Week 30 – July 25
Art Challenge: Real Life
Journal Prompt: At this Moment
It started with a little sketch . . . it always starts with a sketch – haha!
And then I pulled out these . . .
And I colored and blended and colored and blended. *tip – use odorless mineral spirits and a blending stump to blend pencil crayons – luscious! And of course,I had to add this quote . . . just perfect for the challenge this week!
Then I found some pretty paper in this AWESOME book (I also subscribe to their magazine!)
I cut out some SWEET little wing shapes . . .
And then my girl learned how to fly!
Yesterday’s the past,
Tomorrow’s the future,
but today is a gift.
That’s why it’s called
~ Bil Keane
I hope your week is full of gifts – and here is one right now: Please welcome our amazing Featured Artist this Week:
See her post HERE
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Oh my gosh! This is so amazing! Very inspiring with the wings and the quote and her holding the present! You should make these into prints!
You are always too kind Mary! I look forward every Saturday to your kind comments – it’s like meeting a friend for coffee every week 🙂
She is just so happy and sweet! I love those patterned wings – you know I love a busy pattern! I have never tried blending the pencils or crayons that way – sounds cool ! Love her!
Thank you sweet Rae – I feel like you could have drawn those wings!
This is a great quote worthy of a great page – your angel fits the bill. I wonder where that old saying came from – fits the bill. I also noticed that you sharpened your pencils with a straight blade? I’ve always heard that was the best way.
Thanks so much Mary! And yes, a blade is the ONLY way to sharpen a pencil 🙂