What?

Exactly. What shall I call this post? Or now, it has become, “I shall call this post What?” I have hamsters living in my head this week, really, I do! I am doing (or trying to do), so many different things all converging together, that I might just be losing the plot(s)…

I love spreading colour around on paper. I love overstamping that color and/or doodling on it. I love using the white pen to make highlights… I love creating a character and now that I am sketching aswell, I am drawing characters too! I know, right? Can you believe it? Me, drawing a Zetti-person (I say person, because I can’t decide if he/she is a boy or a girl…) – just sayin’!

What?

So, whilst I was waiting in the Test Centre for Nick today, I drew this Zetti, now known as What?  It’s rather amazing to me and I also wrote alongside it, “It’s very surprising what you can draw when you give your imagination free rein + forget the rules…” You see, I sort of get the zetti, but I never fully embraced it before. Now I think I do get it, if only for this one single character, What?

This month’s theme for Sketchbook Challenge is “Highly Prized”. I can now address this issue because this spread represents all the arty things that I cherish:

I cherish all the wonderful people who have influenced and inspired me, read my blog and encouraged my artistic endeavours. I prize very highly all that I have learnt and continue to learn because I am an art blogger. You are all very special to me and when people ask me who my friends are, I think first of those of you who daily enrich my life – fellow-bloggers and artists – we have so much in common and aspire to inspire and nurture. That’s why I continue to blog and comment and join in with challenges, swaps, groups, etc. And that’s what I prize, very highly… that part of my life that is just for me! 😉

This entry is for Wednesday Stamper’s Dream Big; Take a Word’s Zetti; MaVinci’s Reliquary (latin text stamp).

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  1. Love your zetti boy/girl, Rosie. Great piece!

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  2. Fantastic Rosie- love these artful creative pages!

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  3. Zettis are such fun to draw and collage! But then it’s that slightly twisted, slightly dark streak in Tracy and Teesha Moore that I find so appealing in their artwork. Your Zetti has an elfin quality to it. I love the turned up toes, and is that a cuppa tea? You might want to upload this to Nancy Baumiller’s “pointy hats and wings” flickr group, also! I flickr mailed you with an invite, just in case you’re not already a member of the group! XOXO

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  4. Thanks for the smile on my face and for the wonderful colours.

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  5. What a cutie!! I’ve been a big fan of zetti art for a while, haven’t braved it yet. The Art Journal will be a wonderful place to experiment.

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  6. Fabulously vibrant background and the hand carved stamps are amazing!

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  7. Your colorful pages are super Rosie!

    Brightest of Blessings to you and yours in 2011
    Here’s to lots more creativity…fun and sharing
    oxo

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  8. fantastic Rosie, great pages and i LOVE your zetti character!!

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  9. Beautiful funny creation, love all images, details and brilliant colors.
    Hugs Anja

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  10. Oh these pages are just gorgeous. I love your fabulous drawings/sketches – really lovely

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  11. Brilliant page and fabulous post.

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  12. gillian

     /  January 7, 2011

    Love this art piece Rosie, really uplifting.

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  13. that’s a fun spread! and i love the title of the post, fits my silly gear 🙂

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  14. love your zeiit and the doodling! WHAT if you hadn’t posted it…?he,he… great colours too!

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  15. I love how your artwork is alive with color!

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  16. I just discovered your blog through the Wednesday Stamper… I’m in love with your What? – and your use of colours! Wowzah! I’ll be back for more!

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