Monday, October 31, 2011

Quail Under Glass

This little quail found himself under this glass thingie that I picked up a goodwill. Not sure it is a cloche, because it has a hole in the top. But it has a cute little handle (?) and it fit a odd little pedestal I had. I just painted it ORB to go with the top half. This is last year's bittersweet, as I could not find any this year. It has been so dry here all summer and still now.

I am having the WORST time lately taking photos due to lighting. Too much or not enough.

And HOW do you all take photos through glass?

Here's where he finally ended up. He's happy, so I'm happy!

I am joining  Marty's Cloche Party !


Shelia said...

This is so sweet! I love your cloche and the sweet little pheasant.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Love your Quail under beautiful. I am with you on the photographing of things under glass, not very easy...there must be some easier I am already a follower hope you are following me as well. Hugs, Gayle.

Pam said...

I have problems with photography under glass too. I solve that by avoiding it :).

Olive Cooper said...

He is darling. The glass is an issue I usually get at an angle and play around with it and take a squillion shots. I do know one thing I like oil paintings better than anything with glass.

Jo's This and That said...

LoVe It! He is soo cute! thanks for sharing,Joann

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my goodness, what a fabulous find and it is just perfect for your little urn. Don't you just love it when you find something like that and it all works out. I so love the little quail inside. It really is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

What a sweet little quail. I think you did a wonderful job of capturing him in your photos.

Bonnie said...

Your cloche is unique and creative. Love the little quail. My daddy loved to quail hunt and that was in the fall! Your bittersweet help up nicely. I was hoping it was faux and you could tell us where you bought it. I would like some that is pretty. We can't buy bittersweet where I live. Too hot I guess.

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

This is so cute. I love your cloche and the sweet little birdie. Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Sheets on the line, love in my heart. said...

love the pheasant! i am your blog. thank you for visiting me at sheets on the line. :)
you really have a wonderful flair!

Jenny said...

I love this! It fits perfectly & I can't believe how well the colors fit together.

I don't know if it's a cloch or what it is. One reason I love cloches so much is there is less to dust. I would find something to fit over the hole to seal it so you don't have to dust the inside as well as the outside. The quail looks great in it & you found the perfect spot to display it.

Thanks for sharing.

Babs said...

Pat, I love your cloche in ORB. What did we ever do before ORB? Great details on both pieces. The quail is just the cutest and I think you found the perfect place for him.

the cape on the corner said...

i love the colors on this cloche, a bit more interest than just plain glass.

Geneva said...

I really like the way you pulled your cloche together... so cute! Thank you for sharing the process and I like the way your photographs turned out! Great Job!

Scribbler said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog -- I had fun looking back through yours. Your hybridized cloche is really pretty. I don't have one. I guess I should though so I can participate in this party next year. I liked your pumpkins, too, in the previous post.

Re your question about the "imperfect" dishes -- I couldn't see anything wrong with them. On the rim on one there is a tiny place that looks like a pin hole, but you have to look to see it.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...


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