Lynda Robinson

Seymour, Australia

I am a pastel artist living in country Victoria, Australia. My subjects vary, ranging from landscapes, portraiture, animal studies,...

Way behind with my Journal!!!!!

Phew! I am sitting here in my VERY HOT loft space trying to catch up on my “bubbling”!!! I am so far behind with my journal and I think a couple of weeks have just disappeared into a ‘black hole’ somewhere!!!!

Since I last did a journal I have been to a REDBUBBLE WEDDING (Simone Aberle and Claire O’Brien) on Aldinga Beach near Adelaide, I SOLD A CALENDAR, I’ve done pretty well in some CHALLENGES, I’ve become a FEATURED ARTIST and my Personal Assistant MERVYN THE COCKATOO HAS LAID AN EGG!!!! Yes – Merv has tricked me for all these years! HE is a SHE! I will have to rename her! (I am currently considering ‘Muriel’ but would welcome any further suggestions)!!!!

I was very privileged to attend Simon and Claire’s very romantic wedding! (I tried to upload a photo but Redbubble is not being co-operative this evening so I have given up)! It was great to meet the Happy Couple who I felt I knew so well already due to all the correspondence to-ing and fro-ing between us since they were all lovelorn on either side of the planet and I was adopted as their ‘Fairy Godmother’ offering words of solace!!!! I also met Simon’s dad Ross (who is also a Redbubbler) and his lovely wife Michelle. We had the BEST time!!! Congratulations and many thanks to the happy couple and their families.

THANKYOU WHO EVER YOU ARE? The lovely, generous, mystery person who bought one of my Calendars!!!!

Here are the past week’s exciting fings…………….
The Junction, Shepparton – featured in Country Victoria

Portrait of Tom Tehan – featured in First Things

High Country Trail Ride – featured in Horses at Work

Spring Afternoon – Goulburn River – featured in Lakes & Inland Waterways

Portrait of Senior Sergeant Greg Quillinan – featured in Colour me a Rainbow (blue)

Silverton Creek – featured in First Things

Green & Gold – featured in Imaginative Realism

Marengo Sunrise – featured twice in Buyers Club and the Best Of (and I gave it to Simon and Claire as a wedding prezzy)!!!

Girls Night In – featured in Buyer’s Club

Harbour Lights, Apollo Bay – featured in Colour me a Rainbow (purple)

Portrait of Graeme – featured in Pastel Portraits, Florals & Still Life

A Man of the Land – featured in ‘Real’ Life Art group and finished in the Top 10 of The One You Love’ challenge.

A Box of Sundries – finished in Top 10 of Paint Off Round 5 in Painters in Modern Times

The Dreamer – 3rd place in Naked Women & their Feminine Intent challenge in the Feminine Intent Group

Nude Study – 2nd place in Nude on Paper in Works on Paper

Above Hughes Creek was the CHALLENGE WINNER in the Earthy Colours challenge in Hand Drawn or Painted Art of Happiness and Joy – (and Little Ole Me became a Featured Artist).

Thank you very much to all my RB friends who have left me a vote somewhere, and to all the moderators who work so hard in the groups and have been kind enough to feature my work. Thanks also for all the wonderful personal bmails and messages that have really uplifted me through a few personal difficulties!!!! I am back on track now!!! This site ROCKS!!!!!

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