Tree Hugs by © Karin  Taylor

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Tree Hugs is a cute Christmas card or print, available from my redbubble store, click on the link below to see more product previews and purchasing information.

I painted Tree Hugs after spending an afternoon at our local pub which has a little area out the back just like a back yard backing onto the bay. There, there are some huge pine trees, so enormous are the trunks that they must be 3 or 4 adults wide! I saw that day, one little girl with two other little friends, running around and around this tree, they were really taken with it, and trying to climb up it….the tree seemed to draw them close….maybe the tree wanted a hug?

It was so sweet that the image was etched in my mind for all time as a special moment, and I couldn’t wait to get home and recreate the moment I saw the little girl in the big coat trying to do the impossible and climb that tree, her arms stretched wide in a big embrace.

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Sales of this design, 10 so far, thank you!!

Tree Hugs drawing
by Karin Taylor

original drawing on A3 acid free cartridge paper

A drawing which has been digitally coloured, in which a little friend of the forest is overwhelmly touched by the beauty of a particular very old and majestic tree. She spontaneously expresses her love and gratitude with a symbolic hug, revealing her love for her surrounds during a moonlit walk.

Just the thing for friends, children, nursery, birthdays, special occasions and something a little different perhaps for an unusual Christmas card.

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  • Amanda  Cass
    Amanda Cassover 5 years ago

    awwwwww im a tree hugger too! love it

  • wow amanda… you too hey!! lol…terrific, thanx so much! :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • LeilaniMelayna
    LeilaniMelaynaover 5 years ago

    This is such a special & unique design, Karin! I LOVE the bright colors…it’s got your special touch, my friend!

    Smiles Leilani

  • dear Leilana, you are always so kind, really happy you like these colours, they are quite a bit different from the ones i use normally, so it was a bit experimental. I’m glad i still have the drawing if i ever want to change it :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Sarah Bentvelzen
    Sarah Bentvelzenover 5 years ago

    Wow! This is awesome!!! ♥ You’ve got serious TALENT!

  • wow, what can i say Sarah, you are too kind, thankyou somuch :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 5 years ago

    This is great for nature lovers; I know this feeling~ Oh and once again; great job on the digital colouring!

  • it’s so nice of you Mui-Ling, thank you again for all your lovely comments recently :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Natsky
    Natskyover 5 years ago

    heheheheeeheee…it’s me as a kid…still me too all these years later, just got a camera around my neck now!
    Beautiful Karin…hugzzz…

  • haha..i must have been channelling you then Natsky :) …thank you so much …. of course it would have to remind me of you…out there in the rainforest….in the cool greens…slipping on the moss and snuggling up to rocks and trees… RB’s own little tree hugger…and there is another one….Jan Landers… the biggest tree hugger of them all… you two would probably get along really nicely!! :) xxx

    – © Karin Taylor

  • webbie
    webbieover 5 years ago

    Just so sweet her…just to cute :) hugggggggz

  • aw, thank you so very much webbie, so happy you like her, she’s sending you hugs too ;) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordover 5 years ago

    Fantastic Karin, this is gorgeous, love the bear in her back pocket :))))

  • lol, oh it’s so good you noticed the little bear too, thank you so much Trish :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • sonjas
    sonjasover 5 years ago

    So gorgeous. Love it.

  • thank you so much sonjas! :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • itsallgoodamanda
    itsallgoodamandaover 5 years ago

    As usual ..Too darn cute ,love all the detail and colour

  • aw, thank you Amanda, so sweet you are :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasover 5 years ago

    Fantastic in all ways!Your colors are special, as well as ideas!
    Great work Karin!

  • Doreen, you are so enouraging!! thank you so much :) x

    – © Karin Taylor

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