Vegetable Countdown!

I made an unconventional advent calendar for my mom.


Here is the backboard without the veggies:

And here are the veggies:

Here’s my blog post about it, including where I got the knobs and the paint and all that. https://florenceturnour.blogspot.com/2020/11/vegetable-countdown.html
:slight_smile: Thanks for looking!

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That’s adorable! Your painting is beautifully done (I’m also a fan of W&N - though mostly their gouache)

I want to hear the story as to why your Mom would get a veggie advent calendar! Is this a “I will try new things”, or a “I will plant in my garden”, or something else?

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Love this very unusual advent calendar! Never used those paints on draft board, but I will try now.

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I think she is wondering the same thing, though she definitely loved it. They do eat a lot of veggies… I just got this machine and it does so many things that it was tempting to sit in front of it in indecision. Instead I just did the first thing I thought of which was more or less random.

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That’s fabulous :smiley:

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I found them at Michaels near the calligraphy stuff. Any liquid watercolors work great, but these were the only ones that didn’t bleed when I put the finish on.

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Your artwork is gorgeous! I love it!

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Great design!!!

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Very unique interpretation of an old standard. Thanks for giving us a new perspective.

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Now this is the coolest thing I’ve seen for awhile! You really have a knack for coloring.

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Such a sweet project. I love the idea, your artwork, and the execution. Every bit of this project is a delight!

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You should try liquid ink/watercolors on wood. It’s pretty fun…

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And thank you <3

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Love it! This is the most beautiful advent calendar I have ever seen.

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Wow thank you!

The love between a mother and daughter is so special. She is going to love her advent calendar.

Very nicely done!

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Beautiful drawings and painting! My goodness … they do look good enough to eat!

What a treasure for her.

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Thank you.

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