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Wrestle With My Demons And Sometimes Snuggle

It has been one of those days… so I thought I would share with you one of the most popular sayings I’ve had for the last couple of years in my online shops. Sometimes I wrestle with my demons. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement and Public Ignorance

I’ve had my designs stolen a number of times over the decades, and every time I’ve tracked it down, it was because the person was basically ignorant about copyright and that they can’t just use and sell anything they like.  … Continue reading

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Another Mr Darcy Portrait

UPDATE: This painting sold on 4/24/13.  This ACEO size watercolor is an original painting in my series of many portraits of Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.  It is in my Etsy shop at this link.

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Mr Darcy Watercolor Portrait

This is the most recent ACEO sized watercolor in my series of Jane Austen character portraits.  Each reader of Pride and Prejudice has her own imagined image of Mr. Darcy.  Our ideas of Darcy are now influenced by the film … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Family Reunion This Year

Recently added to my Etsy shop, consider a gift of a custom portrait of a family home or farm or painting based on old family photographs if you have an upcoming anniversary or reunion.  See the listing information at this … Continue reading

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In Vain Have I Struggled, It Will Not Do

This is a vintage illustration I have adapted to portray Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”.  It includes the quote from Captain Wentworth in “Persuasion”, “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope.” and from Darcy, … Continue reading

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Beatles Photos by Richard Avedon 1968 Look Magazine

UPDATE this magazine was sold in December, 2012. Enjoy these photos. This collectible vintage issue of Look magazine is for sale in an Etsy shop HERE. These photos by Avedon were printed in Look as a fold out poster insert … Continue reading

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Design Emailed To You Happy New Year 2012 Do It Yourself

Create a tee shirt for yourself or for a gift for New Year 2012.  The design is emailed to you, print it flipped on transfer paper, apply to a white tee with a hot iron.  If you are a writer … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley – By P. D. James – Book Review – NYTimes.com

Earlier I posted a review and interview of P.D. James about her new murder mystery, Death Comes To Pemberley.  Today there is a review in the New York Times.  Love of Jane Austen’s work is as ardent in 2011 as … Continue reading

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Jane Austen original portrait, watercolor and ink by Alice Flynn

                        NOW SOLD 12/7/11 This is the painting I created today, a small ACEO sized watercolor and ink portrait of Jane Austen.  It is for sale priced at $30 … Continue reading

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Was Jane Austen Murdered?

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2011/11/crime-novelist-claims-jane-austen-died-of-arsenic-poisoning/ Calling all Janeites!  ABC News is reporting (link above) that a crime novelist, Lindsay Ashford, claims Jane Austen was murdered by arsenic poisoning.  See the linked article for details. What do you think, Janeites?  Do you believe it?

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Vineyard Grapes Wedding Invitation Design by My Letterpress Alice Flynn

I’ve had this basic vineyard wedding stationery illustration for a while, waiting for the appropriate use, and also wanted to use this inky script font for something… they came together in the Vineyard wedding invitation sample for My Letterpress.

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Call Me, Telephone, A Mixed Media Painting

This is a painting on canvas that is 16 inches by 20 inches, just finished today.  It is a mixture of acrylic painting, ink, and heat transfer (no paper).   It isn’t a traditional collage. I experimented with a photo I … Continue reading

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New Portrait

A portrait just finished, this is 8 inches by 10 inches, on stretched canvas. If you would like to commission a portrait, just click on my contact page. copyright Alice Flynn 2011

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Embracing Mid-Century Modern Style

I was born in 1951, and I live in a house built in 1951.  You may recognize this photo from an earlier post about my Fiesta Ware in the corner of my kitchen counter. It has taken me decades to … Continue reading

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Are You An Artist And Reference Hoarder?

I just listed these vintage vocabulary picture work sheets in my Etsy shop of old stuff, Mistress of Merlin. I am both fascinated and repulsed by the current trend of “reality shows” that depict the lives of hoarders.  Every cable … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration In Old Toys

I have finally decided to give up my vintage croquet set and sell it on etsy.com/mistressofmerlin.  It had been gathering dust in the garage for many, many years.  I don’t even remember the last time we took it out in … Continue reading

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Janeites can’t get enough of Darcy

The designs I sell that relate to the works of Jane Austen have had a surge of interest lately.  I created a couple of new Janeite designs that are available on shirts, mugs, and other gifts at cafepress.com/aliceflynn.

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She Lived Beside The Anner lyrics, art, singing

SHE LIVED BESIDE THE ANNER She lived beside the Anner at the foot of Slievenaman, A gentle peasant girl with mild eyes like the dawn. Her lips were dewy rosebuds, her teeth of pearls rare, And a snowdrift ‘neath a … Continue reading

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The Shamrock Will Be Worn

A cliche symbol, the shamrock has been over-used in many ways, becoming the “plastic Paddy” icon that has commercialized Saint Patrick’s Day.  It sets my teeth on edge when I see a four leaf clover image used interchangeably with a … Continue reading

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