left-handed dog doodles

broken wrist blues

April 17, 2017

Just about 2 weeks ago I took a tumble in a parking lot and smashed my wrist. It was an impressive crashing and smashing.  After some surgeries  I now have a bionic wrist, a wrist brace,  a fair amount of pain and swelling, and an outright impatience to get back to painting..          But […]

Giddyup - ink drawing by Serena Fenton 3" x 8"

Giddyup, Kitty!

October 6, 2016

It’s a late start to #inktober this year. I did a bit of playing with vectorizing the image, which lets me play with the line quality on the computer! It’s also the only time that I’ve used Adobe Illustrator and not wanted to slap the computer.

Wakeup with Cat - ink 5" x 8" by Serena Fenton
Toasted Marshmallow Day - ink 8"x 8" by Serena Fenton
Just Doodling - ink, colored ink and colored pencil - 5.5" x 8" by Serena Fenton
Ride the Wind Day - ink and watercolor 8" x 8" by Serena Fenton
Potato Day - ink drawing by Serena Fenton 8" x 8"

National Potato Day – August 19

August 19, 2016

Happy National Potato Day – and beware! You may be keeping an eye out for those oversize zucchinis in this hot weather, but those potatoes can sneak right up on you.

Relaxation Day - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
August 13 - National Bowling Day! pen and ink 9"x 9" by Serena Fenton
Bee Study - gouache and ink by Serena Fenton
Butterfly studies - colored pencil and gouache by Serena Fenton

Butterflies and a Couple of Other Things

February 2, 2016

Butterfly studies in gouache and colored pencil

winter- ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Tied up in the Christmas Spirit ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Dreams of Sugarfish Danced - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Skating party - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Curious Christmas Cat - ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Advent day 4 - ink and colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Under the Mistletoe - ink watercolor and colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Dec 3, Advent illustration- ink drawing by Serena Fenton
Dec 2, Advent illustration- ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Advent Illustration 2

December 3, 2015

Jury duty involves quite a bit of sitting around in absolutely boring rooms.  Not so good for scanning images, but great for sitting and inking.  Also pretty good for learning American dialects.  It was a drug abuse trial.  Hours spent hearing ‘payinn’ and ‘peeill’.  Translation: ‘pain’ and ‘pill’. This is the second day of twitter’s #illo_advent […]

Dec 1, Advent illustration- ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Advent Illustration 1

December 3, 2015

Another seasonal art challenge (advent illustrations), open to everyone:‪#‎illo_advent‬ on Twitter. Have a look – lots of amazing illustrations. 2 days of jury duty gave me a late start, but I have joined here at last!

Happy Dance - ink drawing by Serena Fenton

Happy Dance

November 9, 2015

Time for a happy dance with my dog!

Fox on the Run; ink and colored pencil by Serena Fenton

Fox on the Run

November 7, 2015

After InkTober, it feels good to be moving back into color.

New View - ink and colored pencil by Serena Fenton

New View

November 1, 2015

November needs a new view – ink and colored pencil. Goodbye #InkTober, it’s been fun.

Happy Halloween - ink and colored pencil by Serena Fenton