Friday, March 31, 2006

Illustration Friday - Spring

The daffodils are late this spring - here are some I prepared earlier! A mixed bunch from my garden.


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Watercolour and coloured and graphite pencil

........but the celandines have just started to flower in the damp grass under my apple tree


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Pastel on coloured sugar paper.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Illustration Friday - monster

I think they are cute, but my sister says they are scary - monsters from the pond


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Horror goldfish! Handmade felt with fabric inclusions, tassell fins, button eyes and great big mouths!

Cheating, because no time to draw this week........

Friday, March 03, 2006

Illustration Friday - Insect


This is a sketch of a fly.....................

and this is what I used it for...

Simplify........... design................

make....................................

(As usual, click on pics for bigger image - the final product is about 8 inches long)

Those of you interested in this kind of thing can see more, in a similar vein, at:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/79266642@N00/

although this is by far the most elaborate