Monthly Archives: August 2013

Buddha in the Garden

We have this gorgeous Blue Buddha in our garden (thanks mum!).  He sits on a rock wall, nestled into some shrubbery.  I hadn’t sketched in my Moleskine in a while, so that’s what I did this morning. The pencil sketch took … Continue reading

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The BADLY DRAWN Tiger – DeConstructed/ReConstructed Art

I’ve been corresponding with a woman from California (KS) for the past couple of days because I’m sending her some Scrollsaw Books. She…is…HILARIOUS!! Here are some strange excerpts from some of the emails: On Retiring soon: KS: I need to … Continue reading

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Watercolor Tiger – PRACTICE Version Done

Well, this is definitely just a PRACTICE piece, and although I put at least 4 hours in on it, it was time well spent, because I learned tons. I actually have a list of steps that I’ll use on the … Continue reading

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Watercolor Tiger Part 2

Boy, I’ve learned a lot with this painting. This piece will be for PRACTICE only, it’s so beat up at this point! The Mr Clean Magic Eraser DOES work, I’m pretty impressed. I used a Staining color, so I really … Continue reading

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Watercolor Tiger – Part 1

I’ve started a large 30 x 22 watercolor painting of a tiger head, partly hidden by jungle palm fronds. I wish I’d taken a couple more “before” pics, so that you could have seen the progression of this painting at … Continue reading

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More Moleskine Pages

I am just LOVING painting outdoors, especially if there’s someone else who will paint with me (but still just in a sketch book, otherwise I take so much “stuff” that the process becomes too onerous).  And I’ve just discovered that … Continue reading

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Face 5

I found this image on the ‘net and decided to try it. I apologize for not being able to credit the artist who did this gorgeous piece. If anyone has a link to him/her, send it to me and I’ll … Continue reading

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