Monday, May 08, 2006

Happy birthday to me

Exactly one year since Illustration Friday set me on the path of blogging. And these are just some of the pictures that would never have happened if I hadn’t become a blogger. I've met some wonderful internet friends and I've admired work by talented people all over the world. I’m very grateful.


Blogger Lin said...


5/09/2006 8:20 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Julie!!!!!!!!!!! We share a birthday. Happy birthday to us! AND its my one year annaversary of joining EDM and drawing every day. I think I've only missed a few days this whole year! I celebrate your expression.

5/10/2006 10:52 AM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Thank you Lin - ain't the Internet great and all these lovely people who provide free tools to make blogging so easy?
Happy birthday to you too Lindsay!

5/10/2006 4:38 PM  
Anonymous shirley said...

Congratulations on your amassed work! Very impressive and inspiring. How did you do that fantastic collaged image?

5/10/2006 7:04 PM  
Anonymous Laura said...

I couldn't tell from the post whether this was your actual birthday or only the one year anniversary of your new phase of art, but in either case, congratulations and all good wishes! It's been such a pleasure seeing your work over this past year.

5/10/2006 7:52 PM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Oh no I wouldn't be advertising that I'm another year older at my age - even though the blog is a year old I've stayed the same age.

5/10/2006 8:21 PM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Shirley, I used the Qoop poster making service in Flickr and then took a screen shot of the preview

5/10/2006 8:23 PM  
Blogger Peceli and Wendy's Blog said...

Happy birthday Julie! What a fabulous collage. Yes, blogging gets you going with writing and pics. Beats housework!
I'm speaking to a women's group today, and may print out your pic and tell them about blogging! They want me to play the piano, get them singing but I need some jokes, stories and visuals as well.

5/11/2006 12:42 AM  
Blogger Lee said...

happy birthday...great collage of your images!

5/11/2006 11:35 AM  
Blogger Linda said...

Happy (belated -- sorry!) Birthday! Great group of images, and we're very grateful that you share with us! Hope your whole WEEK is wonderful!

5/11/2006 11:06 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

WOW!! WHat a great collection!!

5/16/2006 11:35 PM  
Blogger Felicity said...

Happy belated birthday - what a super collage! It must be so inspiring and gratifying to see all that you've achieved.
Love the IF too - are you allowed to use the word fat these days ;)?!

5/19/2006 7:55 AM  
Blogger miragee said...

Wow, this is just amazing! I am very glad that you have been blogging because I am a great fan of your art!

6/04/2006 12:19 PM  

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