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wattle wattle everywhere

right at the end of winter, for a few short weeks, we get the most amazing display of wattle trees in bloom all over hoddles creek - it's the sign that trudging through the mud to feed my 2 pigsters (muffin and puddin') and the cows (too many to name) is almost over, and spring (please, oh, please) is almost here. I haven't been feeling particularly inspired with my drawing this week, so when I drove down the road tonight to pick up my daughter and the wattle was EVERYWHERE, I knew I had to draw some. I also couldn't help but to stop and pick a whole bunch of the side of the road to stuff into a vase - it won't last long, the blossoms will drop and make an awful mess in a day or two, but, so what. This was quick, simple and cruffle-icious.



  1. this is delightful.

  2. Very pretty! I hope I will learn to tangle like this some day too!

  3. I love your drawing of the waffle branch--makes me want to try!

  4. I have the utmost respect for your work. It is so very beautiful that words can not describe. Perhaps breath taking will do. :)


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