Using sea shells.

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  1. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    I'm not a painter, never painted anything but I had some shells from the lagoon and did use some. I put a few berries in one and some grapes in another. Then I thought it would be easy to paint some flowers on one. I bought some little paint tubes and painted one of the shells. Haven't painted anything since my stroke though.
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  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Your painted shell is beautiful Kildale. You haven't loss your skill with a brush that's for sure.
     
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    What a lovely idea ! Great work,, I would not have thought to paint shells !
     
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    Kildale Nature's Window

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    Hi Eileen, It's the only thing I have painted.
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Nice robin pic...and the shell painting. What a good idea and it turned out pretty good, didn’t it?
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Gosh I thought you'd been painting for ages!! I hope you'll be doing a lot more now.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    It's very pretty Kildale.

    And I love your shots of the birds eating those berries.
     
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    Kildale, when we visited some of the Caribbean islands we saw shells that had been painted, and were offered for sale. They were lovely and very inventive, but definitely took a back seat to your painted shell. Keep up the good work!
     

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