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Friday, April 19, 2013

A-Z Challenge: "Q" is for Queen of the Meadow

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Source: Wikipedia




Join Us in the 2013 A-Z Challenge!

During the month of April, I am participating in the "Blogging From A-Z April 2012 Challenge", where we post everyday during the month of April (except for Sundays).  Daily posts begin with the next letter of the alphabet.  This is my third year of participating in the challenge.  "CLICK HERE" to find out more.

This year, I have chosen to do a study on poet and artist, Cicely Mary Barker.  I am featuring her book "A Flower Fairy Alphabet". Not only will you learn about pretty flowers, but I will also be giving you a few fun facts about Ms. Barker each day.




Demure and smiling teen girl with braided hair looking to her left
Source: Wikipedia's Article on Cicely Mary Barker

"Barker worked principally in watercolor with pen-and-ink, but she was equally competent in black-and-white, in oils, and in pastels. She carried a sketchbook with her for capturing interesting children. She once indicated, "I have always tried to paint instinctively in a way that comes naturally to me, without any real thought or attention to artistic theories."[2]  Source: Wikipedia's Article on Cicely Mary Barker



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7 comments:

Grammy Goodwill said...

Just leaving a note that I was here so you'll know I'm still reading, just not commenting. I'm enjoying your pictures.

Stephanie said...

How delightful! Love all the flowers :) Have a great weekend.

Hugs,
Stephanie

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

I've seen that flower but never knew what it was called. Lovely, like the rest.

Wendy said...

The accompanying poem for this one is really sweet.

Bethe77 said...

I sure like the Queen of the meadow.
Beautiful!
Bleassigs

Bethe77 said...

Ragged Robin is a lovely pink. I think I have seen this before. Very pretty indeed.
Blessings

Sally said...

Such a pretty flower.

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