52 WIC – Week 7 ‘Botanical’

I enjoyed drawing this theme though the execution isn’t great. I’m still not really enjoying the watercolour pencils, the colours are insipid and amateurish and I don’t really like their effect. I do prefer illustrating my mouse in this way though, inspired by the gorgeous ‘Charming Tales’ figurines. There’s also a great story in this somewhere and maybe one day I’ll write about ‘The Raspberry Thief.’

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52 WIC – Week 6 ‘Garden’

Autumn is coming and the harvest is starting to be brought in. Time to get ready to celebrate Harvest Home. I really loved the concept of this but again I’m disappointed in the colour from the water colour pencils. I also need to work on perspective and detail but I think with more practice I’ll revisit this concept.

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52 WIC – Week 5 ‘Peacock’

This peacock was copied from a stained glass window I found on a google search. I love the idea of a story called ‘The Mouse and the Peacock.’ Maybe I’ll turn this picture into a story one day. As for the artistry, I don’t mind how it turned out but I’m still not particularly happy with the colour from the watercolour pencils.

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