I might have been the only mother in the world who just wanted a couple of hours alone on Mother’s Day. My husband took my boys to the playground for an hour or so, and I miraculously created this tiny painting. There’s a Member’s show coming up, and I desperately wanted something new to enter into it.
So here is Cat Nap, acrylics on Masonite, 4.5″ x 4.5″. I have to finish up the edges, and maybe fix the ear that bugs me, but only if time allows. I will say, an hour alone with the radio and some paints certainly fixed my mood!
Good morning! Started a little drawing this morning while fending off the kiddos. This was done in my moleskin sketchbook with Micron 03 black ink pen. The reference photo was from stockphotos.com. I’m not sure how I will finish it, either in all ink or with colored pencil?
I’m actually surprised at how well it came out considering the boys were bouncing all around on the couch next to me. Can you say frustrating? Of course, I guess I’m the silly one for not getting up and moving to a more “stable” location to draw.
Here is a sketch I did this past weekend while camping with my family. By some chance I actually had time to sketch twice (a miracle, believe me!). I enjoyed sketching this bottle, and would have liked to have completed the scene. The bottle was placed at the end of our picnic table among an identical bottle, and several other items (bug spray, sunscreen, etc). But, alas, time is short with twin three year old boys, so I stuck to the single bottle. This was drawn with a Micron 03 black ink in my Moleskin sketchbook, about 5×7, a little longer I think. Enjoy!
Here is the latest, sorry for the hiatus, things have been busy around here and I spend most of my days outside with my boys. This is a sketch done with Micron ink black #5 pen in my Moleskin sketchbook. It’s of a bicycle I picked up on the side of the road for free which the boys argue over. It has no pedals, and they can barely reach the ground, but it’s still favored. I can see the obvious mistakes, but the fact that I even got ten minutes without interruption to sketch is a miracle, so I’ll take it. I may finish it out by adding more cinder blocks (which edge our garden) and maybe something in the background. Unsure yet. Enjoy!