My sketch book,palette and brush bring me joy!

170 responses to “About

  1. Your sketches are very lovely, you are incredibly talented! Wow

  2. Welcome aboard, Violet. It’s good to meet you.
    Best wishes,
    Miles and Pippa

  3. Tara (also Rita Wright )

    I have looked at all your sketches and u are a very talented lady! I am so delighted when i look at your work AND what u don’t know is I am a very avid and critical collector …..hmmmmmm i think I have o come to you!!

    • Thank you so much for your kind,lovely comment,Tara. So happy to hear from you. If my sketches will be a reason to take you here, I will sketch,draw,paint!!! more and more and more!
      looking forward to see you here,honestly❤

  4. What a gorgeous blog! Thank you for visiting mine 😉

  5. Hi Violet, thanks for dropping by my blog today. You have some very beautiful images here, I look forward to seeing more 🙂

  6. Hi, oh wonderfully talented one, I’ve nominated you for a ‘One Lovely Blog Award!’ Please visit http://kellygrahamartist.com/2012/06/16/480/ for all the details…

  7. Your works are wonderful! 😀 I wish I could paint in watercolor like that. Keep making art. 🙂

  8. thepainterspalate

    I know whatchya mean, my painting, poetry and cooking bring me joy too!
    Thanks for liking my post. Peace.

  9. Hi Violet, thank you for stopping by and liking my blog, your artwork is gorgeous and I’m looking forward to seeing more 🙂
    All the best, Liz

  10. Your paintings are a delight to look at – so delicate and sophisticated.
    Lovely blog!

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  12. Hi – I’ve nominated your blog for the One Lovely Blog Award 🙂
    Hope you accept it 🙂

  13. Joy is the key, and it shows in your art – my art give me joy, too, even when times are tough … =D

  14. I’d like to subscribe by email, but I’m being dim and can’t find the spot!

    Thanks for stopping by my marionberry tart post!

  15. Violet, thank you for stopping and liking several posts today. I look forward to following your lovely presentations of art work.

    Take care,


  16. You have been to many exotic places. Lucky you! Lovely artworks!
    Thanks for stopping by and liking some of my posts.
    Looking forward to seeing more of your artworks.

  17. Beautiful header. I’ll have a look around.

  18. There is some wonderful work here.
    Great blog too!

  19. It’s a very good page, I like the drawings a lot and the blog is also good. Probably you have some tipps for me I started my first one now.

  20. I nominated your blog for the new Reality Blog Award! Congratulations! This is a “no rules Award” and you can find the details here at http://ivonprefontaine.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/reality-blog-award/. Decide what you would like to do based on time and other considerations as there are no rules.

  21. I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

  22. I have loved seeing your amazing watercolor paintings, so I nominated you and your blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, as well. (I posted the requirements on my blog just in case you feel like going for it.) With more than one nomination, you definitely deserve it! 🙂

  23. Your pen work and colourwash skills are a joy to behold. I am in awe.

  24. Hi Violet – thank you so much for stopping by my blog, because you did I have the pleasure of discovering your art. And, what a pleasure! You’ve got a wonderful fluid style, beautiful use of color and an amazing talent as an artist. Congratulations and I look forward to exploring your blog postings.

    • Thank you so much Mary for stopping by !
      Ah , I really appreciate your kind words❤thank you so much!
      Love your paintings and I’m happy to find your blog too❤

  25. Glad you could stop by my garden. I so enjoyed looking at your sketches and envy you your talent. Looking forward to future posts.

  26. Nice to meet you, and thank you for stopping by my blog! Really like yours too!

  27. Thank you for stopping by my blog! the likes and follow! your kind words are really appreciated! your watercolour work is truly great!

  28. I think your paintings are beautiful, so I nominated you and your blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. (I posted the requirements on my blog just in case you feel like going for it – http://www.oilpastelsbymary.com)

  29. Thank you so much Mary! I really appreciate for nominating me ❤❤❤

  30. I appreciate the way you share beauty on your blog and I have nominated your blog for Beautiful Blogger Award. If you want to accept the award check my blog, http://thebackdoorartist.com/2012/10/31/beautiful-blogger-award/

  31. christinenayagam

    Very nice sketches, full of life…., love the way you depict nature 🙂

  32. I love all your sketches, they’re all so beautiful. keep sketching and keep posting! 🙂

  33. OOh .. I have so enjoyed wandering round your sketches watercolours … fresh spontaneous depictions of places and objects and peoples…
    Beautiful !

  34. I nominated you for a super sweet blog award. You can see details here http://ahecticlife.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/super-sweet-blogging-award

  35. You have a wonderfully elegant blog, Violet, and your trait is fabulous: my sincerest congratulations. Your artwork is phenomenal!
    Take care and happy holidays!!!

    • Thank you so much Stefano for your kind comment. I really appreciate your visiting ❤lots of thanks ❤
      Happy Holidays to you too and Merry Christmas ❤😃

  36. Hi Violet.
    I nominated you for an award. Check my post http://florastable.com/2012/12/22/its-been-raining-awards/ if you are interested.
    Happy Holidays.

  37. Happy New Year! I’ve nominated you for the Blog On Fire Award, if you want to find out more here’s the link: http://creativeliz.wordpress.com/2013/01/03/learn-create-love-blog-on-fire-award/
    Cheers and look forward to seeing your work this year 🙂

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  39. Happy New Year! I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! If you like, please check the award rules here: http://zanzanaglob.wordpress.com/2013/01/05/the-very-inspiring-blogger-award/ . In any case, I hope you will like it 🙂

    • Thank you sooo much Zanzanaglob for nominating me ! I really appreciate and glad to receive it❤
      Also thank you so much for visiting my blog and liking my posts❤ I’m glad to have you here😃 lots of thanks and Happy New Year to you too❤ With best wishes 😃

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  41. I love your paintings and outlook, you always bring a smile to my days. I’ve nominated your for the Shine On Award. Congratulations – see details here, http://oilpastelsbymary.com/2013/01/16/shine-on-award/

  42. Oh no, not another award! Yes, sorry ; ) I’ve nominated your blog for the One Lovely Blog Award. You really do have a lovely blog – as well as the cutest little kitten-butterfly gif ever and a very cool gravatar : )

  43. Hi, you blog is very inspiring. And you are truly a diligent blogger. You update you blog everyday. I myself find it very hard to keep updating with the sketch. Excellent job!
    BTW, when did you started you blog? I suppose you must have started at least one year ago?

  44. Hi, I’ve just nominated you for The Liebster Award 🙂 Your drawings are amazing.
    […] love the soft colors. [..]

  45. Congratulations, Violet!

    I have nominated your fine blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.

    The rules of this award are at


  46. Well deserved 🙂

  47. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Yours is lovely–wonderful paintings and I am so impressed by your posting every day habit!

  48. Your skecthes and watercolours are really beautiful, than you for stopping by my blog also!

  49. Thanks for visiting my blog and becoming a follower. I am a follower of yours, too. Love, love, love, your collages. Rlte

  50. Nice reading about you.

    Thanks. for visiting my blog Ajaytao2010@wordpress.com. Browse through the category sections, I feel you may definitely find something of your interest.

  51. Violet, you are an inspiration and I love your work keep it on. Your secret chocolate tea drinker friend.

  52. Thank you for your visit. Your sketch book, palette and brush are inspirational.

  53. Great artwork! Especially the ones of Paris, brings back memories…

  54. A beautiful blog with pictures to match.. 🙂

  55. Great talent and expressions through your sketches and watercolors. Feel good being here 🙂

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  57. Hi!
    I nominated you for the sunshine blogger award (for inspiration and creativity). http://insatiablebeforedeath.wordpress.com/2013/03/31/huh-im-sunny/ (:

  58. Just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Liebster Award! 🙂 You can check out the rules here: http://gegallas.wordpress.com/2013/04/09/the-liebster-award-4th-and-5th-nominations/ Congratulations!! Best regards, G. E.

  59. Hi Violet – I just saw a lovely picture today and thought of you! I have a blog that I follow by a guy called Brent and he takes a lot of great photos of Japan, here’s a link to a recent photo that I’m sure you will really like:-


  60. I would like to feature some of your art work on my Wednesday guest posts. Let me know if interested. Tomorrow I present John Clinock from Vancouver, Canada.

    • Thank you so much Carl for stopping by and kind consideration 😃 I really appreciate 😃
      I always enjoy your nice illustrations and posts😃❤

  61. Thanks for following and visiting my blog! I look forward to seeing updates on yours. Cheers.

  62. melanietoulouse

    Awesome blog! I’m a catlover, too… 🙂

  63. I love your paintings – they are very special. Congratulations you’ve been nominated for the beautiful blogger ward, please go to http://www.oilpastelsbymary.com for rules!

  64. Hi,
    I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award 🙂



  65. Your paintings are beautiful.

  66. I’m so happy to announce that i am nominating you for the WordPress Family Award!
    here’s how you’d go about it.

    follow the link:http://kintal.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/wordpress-family-award/

  67. and also for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. if you fancy that follow this link http://kintal.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/v-ery-inspiring-blogger-award/

  68. Thank you so much for the follow! I will stroll around here for a while, looks wonderful!

    • Hi Ann,
      Thank you too for stopping by! I appreciate your kind comment❤
      You have a great blog with beautiful shots. Enjoy to read your posts and looking forward for more ! ❤😃

  69. Your “about: says YOU so beautifully!

  70. thank you for your visit to my blog…I am now “following” you…delightful blog you have!

  71. Thank you for following, keep up the great work, I know we just can’t help ourselves! all the best to you.. Alan

  72. Hi Violet! I just wanted to let you know that I have nominated you for the “Sunshine Award”. The “Sunshine Award” is awarded to bloggers who “light up the dark corners of our minds” and “positively and creatively inspire others in the blogoshphere”
    You can follow through at this link: http://wp.me/p2HDfs-Cj
    I just love your work and always look forward to seeing what you do next! 🙂

  73. I have nominated you for the following awards…The Versatile Blogger and The I Am a Part of the WordPress Family Award. Check it out below:

  74. Thank you for visiting and liking my blog and leading me here. I enjoyed the fun of the posts that I looked at and will be back 🙂

  75. LOVE your art work, so much fun, so colorful with lovely detail. Thanks for visiting my site… and the likes! I have not been painting much this summer but hope to return to my watercolors/pen & ink this fall.

    • Ah, thank you so much Marian for your kind comment !
      And thank you too for visiting and following my blog😃I appreciate ❤
      I’m glad to find your blog and really enjoyed your beautiful works . Looking forward to see your new posts , soon 😃❤

  76. Hi there. Thank you for visiting and following HoB. Much appreciated!

  77. Hi Violet. Thank you for stopping by my blog! Your artwork is awesome, and I really loved them!

  78. Hello Violet,

    Wonderful paintings.

    I have a proposal.

    Would you please give me your email address?

  79. camilla wells paynter

    Lovely sketches, Violet! You bring beauty out of the air, out of a handbag or a jar of nail polish! Love it! I adore your persimmons and the Samovar is also one of my favorites. Malus’ commentary and the photos of him are a delight! What a wonderful name for a mischief-maker! 🙂

    Thank you for following Songdog Dreaming. I am always happy for new visitors, and it piques my curiosity…makes me get “out there” to see what others are doing. So glad to have found your wonderful blog.

    • Ah, thank you so much dear Camilla for your kind, kind words! I really appreciate and glad you like my sketches 😃❤️
      I’m happy to find your lovely blog too ❤️
      Lots of thanks 😃

  80. Lisa Chelkowski

    I really like your blog and so I nominated you for the Liebster Award! Check out the link http://lisachelkowski.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/liebster-award/

  81. This is a lovely blog!

  82. I love your blog posts, so quirky! and your sketches are simply beautiful

  83. Dear Violetski,
    I nominated your blog for the Super Sweet Blogger Award! 🙂
    Please get the badge at http://wp.me/p3z6Kf-Ey and get more info.
    Happy Friendship Day! 😉

  84. I’m glad to have discovered your blog; your work is very lovely and uplifting. Thank you for visiting and liking mine, too!

  85. Your work is incredible! Beautiful sketches!

  86. Wow! I’ve just stumbled upon your site and all your works are so incredible it makes me inspired! I was an artist but I stopped sketching and drawing and painting due to university, and looking at all your works it made me inspired to start again! Now I’m starting with various sketches using colour pencils and I hope one day I’d be able to sketch and draw just like you! Cheers!

    • Thank you so much Katrina for stopping by! I really appreciate your kind comment.
      Glad to hear you have started drawing again and looking forward to see your works 😃❤️

  87. Thanks so much for the follow!!!! You make me want to paint more. 🙂

    I really enjoy your sketch book. It’s a fabulous way to record and you are very, very talented. I love to look at Jana Bouc on WordPress. Her pen and ink/watercolor sketches are great, too.

  88. Lovely blog! Looking forward to see more of your great sketches! haha and the cat makes everything even better! 🙂

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  90. thenerdycanuck

    Your work is fantastic, really enjoyed looking through your posts 🙂

  91. dear Violet and lovely Malus, how are you, it’s been for a long time we didn’ hear you. I hope and wish you are all fine. Please let us to hear you. Love, nia

  92. Hi, Violet – so pleased to see your name pop up liking my posts. Hope you are keeping well and that Malus is fine and keeping an eye on you to make sure you aren’t getting up to any mischief. Much love, Mo.

    • Hi dear the crazy crone,
      It’s been long time I haven’t visited WordPress and start blogging from today again 😊
      Glad to be here and visiting friends blogs again😊
      Malus is ready for managing my blog and I’m sure he is excited too!😁

  93. Thanks so much for liking my piece “Not a Rose” and all the other likes on my flower and drawing posts. I am enjoying your site vevey much.

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