April 26, 2010

Spolight Artist...


I'd like to introduce a guest spot
for today's post

PAT BROOKES


You may recognize that Pat and I share the same last name.

This happens to be the same woman who brought my dear husband into the world.
(Thanks for a great guy, by the way, Pat.)

Not that you might think I'm trying to get in good with my mother-in-law,
just wanted to share the wealth of her artistry.

Pat lives in Langley, Washington with her adorable husband, Ted.
They have been married for an impressive 48 years.

They enjoy a life of gardening, hiking and sharing the beauty of Whidbey Island together.

Here are a few of Pat's paintings that are my personal favorites:

Building F

I love the way the light casts shadows under the eaves.

Kruckenberg Tree

Love the shades of green that blend together.

Pat was nice enough to paint a very personal painting of my daughter
Madison which she will always treasure.
How special to have a Grammie with such talent!

Feel free to check out more of Pat's art on her website, PatBrookes.com.
Thanks for letting me brag about our Grammie!

As always, thanks for visiting.


3 comments:

  1. What a wonderful treasure and keepsake for your daughter. Heirlooms from Grandmas are truly wonderful. Beautiful paintings. Thanks for sharing.
    Greta

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  2. Nice post Wendy! Love the paintings you highlighted.

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  3. Grammie and Pop pop just hung out with us for about a week here in DC...another score. She painted and left for us a watercolor of the view from our balcony (love it) and also left a few of our dog, lounging around. He's a beautiful German Shorthaired Pointer so the colors and shades are great. Thanks, Grammie.

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