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 […]
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 […]
‘The Man from Snowy River,’ is not necessarily a children’s story but I have strong and fond memories of my mother reading Banjo Patterson to us as children while we lived overseas. I also loved Jan Pienkowski‘s illustrations for his Fairy Tale collection. This illustration combines both but I’m still not happy with the colour […]
I’m not so happy with how this one turned out. The colour is too insipid and the pencil doesn’t provide a nice water colour wash. I might rework this idea one day though.
This week I was inspired by my favourite quote, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” Aesop. I also got myself a set of watercolour pencils and I’m pretty happy with how this worked out.
I was nervous to start this challenge as I haven’t picked up a pen to draw anything since high school. I would love to learn watercolour but will start with fine tip pen and colouring pencils for now. I’ve also decided that my theme for this year will be mice, to honour the inspiration they’ve […]