Sunday, August 10, 2008

Fly Free, Little Hatchling!

Anyone who regularly visits my blog has figured out by now that I love nature's little wonders...


...which is perfect since the book I am currently illustrating for Soundprints is all about the life of a little black ant.


I can't show you any illustrations for the book yet...


...so I'll continue to post photos from my yard instead.

11 comments:

  1. beautiful pictures!

    best regards

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  2. That little one ... off to start his new life. Pretty cool!

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  3. Even your photos are charming! I can never get good close-ups like these!

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  4. Awww... that book will be right up your alley! I have those same looking pink hibiscus flowers in my backyard and I also have red ones. Those are my favorite flowers!

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  5. is that hibiscus? and you know i love that cicada! they are really lovely photos, bravo! when are you getting on flickr?

    a : )

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  6. I enjoy the photos from your yard. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Hi Kathleen!

    Your weblog has been nominated for the Brilliante Weblog Premio - 2008Award! I am always amazed and inspired when I visit it! So, I couldn't think of better fellow illustrator to highlight!Email me back for info.Congrats!

    Many blessings,
    Kim

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  8. Princess Pepper Cloud (and her ants) will probably be the first in line to buy your book! I'll be right behind her :)
    Wonderful photos, Kate!

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  9. Eeeeeeew! What is that thing in the second picture?!

    If I saw one of those on my leg, I would scream like a little girl, and squash it. Violently.
    * shudder *

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  10. you take wonderful photos. and those are some wild looking bugs.

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  11. lovely photos kate! i've got those same hibiscus flowers here in new york - and surrounded by phlox!

    so glad to hear you've got two books to work on - can't wait to see the final products!

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