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Nature's Sketchbook
Marjolein Bastin
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Nature's Sketchbook

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Published (first published 1994)
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I came across this artist years ago when I fell in love with her greeting cards. The realism and colors were awesome. It was nature at its finest. At one point I found and bought a wooden garden carrying case, for lack of a better word, put out by Hallmark. I still have it and use it to hold various nic-nacs.

This book is a gentle reminder of Ms. Bastin's many talents. Whether you are a gardener, nature lover, artist or simply someone whom appreciates lovely illustrations, this book will pull yo
Nov 11, 2015 Mackenzie rated it really liked it
Mom and I both love this book! I just had to borrow it from her room library to read it. The poems and various snippets of information are thought-provoking. Some is just cute as is the case of the bunny page and others are just informative in the case of the herbs. What really makes the book unique is the drawing scattered about and covering each page. However, the font is terribly hard to read and it doesn't help that the text sometimes spirals, twists or goes in an odd angle. A interesting ...more
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It goes without saying that Marjolein loves nature. True happiness for Marjolein is a walk through the woods, bird watching in the dunes, touring through meadows or searching for shells on the beach. Marjolein is fascinated especially by the small details she observes during her walks. The fact that many people overlook these details motivates Marjolein to paint them. For instance, Marjolein has ...more
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