Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sketchbook – Autumn Fairy

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Sketchbook – Picture Day

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Sketchbook – Seahorse

More colored pencil blending practice.

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Supplies Me – 3/4 Face Practice

It’s crazy how tough it is to get proportions correct in a 3/4 face. The one on the left is done in plain old Crayola crayons.  The one on the right is pastel pencils.

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Lifebook – Goddess Minerva

This week’s lesson:  paint your goddess of choice.  This is the Roman goddess Minerva (Athena in Greek mythology).  She is the goddess of wisdom, medicine and craft.  She is also a warrior goddess.  This was my first version.  I think … Continue reading

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Supplies Me – Colored Pencil Sketches

This assignment was sketching faces with colored pencil.  Which, like pen, doesn’t erase.  Prismacolors are my very favorite art material, so this was super fun.  And, I felt more confident drawing without a graphite sketch underneath.

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Supplies Me – Pen Sketches

  Tough assignment:  sketch a face with pen.  Only pen.  No pencil. No erasing.  No color.  Well, we were allowed one color used sparingly.  I elected to just activate the black ink with water for some shading.  I used an … Continue reading

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