I had a vision of a girl standing between the trees with her bunny, staring out at the world. She was neither happy nor sad. Accepting, I think. Maybe somewhat lost and alone. But ultimately, I knew that she belonged in this forest of light, where peace, love, and beauty abound. Girl in Forest, Janna Vanderveen 2017
This is the second, in a series of three watercolor thank-you cards, featuring my whimsical princess with her bunny. I love painting sunsets and valleys reflecting the beauty of life all around. I used a combination of artist grade MaimeriBlu and professional grade Winsor Newton watercolor paints on this 5×7 card.
This is the first, in a series of three watercolor thank-you cards, featuring my whimsical princess with her bunny. I love how it turned out. I used a combination of artist grade MaimeriBlu and professional grade Winsor Newton watercolor paints on this 5×7 cards.
Would you awaken the moon For a glimpse of the queen? Would you open your eyes And risk being seen? For she laces the frost With her silver-hearted breath, Creating beauty in madness, She whispers life into death. ~ Janna Vanderveen
Sorrow fills the silence When love’s sweet iris falls. Come gather scattered blossoms, And cradle petals strong. Let’s raise our valiant banners, And paint our tower’s tall. For Marianne, oh sweet Marianne, We’ll remember freedom song. ~ Janna Vanderveen
I love the bright colors in this little hat. It’s just perfect for a three-year old sweetie. With butterflies, flowers, and a soft fleece band. This hat will keep ears warm for hours.
Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 All my projects are a work in progress. As such, I am constantly tweaking, updating, and trying to find a new idea. Of course, no idea is new, especially when it comes to newsboy hats which have been around for ages! But I am excited about this particular sweetheart newsboy variation. After much research on hat couture for the 2011 season, I’ve discovered that bows are in style. … Read More