Valentines Dessert Art 1

“We each need to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly.”
– Shakti Gawain

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2012

Valentines Dessert Art 1 – 4.5″ x 4.5″ Watercolor

It’s Valentines week, so I made you sweet treats that won’t put a single inch on your waistline.  There’s one for each day of the week.  Mo from WetCanvas posted a tray full of yummy treats from York, in the UK.  Rumor over at WetCanvas has it that these treats came from Betty’s Tea Room.

About Shakti Gawain

American New Age author Shakti Gawain was born in 1948. Raised by atheists who taught her to question everything, she went through an existential crisis after a romantic breakup, which led her on a pilgrimage to India. Her experiences inspired the book Creative Visualization, which became an international best seller. She has been featured in Time magazine and has appeared on such shows as Oprah, Good Morning Americav and The Larry King Show. She currently lives in California with her husband Jim Burns.

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. just4crafters
    Feb 13, 2012 @ 19:04:04

    Beth I love this one!!! It looks good enough to eat! I like your idea of sweet treats without the calories. Thank you for all of your inspiration! ~Sophia

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  2. Carol King
    Feb 13, 2012 @ 13:48:46

    that treat looks yummy, but I like the dish it sits on even more!

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  3. lindahalcombfineart
    Feb 13, 2012 @ 13:37:29

    Yummo! I just want to know how you got that little blueberry treat to stay still while you painted it…whoever did the photo must have been smacking hands!

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    • Beth Parker
      Feb 13, 2012 @ 13:42:10

      Fortunately, it was on another continent, where I couldn’t get my hands on it. 🙂 The photographer took a pic of a whole display case of goodies. I just picked and painted 5 of them for this week’s Valentine’s greetings. Thanks for coming by to comment, Linda!

      Reply

  4. Joan T
    Feb 13, 2012 @ 11:32:56

    This looks so yummy!!!! Great job on it. Thanks for making it low-cal!

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    • Beth Parker
      Feb 13, 2012 @ 13:44:49

      Of course… no calories here. Bonnie (Artastic over at WetCanvas) has been painting with some watercolors that have food smells. That would have been a rough way to paint these…. I don’t know if I would like the way watercolor paper tastes. he he he 🙂

      Reply

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