On New Year’s Eve, we had friends over for dinner and an evening of croquinole. It turned out that the wife was the mystery donor of the puffin that flew to my door a few months ago! Of course, I took them to the studio so they could see Pete the Puffin, and also have a peek at the puffin painting.
Pete sits on the edge of the sewing machine not far from my easel. His delightful arrival and his presence in the studio has actually been an encouragement while I have been painting his “kinsfolk!” I was delighted to learn that he was purchased a few years ago while they were on a visit to Newfoundland, which makes him authentic.
Listen! Pete is trying to say something:
Keep an eye on the blog.
You will soon be getting a peek at my relatives,
all eight of them!