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New Wildflower Etchings

This spring’s rains brought an abundance of wildflowers to the Texas Hill Country and I am happy to share these new wildflower etchings with you. Thanks for watching, Melanie http://www.melaniefain.com

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Breakfast in Moab

I am on my way to Sun Valley for the 40th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair – Friday – Sunday, August 8-10. I spent the night in Moab and had a delightful breakfast at Eklectica.  Now I am heading to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

I want to thank all of my fabulous collectors who visited the Texas Masters show in Kerrville, Texas over the Memorial Day Weekend. It was a beautiful show with a diverse mix of fine artisans. I had a great time … Continue reading

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Nesting Hummers

I post a holder for dryer lint for the birds to use in their nests. Today, I saw a hummer picking out some fluff to use for her nest. My first sighting of the year. Now to try and follow … Continue reading

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Birds in Art 2008

Wonderful news today…… my watercolor, “Gleaning the Shallows”, was accepted into Birds in Art 2008. Birds in Art is an international avian art competition that has been around for over 30 years. What an honor. I’m so jazzed. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Artist at Work

I spent the morning chipping cedar branches for mulch. I’ve had a lot of work done on the property and it is really looking good. Now it is back to the art work… Melanie ************* Melanie Fain Watercolors and Etchings … Continue reading

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Friends dropped by…

Artist John Strutt, III and his lovely wife Peggy, dropped by on their way to Arizona. John and I are pals from the NatureWorks show in Tulsa. He is a great artist and I love counting John and Peggy as … Continue reading

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Waterfowl Festival and Plantation Wildlife Festival

I am in Easton, Maryland this week, getting ready for the Waterfowl Festival. The weather is great and I am looking forward to visitng with my collectors and seeing old friends. A trip to the Waterfowl Festival isn’t complete without … Continue reading

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Denver! Here I come!

I am off to Denver for the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. The show opens on Friday and continues through Sunday. It is such an honor to be part of this show. It has been pretty warm in the Rockies, but … Continue reading

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And Now….

The Hummingbirds have returned!! I decided to put the feeders out, because I knew they would be here soon – tonight, I had a report that the first one appeared at the kitchen feeder. Hummingbirds make the Texas springtime more … Continue reading

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