polar bear challenge - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Polar Bear

May 31, 2015

There has been a full month to think about the #pinchpunchpost Polar Bear June 1 challenge, but, of course, I waited until down to the wire.  Well, I exaggerate. It’s only 9:30 pm on May 31…

Bug chat in the garden - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Bug Chat

May 31, 2015

Procrastination: I mean to work on my Polar Bear drawing for #pinchpunchpost – but instead I am drawing bug chats in the garden.It’s too hot to think polar!

Tiger - watercolor by Serena Fenton

Tiger

May 31, 2015

I am seeing the end of the reconstruction of the past, but not there yet.  A watercolor cat painting,  IT;s that before dinner hopeful, pleading gaze.  Feed me.  Feed me! Feeeed Mmmmeeee…

Nature walk; children's watercolor illustration by Serena Fenton
Little George - gouache painting by Serena Fenton

Gouache Paintings

May 30, 2015

Two paintings done in late February 2015.  Preppy Cat was a response to a #colour_collective for a shade of orange that I no longer recall.

Cats of Distinction - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Gonzo - ink and gouache painting by Serena Fenton
Cat Heart watercolor and ink by Serena Fenton
Cat-ouette - ink and watercolor by Serena Fenton
Dog heart balloon - ink and watercolor by Serena Fenton
Muybridge's Cats - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Snapshots - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Even more Inktober!

May 30, 2015

Still trying to get images re-post from the Drupal site.  Yes, I could try to rebuild the database in WordPress.  I could also spend a gorgeous Saturday afternoon pounding my thumb with hammer.  Path of least resistance: re-post!

Walk time - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Walk Time

May 30, 2015

Actually my dog, Lula, looks pretty much like this – especially when I put on my running shoes.  She is ever optimistic.

Fuchsia Monster Meetup - watercolor and ink by Serena Fenton
Home on the Range - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Plantscape - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Topiary madness

May 28, 2015

If you have never been to the Ladew Topiary Gardens, north of Baltimore, take a trip.  Take your lunch.  Take your sketchpad.  This was done from memory and inspiration.

Alberta - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Meet My Monster - watercolor and ink by Serena Fenton
Something's happening here - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Best Buds - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Dog family - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Mr Bunny - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Bird in cerulean - ink and colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Like Moths - mixed media by Serena Fenton
Bird dreams - acrylic painting by Serena Fenton

An Experiment in Acrylics

May 22, 2015

An experiment in acrylics, trying to paint larger, work looser, have flatter imagery.  I am not totally comfortable with the end result, but it did get a number of retweets on Twitter.  And it was pretty fun to paint.