And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch of their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:8-11
My swap card is featured on her blog. I received a wonderful one from Dolores who also participated. It's pictured here. I love the 3 diamentional cards......don't you.
So today on Ebay I sold my poinsettia card. I'm excited but also not, I loved that card. Well I will just have to paint another for me, huh? Here it is in all of it's glory. I hope the buyer loves it as much as me! Sometime if you are on Ebay, search for seller ID HeyLucy1...that's me!
If you are a reader of my blog, you know I love to paint ACEO's (some call them ATC's artist trading cards) and I love to buy & trade them too.
So if you are not familiar with this wonderful miniature art (always 2.5 x 3.5 inches) you are in for a treat....check out this blog for ACEO Enthusiasts. I belong to the group on Ebay, but alas I am not a dilgent thread poster but I do try to keep up with them.....
I have met lots of friends on the internet through the many artist communities I belong to. And from time to time I like to feature them. One of the talented people I've metis Sallie aka Pieper....she's on Ebay (where I first met her), Etsy and Bonanazle.
Check out Sallie's Bonanzle shop Pieper's Place http://www.bonanzle.com/booths/pieper She has some really cool cat stuff and handmade navajo style dolls......so cool....if you stop by tell her Joann sent you! :)
....I cannot help but be thankful for the most wonderful present of all, our Savior Jesus Christ and the Blessed Mother who has the courage to say "Yes"...no art feature today...just enjoy the youtube video/song.
..titled "In Mary's Heart". For us Catholics today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception. So to honor Mary today I post this ACEO. When I painted it this scripture verse came to mind "But Mary kept all these words, pondering them in her heart." Luke 2:19.....I hope you enjoy the card and Happy Advent! :) You can find her in my Etsy store on sale....here's the Listing: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=11350017
Christmas will be quickly upon us. And as I was thinking what I should feature today I thought it's time to be reminded of what the real meaning of Christmas is. It is about the birth of Christ. The Lamb of God who came down to offer his life for our sins........so today I feature my watercolor ACEO art card called "Lamb of God"
Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. This world needs your mercy. Merry Christmas to you and your family from me and mine! BIG HUGS!