Arting With Jen – Jan 25

OK, I decided to work with a theme – things that are backlit by a sun/moon kinda shape.

Painted this loose blended background, with the intent of later defining it into a precise circle.  Jen convinced me to leave it as is, a more organic random shape.  Good call, Jen.

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Drew a Raven, first in pencil, then using the Elgant Writer (Bleedy Pen).  I drew this from a photograph.  I’m trying to use photographs more, and other people’s drawings less.

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Added Water, with a brush, and few more random lines, with the pen, leading away from the bird.

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Spritzed it to make it bleed.  Dang, wrecked it!

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So, with nothing to lose, added indelible ink pen, and white watercolor pencil.  Back to Awesome!!!  Love this because it’s more my style, and it was done without copying someone else.

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Jen’s working on a most difficult task – realistic rocks and water!

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4 Responses to Arting With Jen – Jan 25

  1. Maureen says:

    Love that you walk us through the process. ..all the way from wrecked it …through nothing to lose. ..to awesome. You put a smile on my face.

  2. The favorite one says:

    Amazes me how you say you destroyed it and then turn it into something great!!!!!!!!

  3. Paulie says:

    The raven is great!

  4. Suz says:

    Good for you both .. I think it is great o use pictures whenever you can … Jen I can see the water mist off the waterfall

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