Thursday, December 02, 2010

Show and Tell Friday!

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!  This week I'm breaking the rules a bit because I'm going to share something that is not in my home or garden.  Since I shared my trip to Nevada City in my last post I thought I would share today why Mr. C and I took that trip.  We went to go see his friend's wife's open studio that weekend.  Since they are about 2 1/2 hours away from us they suggested that we stay in Nevada City which is not too far from their home. 

Before we went to Nevada City we stopped at Victoria Brooks' studio to see her beautiful work!  She is really an amazing artist! My photographs do not do her work justice, it's so much more beautiful in person! The light in her paintings and the reflection in the water is just amazing! 

You can see more of Victoria's beautiful artwork on her website, just click here


If you are joining in on Show and Tell Friday, please remember that your Show and Tell needs to be something from your home or garden. Please read the Show and Tell Guidelines for step-by-step instructions on how to participate. If you would like to join in, please enter your name and leave your exact Show and Tell blog post link, not just your blog link and as a common courtesy link back to my blog. If your link has been removed, please re-read over the guidelines before re-posting, or e-mail me with any questions.

Thank to all of you that join in every week!



Purnima@a creative project said...

The paintings are so beautiful!! Love the light tones and the reflections!! have a calming effect!!! Thanks for hosting the linky!! It is very inspiring to see beautiful decor in one place!!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

She is extremely talented - beautiful art work!! Thanks for sharing with us.
Thanks for hosting again this week.

Sherry said...

What beautiful art!~ Love the beach scenes.

middle child said...

I am glad to got to see these paintings in person. I can see, even from your photos, that these are truly amazing. Thanks for sharing.

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Cindy! What beautiful paintings! I especially love the portraits of the children. Have a great weekend!...hugs...Debbie

The Inspired Nest said...

The paintings are breath taking. I just love all the beachy type paintings but I LOVE the swan. So Romantic!

Teresa said...

These are wonderful paintings. thanks for sharing them.

Handy Man, Crafty Woman said...

Thanks for hosting this blog party. Those are some beautiful paintings!

Charlene said...

WOW!!!!!!!!! Her work is amazing! Thank you for sharing her work. The colors are so beautiful!!!! Charlene

the cape on the corner said...

oh my goodness, what gorgeous paintings! such talent! thanks for hosting.

Honey at 2805 said...

I've been watching her work for several years now in the art magazines. She is so talented.
Thanks for hosting the party. It's inspiring!

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Those are amazing paintings. She is such a talented painter... SO LIFELIKE... I Love every one of them. Thank you so much for sharing the Artist with us.
Hugs, Donna

bj said...

Thanks for the beautiful paintings pictures. I know they must really be pretty in person.
Also..thanks for hosting, dear one.
xo bj


Hi Cindy, Thank you for sharing such beautiful artwork from such a talented artist!

mo said...

Hi Cindy, I hope you are enjoying your holiday season. Thank you for letting us link up with you this Friday. *hugs* said...

Thanks for the amazing linky party! I posted up. I am also your newest follower. I will post your button as a thank you!YAY!

I would love for you to come join my blog as well.

thanks again!

Annie Louise said...

Incredible paintings-so beautiful.
Thanks for sharing.

FC88 said...

I love looking at paintings. These are so beautiful! I particular love the beach scenes.

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh, how gorgeous!!! Thank you for sharing! And for your lovely party!!!

Dolly said...

Your friends paintings remind me of Susan Rios.
Same style!

Glad to see you smiling and happy Cindy, you deserve it!

Hugs, Dolly

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What beautiful art! Goodness!!!

Bella said...

Hi Cindy I linked up #239, my 20 year old wreath, I redid with ribbon roses.

Your home is lovely, and I just saw your cofee filter roses, and FELL IN LOVE,,, I now have to spend all weekend making some, but I think I may have found THE present everyone will be getting for Christmas, he he. Well all the ladies anyway.

If you participate in giveaways, I would LOVE if you came to say hello, I just finally reaches 100 followers, and I am celebrating by giving away SEVEN beautiful prizes from some wonderful blog friends.

Thanks so much for hosting yet another incredible party.

Bella :)

Brambleberry Cottage said...

The paintings really are beautiful, Cindy. How wonderful that you got to see them in person.

Thanks for hosting the party.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage