Spring time in Auckland is a rambunctious somersault. I have to carry both sunglasses and an umbrella every day and sometimes, I use both at the same time.
I’m loving these watercolour illustrations by Etsy seller Blue Dog Rose. Whimsy and rabbits rolled into one. You can also visit her blog for current pieces. I like to imagine that this is the sorts of stuff Tofu gets up to during the day while we are at work.
Our home is heaving with art. Really. We have 32 pieces on display in our 1 bedroom home. There’s even 2 paintings in the bathroom. Though we haven’t bought any paintings lately, last weekend I retrieved three of my paintings from a local cafe before they changed owners. Now we have 5 paintings leaned up against walls awaiting wall space. I need at lease one more room to put them up in. If anyone knows an Auckland cafe or business that would like to display some paintings, let me know. p.s. Happy Chinese New Year!
I haven’t painted in a long time so it was nice to start and finish this painting on Saturday. It’s a friend’s baby shower next week and this will be my gift to her and the baby. Good old oil on canvas. I hope it dries in time!
Random.org gave me the number 51, but since I didn’t have 51 comments in the virtual barrel, I counted through the entry comments twice. Comment number 51 was made by Delaney. Congratulations Delaney! The Om Nom Nom painting will be on it’s way to you one day soon. Thanks to everyone who participated and better luck next time.
After over half a year blogging, Bunny Eats Design is close to reaching 10,000 hits. I’d like to thank everyone that has dropped by this blog in the last 7 months. 10,000 kind of snuck up on me this week with 2 high traffic sites featuring some of my posts. I thought I had weeks to go, but it turns out it’s only days away now. It’s all very exciting and I’d like to celebrate with a giveaway just like the giveaway we had when we reached 1,000 hits. To enter, simply share any Bunny Eats Design post or leave a comment on any post between now and Easter. Entries close on Tuesday 26th of April. You can enter as many times as you like and each comment will be counted as an entry as long as you’re not sending through canned, spiced ham. I will draw the winner using a random number generator and the winner will be contacted by email and announced on this blog. Entry is open to everyone. I am busy painting something …
The Koala and I have been busy this last month with the lead up to the Japanese Art Festival. We’ve done all the graphic design for the festival, a 30+ page prospectus for one of the event sponsors and have been working on brand new paintings to exhibit. It has been a real work work work month. Well, the work has all paid off because the festival starts today. It’s free and it’s on from today until Sunday so if you’re in Auckland this weekend, come down to Aotea Centre and check it out. Saturday lunch-ish is the best time to go as there will be Taiko drumming and live art. There will be collection for Japanese earthquake relief and many artists will be donating full or percentage of sales. The Koala and I will be donating 50% of our sales to the Japanese earthquake relief. So please come! I leave you with a teaser from my pieces…
Painted a while ago by The Koala and Simon a.k.a. Cracked Ink. Click here to visit Simon’s website. Do you see the likeness?