I have sketched a range of curly kitten pictures lately. And the cat on the left hand side seems to appear in every image. Funny that recently a lovely ginger cat called Kipper came into the garden. I made friends with him. I love my imagination.
This was sketched with basic pencils. I used my new set I thoroughly enjoyed colouring this in.
My friends little girl is turning 2 soon. I wanted to make her a simple picture for her bedroom wall. She loves cats, bees and cows (grin). So I just put them all into one drawing. Its got a little sheen to photo as I took it after I had put it into a frame for her birthday. It makes me smile.
This painting came on a day that I had a lot of emotional stuff going on. I had no clue what I was painting. My ‘mind’ had decided to paint a road but it turned into a willowey wisp of a willow tree. And the owl? a complete surprise he just appeared. I was singing a song, some tears streaming down my face, asking what was hidden inside me, hidden inside my soul.
A few months back I decided to pick up my brush and start painting again. I had not painted since I was 15-16 years of age (not ‘properly’ anyway). I had painted a few years back but it was at a time when my inner child just needed to express with colour. It was a healing process, like all my art now, my inner child wanted to paint and splosh with paint and loved playing with colour, but I had never sat down and thought “I am going to paint ‘A Painting’ “.So with my first ever easel I Continue reading
One day I was thinking I needed to see what it was like to draw a portrait of someone again and as I am mainly on my own (apart from Mike) I thought I would give myself a go. It was a challenge in self love. I made my gums probably a bit bigger than they are but it helped me embrace who I am physically. Highly recommend it for self appreciation. The colours are colours I either needed at the time or are coming through me. Its fun, a bit caricature but I kinda like it. I used basic kiddies crayola pencils and black pen.