Monday, March 30, 2009

"Roll Out the Barrels...!

...Happy Cactus Monday all!
May each of you have a barrel of fun today!

"Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel."
~William J. Clinton

22 comments:

marianne said...

What a beautiful barrel cactus painting!

Happy Cactus Monday!

soulbrush said...

fabadabadoo barrel of cactusness. and what a hilarious quote...my immediate response is why?
hcm fellow cactuteer.

Shelly McC said...

Wow! Beautiful page!

messyfish said...

Oh I love the barrel cactus. I only discovered it being part of cactus monday! What a wonderful group, and again a wonderful illustration by you.

KB said...

Gorgeous spread! Gives me a vicarious taste of summer ... there's snow on the ground here. Sigh!

Lisa at Greenbow said...

Beautiful page Margaret. Every time is see a barrel cactus I think of the polka "roll out the barrel..." Now maybe I will think of this quote you used. A good one.

Anonymous said...

great job---I've never seen such a thing way over here on the East coast...winna

Sandy Maudlin said...

Great post. Love the design but I never knew about CACTUS MONDAY til now. Thanks.

3rdEyeMuse said...

one day I would love to see a collage of all of the cacti you have created. :)

yoon see said...

I really love the colours that you used. So beautiful!
Happy Cactus Monday Margaret!

Sandy said...

Beautiful! I love the quote too,ha.

WATERBABY CHRISTINE said...

Luv it a lot!

Diane C. said...

Gorgeous blooming cactus scene and I also like the southwestern designs on the right side. Happy Cactus Monday!

Teri C said...

This is really a beauty in amongst all the rest of the beauty here!!

HCM

Flying Colors said...

Oh I saw this on Flickr and left you a word or two there!
What striked me was the color and that huge awesome Barrel Cactus! It is humongous! Love your border too :)

HCM and have a wonderful week!

studio lolo said...

You manage to put so much art energy into such tiny spaces!!
have I told you, you rock? Well, you DO!! This is fantastic!

;)

The Gypsy said...

This is sizzling and spicey hot! Your imagination and talent are inspiring.
Do you not think of publishing a book of all your cacti?

D. said...

Hello from an Arizona neighbor!Great cactus composition. Love it and your blog!

PAK ART said...

My favorite plant right now is the cactus. I want to live where cacti live. I want to paint cacti outdoors.

kazumiwannabe said...

Great layout - the letters are awesome! And what a strange cactus : ) never seen one like it!

Pea said...

Absolutely stunning!The border is so beautiful and love the quote too!

Serena said...

Your South-Western flavoured sketches are among my favourite, Margaret. I love the colours and contrasts!