Tag Archives: color pencils

A Face Haiku

Is it possible to create a face with just 7 lines?  Yes, I say!! 😄

IMG_2474 1.  It starts with a line

2.  And connects to a feature…

3.  They are easy and fun –

4.  But may look like a creature!  Lol! 😉

And here is a step-by-step example:

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I hope you give one a try!

Seven lines for a face…

Is all it takes!

Cheers! 🙂

Red Heads

Do you know anyone with red hair?  I was drawing one-liner faces last night and a few red heads appeared on my page:

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I hope they give you a RED smile today!

Cheers! 🙂

 

Drawing Is Thinking…

I love this quote by Graphic Designer, Milton Glaser:

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Drawing is a form of meditation for me…  And so is coloring my designs.

What is drawing for you?  I hope you to share it with me!

Cheers! 🙂

A Weird Puzzle

How many weird birds can you find in these watercolor drips?

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How about now?

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I’d love to hear your names for these weird birds!

Cheers!  🙂

Creativity Is Not A Talent…

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“Creativity is not a talent… It is a way of Operating.”  – John Cleese

Wishing you a happy and creative day!

Cheers!  🙂

An Owl From Spangle

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There once was an owl from Spangle

Who could dance the midnight tangle,

He could dip and sway

Other birds did say –

From a branch at any angle.

Just a little Limerick to give you a smile today!

Cheers!  🙂

More Picasso Inspired Faces

I love the abstraction in Picasso’s faces.  It continues to inspire me for the 100 day project on Instagram.

The one below,  I used color pencils for color and patterns – I was feeling tired when I created it:

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And Neocolors II for this one – I used a Picasso drawing from Pinterest for inspiration:

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I like Picasso’s use of bright colors and his abstraction in his faces.  Pinterest is an excellent source for his artwork.

Happy Weekend!  Cheers!  🙂

What’s For Dinner?

I drew a quick sketch of my dinner yesterday evening in my art journal.  It was so delish!

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What did you have for dinner last night?!

Cheers!  🙂

Mardi Gras Turkey

It is a little known fact that Turkeys also celebrate Mardi Gras…

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They call it, Wild Turkey Day!!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers!  🙂

P.S.  This wild turkey was my inspiration for today’s weird bird.

Who Makes You Bloom?

As many of you may know by now, I LOVE flowers!!  When I started this collage, I had an idea but didn’t know how I was going to create it…

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And so I went with the flow of things.  I kind of like the combo of paper collage and watercolor.

Who makes YOU  bloom in your life and art?!  I hope you will share it with me!

Cheers!  🙂