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Alpha Challenge - Y is for yellowlegs

The Craft Barns Alpha Challenge has set us the task of Y and Yellow this fortnight.

I choose Yellowlegs - Lesser Yellowlegs to be precise... and I've said it so many times that it is now coming out as 'Yesser Lellowlegs'

Here is my effort...

Again I used my watercolour pencils and gesso. 

Loving this challenge but I am NOT looking forward to 'X' - I'll probably be needing a large dollop of artistic license to get it to fit with the rest of the pages...

Thanks for stopping by


  1. Fantastic page Laura - and I chuckled aloud at 'Yesser Lellowlegs' :D :D

  2. Superb - my - aren't those legs yellow! BJ

  3. Really fab. Not seen a Lesser Yellow leg, but have seen a Redshank which is very similar with red legs.

  4. this is lovely, adore the colours you have used

    happy crafting
    Jay x

  5. Love your yesser lellowlegs :) great take on the letter Y

  6. Oh my, totally brilliant - did you draw that? So talented,

    Liz x

    1. I did indeed and thank you very much :) you made me smile!

  7. Very cool. I think we are all dreading x. Your book must be looking fabulous when you flick through it?

  8. This is stunning the detail on the bird is fab.

  9. Fabulous page! Your drawing is awesome and I have never heard of this bird so I have learnt something too! I am dreading X too! Thank you for visiting me xx

  10. Wow your page is amazing! I can't believe you drew that, it's fantastic! Congrats on a beautiful page, love Claire x

  11. This is excellent. What will you use for "X" I wonder? ......

  12. oh this is just gorgeous !! and what a perfect word for this week!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn


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