Happy Easter

...and sorry Anita Jeram (the illustrator of Guess How Much I Love You) for borrowing your bunny design*. I haven't painted any easter eggs in probably 20 years. When I was younger I used to paint easter eggs every year, mostly copying illustrations from children's books and such. Last year a family friend broke one of the eggs I gave her back then and she made me promise to paint a new egg for her. Sigh! I haven't touched my water colors in years! But, here I am more than a year late (oops!) painting easter eggs (ok, one!) like I used to do as a kid...and wishing I could come up with my own ideas/illustrations.

Hope all of you are having some days off and wishing you a happy easter weekend! (Did you paint some eggs, too?)

Painting an easter egg...wish I could come with my own ideas and copy othersEaster egg half colored in
Easter egg done and ready to give away tomorrowMöhren
*Note: I reproduced Anita Jeram's work (Well, kind of. At least I tried to...) for a personal gift for a friend. I am not selling this easter egg and would never use others' illustrations commercially without permission and/or paying for.

5 comments:

  1. Oh, this is super cute and sweet! I have never painted an egg, maybe next year... This time we tried natural dyes from food, and they came out pretty well. But I love this sweet bunny in the carrot patch!

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  2. Das Ei sieht wirklich toll aus! Frohe Ostern!

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  3. OMG! That is adorable! What colors did you use?

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  4. wunderschön! herzliche Grüsse aus Paris!

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  5. I love that fat happy bunny! its sooo cute!!!
    And I didnt know Anita's work, gonna check it out!

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