Monthly Archives: December 2016

Haiku – 5.7.5 – New Year

 

The Prayer by ©bubug - DeviantArt

The Prayer by ©bubug – DeviantArt


New Year


The time is flowing away

rain drops are slowly falling like tears

new beginning the New Year

©CR

Haiku 5.7.5

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Meet and Greet Fridays… Week #43

CAKE - Panettone Day 12 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

CAKE – Panettone Day 12 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Week #43 – MEET and GREET Fridays…

Welcome everyone to our weekly Meet and Greet Fridays, I can’t believe this is Week #43 last week of the 2016!

I am very happy that you found your way  here especially if is your first time on my Blog, thank you for stopping by! This event did brings joy every week  for the last 43 weeks many months of a great Meet and Greet  Fridays many new connections and friends has been made! I am always so happy to see all of you here. I hope that your Christmas week passed well and now is time to relax a little before the Night of the New Year coming. 🙂

Meet and Greet is a time to connect with new and old Blogs! Please post your Blog link in the comments!

Thank you for your participation and for all the reblogs, Twitter, Facebook and any social media where you share!
That’s awesome of you to help sharing this and keep the event going! ❤

Spread the voice and invite your friends to leave their links here!

Everyone is welcome and if you are new to this, please read all the details on the Meet and Greet Fridays Home Page! Anytime check the Archive at the bottom of the page there are the links to all the #43 Weeks listed, there you can always come back to the latest week post!

  • Reminder: this weekly event is linked to And Featured is…a monthly event that I host here on yesterdayafter.com  usually each 2nd Saturday of the month but sorry because lately that event has been on hold for a while.

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If you would like to introduce your Blog, meet other great bloggers, and have the opportunity to be considered for the month selection of  “The Featured of the Month” please leave a comment on this post with your Blog link!

 

I wish you a wonderful weekend and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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SLIPPERS Day 30 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

 

SLEEPERS Day 30 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

SLIPPERS Day 30 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

     


– Winter Wonderland – Day 30 COZY SLIPPERS

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 30/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “SLIPPERS”  I am joining  doodlewash  

Today is day 30 wow one more day to go, I am so happy that between all the hustle and bustle of the Holidays I was able to manage to paint every day and met this month challenge! Now I have a lovely Winter Wonderland illustrated sketchbook and it can turn in so many beautiful things! For today painting prompt, I painted my own cozy slippers that I am wearing! Today we are having some rain here in Southern California, yesterday was very windy, here the weather change by the day but at least these last days temperature are a bit cooler which is great and I love to feel an appearance of Winter! ❤

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 30 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

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ICICLE Day 29 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

ICICLE 29 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

ICICLE 29 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

 

– Winter Wonderland – Day 29 ICICLE

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 29/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “ICICLE”  I am joining  doodlewash

I love icicles they have something magical, the see through the ice, the reflection with the sunlight, is amazing how the nature is able to shape icy forms on the trees or on everything that is captured inside during freezing temperatures in a icy snow storm! 

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 29 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

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MITTENS Day 28 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

   

MITTENS 28 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

MITTENS 28 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

   


– Winter Wonderland – Day 28 MITTENS

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 28/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “MITTENS”  I am joining  doodlewash  

Today my watercolor took two pages of my tiny sketchbook and my painting is in Manga/Anime Japanese Style. It is always lots of fun creating Manga, my girl is wearing some red mittens to keep her warm while wrapped in a blue cape!

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 28 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

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Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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Gift Day 25 – Ice Skates Day 26 – Scarf Day 27 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

Gift Day 25 - Ice Skates Day 26 - Scarf Day 27 Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Gift Day 25 – Ice Skates Day 26 – Scarf Day 27 Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

 

– Winter Wonderland –
Day 25 GIFT – Day 26 ICE SKATES – Day 27 SCARF

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 27/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “WRAPPING PAPER”  I am joining  doodlewash  

This post is for the last three days watercolors. I made my paintings and had some busy time so I am posting all three together! Wow I can believe we’re almost at the end of December and at the end of the year!!! Soon 2017 is coming let’s see what new adventures the new year will bring! 😉

 

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 27 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

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My Poem “Overwhelming Beauty” Published on Spillwords

Overwhelming Beauty - Photo ©Carolina Russo

Overwhelming Beauty – Photo ©Carolina Russo

 

Today is a very special day for me!

I am so happy  to have my poem “Overwhelming Beauty” first Published on a wonderful platform and great Literary Press like Spillwords.
I am honored to be listed as one of their writers for English Literature!


Spillwords.com
  “home for all that live and breathe words, spilled or inspired, through literature of every genre, from writers and poets of every walk of life”.

Here you can read my Published Poem:  Overwhelming Beauty

 

I want to thank the editor of Spillwords for choosing and publish my poem. Thank you!

Please If you have the time and opportunity, head over Spillwords.com and check it out it is a very interesting platform where you can have some good reading!

 

Thank you for reading have a wonderful day!

©Carolina Russo

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©YLIA ADVENTURES – Merry Christmas!


MERRY CHIRSTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

©YLIA ADVENTURES – Christmas

Ylia Adventures "Merry Christmas" - Watercolor ink ©Carolina Russo

Ylia Adventures “Merry Christmas” – Watercolor ink ©Carolina Russo

LIGHT – “Bring out the light within you and shine upon all…” ©CR

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 ©YLIA ADVENTURES  Fine Art Prints are available in  Limited Edition!

 For all the info, price and details please check out the dedicated Shop ©Ylia Series Page

Thank you always for sharing my artistic journey and for supporting my Art!
I will never be able to do what I love without you!

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COOKIES AND MILK Day 24 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

 

COOKIES And MILK  Day 24 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

COOKIES And MILK Day 24 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

     


– Winter Wonderland – Day 24 COOKIES AND MILK

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 24/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “COOKIES AND MILK”  I am joining  doodlewash  last few days for this December 2016 Challenge!

Cookies and milk ready for Santa! I wish to all my friends of the World Watercolor Group and not a wonderful and Happy Christmas Eve, I know that for some of you in Europe and other sides of the world it is almost past, for me here in USA at the moment it is the middle of the Christmas Eve day I don’t even know how I managed to get this post up! 😉 ❤ Stay warm and be well throughout the Holidays! Merry Christmas! Let your light shine! ❤

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 10 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

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Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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TOYS Day 23 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

       

TOYS  Day 23 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

TOYS Day 23 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo


– Winter Wonderland – Day 23 TOYS

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

today was 23/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “TOYS”  I am joining  doodlewash  

Today prompt word is TOYS! There is nothing more beautiful than see the happiness, joy and excitement in the eyes of a child when he finds his favorite wished toys under the Christmas tree!

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY


The first 23 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤
Wishing you all a wonderful and Happy Merry Christmas! ❤

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©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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