There has been a full month to think about the # 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…
Procrastination: I mean to work on my Polar Bear drawing for # – but instead I am drawing bug chats in the garden.It’s too hot to think polar!
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…
KidLit illustration warmups in watercolor.
Two paintings done in late February 2015. Preppy Cat was a response to a # for a shade of orange that I no longer recall.
Some cats are just full of personality. Perhaps a bit too much. An Inktober entry from October 2014
Sometimes I think that my darling tuxedo cat is a little tiny bit nuts.
A fun-to-do favorite piece from February 2015:
From Early 2015, several ink and watercolor pieces:
More ink drawings done over the past five months.
Inspiration from the century old photos of Eadweard Muybridge
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!
Actually my dog, Lula, looks pretty much like this – especially when I put on my running shoes. She is ever optimistic.
Color me for # – a monstrous watercolor
As the sun sets in the west, our kitty worries the neighborhood.
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.
Inspired by a 1930s photo of my grandparents in front of their new house in Alberta.
Blobs, like monsters, are what you see in them.
For those days when home life just isn’t quite what you are needing. This was my first experiment with ink washes.
Portrait time for two best buddies
Sometimes there is nothing like a quiet night at home.
When Mr Bunny is around, all is taken care of – even if you are a little beetle.
A girls and her bird. Done for # weekly challenge
A summer landscape mixed media piece
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.