Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Yellow Bird!

Macaron with Yellow Bird, watercolor on paper, 9" x 11 1/2"


Yesterday Corey linked me using the words "Yellow Bird"
She wrote, Wear a green hat with
a yellow bird on top. I wanted to be linked with the phrase, "Pass out chocolate kisses" I was a little put out.

Ladurée Green Box with Yellow Bird, watercolor, 9" x 11 1/2"
But today I remembered I AM making an awful lot of YELLOW BIRD paintings. Because of this silly yellow wind-up bird I bought in a kid's shop.

I got a bunch more wind-up birds in the mail yesterday that I'd bought on ebay.
I had to go to the post office to pick them up...
I was a little put out :(

The mailperson me left one of those pink notes saying "Final Notice"
Hello? Didn't you mean to write "This is the ONLY Notice you're gonna get"?
And of course I WAS home when mailperson stuck up the note AND DID NOT ring my doorbell. I was a little put out :(
At the post office I had to show a picture ID to get my boxes..
I was a little put out :( But the boxes were addressed to PARIS BREAKFASTS!!! Weeeeeeeeeeeee! We exist! :) Fortunately I did have my
MOOOO cards with me and they have my blog name on them.
Ladurée Green Box with Blue Bird, watercolor, 9" x 11 1/2"
And when I saw the size of the boxes my little birds came in??
Well I was REALLY taken aback :(
Two HUGE boxes!
One you could of put a horse in!!! I had to open them in front of everyone and I couldn't stop giggling :) I couldn't even find the birds for all the packing peanuts!? And then...
There they were!
My new darling birds :)
And one is a YELLOW BIRD.
Well, sort of..He quacks occasionally, well once so far... I ran to Fauchon to get macarons to make more bird + mac watercolors. I keep eating my stilllifes...
*Speaking of YELLOW BIRDS, please don't forget the Menu For HopeIII We have just till December 22 to help.
And my YELLOW BIRD is waiting for a new home...

14 comments:

  1. A little bird told me that you are so funny. It also told me you are a good painter. I tried to put salt on it's tail and catch it for you but it flew away!

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  2. Anonymous9:10 AM

    YELLOW BIRD,
    YELLOW BIRD,
    Flying in the sky,
    Or sitting on a greenhat up high.
    Did you escape your canary cage?
    Is some one in a rage?
    Come back litte Yellow Bird.
    Don't be a nerd...
    In the Theater of the Absurd!

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  3. oh love your yellow birdies!

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  4. What a delightful post, and such a wonderful flock!!! I love that they show up in unexpected places in your art... a new signature perhaps???

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  5. What a fun post!! Love your paintings and how you have displayed them!

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  6. Mailpersons all over the globe seem to love that game of "Let's ruin the customer's day". :-(
    One of the stands at the Schönbrunn Christmas market is selling nothing but those old-fashioned tin-toys. My brother got a so-called monkey-calculator there the other day. Are you looking for any particular birds (I mean besides yellow ones *g*)?

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  7. you make me laugh! ;o)

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  8. PB
    This post is delightful, full of surprises! I love how you placed the little birds in and about your paintings and photos! Clever!
    The way the little birds are looking at one another I can imagine their conversations!
    Your including this symbol, " :( " made me crack up! Funny post, talented you!
    Gee, if I link you to Chocolate kisses what will you paint for us? I doubt it would make me giggle as much as this one did!

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  9. What is that little bird thinking while looking at that macaroon? The expression on his face is so appealing I could take him home but I doubt you would let me.

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  10. Those little birds are awesome. I especially like the yellow roostery one!

    My Parisian friend is coming home for the holidays and I asked for more scarves and macaroons. This blog has invaded my dreams... :)

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  11. I remember your post about getting the little bird and recently I saw one at a stationary story here in Oak Park, Illinois. It was imported from France. The world gets smaller every day.

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  12. Oh, both yellow bird and bear must go to Maine!

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  13. sherri11:09 PM

    Yellow bird......up high in banana tree....


    Have you ever thought of doing portraits? I know you don't do traditional kind of portrait stuff, but do you like fashion illustration? I love it. I want to get into that kind of loose portraiture at some stage. It's really beautiful. I found a book on it recently -
    http://www.amazon.com/Masters-Fashion-Illustration-David-Downton/dp/1856697045/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1293509283&sr=1-1

    Best I've seen (and I've seen many.)

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  14. David Downton has a blog too-
    Continuous line
    THANKS Sherri
    interesting!!!

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