Dream Big…

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This may get cropped down, but at least I can begin by dreaming big:)

No, I didn’t take that bear photoūüėÄ Franklin did.

My next few blog posts will share some of the stages of a watercolor inspired from

Franklin’s photo.

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Each month they offer a Monthly Challenge.

February Challenge is, The Hills Are Alive.

One of the most important things I learned from the Jan. 30 in 30 is to keep the momentum going‚Ķ.so, I’m¬†taking it on and dreaming big.

30 In 30 – 2015 Collage

2015 30 In 30 Collage, ©June Rollins

2015 30 In 30 Collage, ©June Rollins

My goal at the beginning was to show up. Thankful and a little relieved to share this 30 In 30 Collage that shows I showed up!

Many thanks to all who shared, liked and commented. You helped keep me going.

Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right. – Pope Francis

Let’s all just keep going…

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Day 28

Day 28, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Day 28, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Recognize¬†the same colors and similar small flower shapes that were in Day 27? It’s another cropped section¬†from the same source I continued to work. If you look closely, you may be surprised like I was with the¬†unplanned, uncontrived, rather cute, emerging T-Rex. Or, maybe I’m just seeing thingsūüėČ

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Day 26

Day 26, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Day 26, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Our life is frittered away by detail…simplify, simplify. – Henry David Thoreau

Even usual placement of my signature was distracting for this painting’s¬†message.¬†Minimalist approach using¬†Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Watercolors.

See Day 26 works by over 1,200 artists participating in Jan. 30 in 30 Challenge.