moon with a huge bonfire on a Yule log. And this moon is also known as the Full Cold Moon, too.
On Sunday, December 3, 2017, this full moon is also the year’s one and only full supermoon. This December moon comes close enough to Earth (222,443 miles or 357,987 km) to enjoy supermoon status. This makes the full moon look extra close and extra bright.