“Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to what they want to do.”
Fantasy Fish II
Watercolor, Inktense & Ink
This is the second fish in my series. To appreciate the intensity, I must confess that the whole image is only about 8″ x 10″. The little egret is quite happy to be enjoying the sunny day in a Fantasy Fish. he he
We’re going to enjoy a day in the upper 60′s here today. YAY!!
Kathleen Winsor, author of the bestselling Forever Amber, has died aged 83. Her 1944 novel, which was made into a high-profile film directed by Otto Preminger, was a thousand-page fictional romp through Restoration fashion, politics, bedrooms and public disasters, among them the plague and the Great Fire of London. It was a love letter to a London she had read about in Defoe and Pepys, but had never seen.
Forever Amber was published in New York by Macmillan, the firm that had sold 4m copies of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind in 1936. Alert to the possibilities of Winsor’s manuscript, which ran to 2,500 pages, their editors set about carving something commercially viable from the sprawling story. More…