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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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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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Painting – Hanging Moon

  Painting based on my sketch.  Colored pencil and watercolor on watercolor paper.

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Sketchbook – Hanging Moon

  Colored pencil in my sketchbook.  Love the moon, not crazy about the star.  I think it’s the strings.

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Sketchbook – Characters

Practicing faces.  Experimenting with proportions.

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Painting – Sea Turtles

I love getting new goodies in the mail.  This was done with Stencil Girl stencils, distress inks, embossing powder and pens.  Oh yeah, and some Pan Pastels.

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Treasure Hunting – and finding!

Ok, kids, how many of you had one of these when you were little? I found this at an antique store last weekend.  Vintage 1967 Spirograph.  It even has the original pens and paper! Our whole family sat around the … Continue reading

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