Sunday, October 26, 2014

INKtober 2014: Day 14 - 25

Here are some more of my Inktober drawings! Be sure to follow me on Instagram or Flickr for updates as soon as I post them! And you can find out more about Inktober at inktober.com and check out other Inktober drawings at facebook.com/inktober.

INKtober 2014: Day 14 - 25

Friday, October 17, 2014

Photo Friday: Autumn Color

HA! How ironic that this should be the topic... This past week or two I have literally spammed my Instagram with pictures of mostly just my yard and the gorgeous fall trees there! XD So follow me there (or just click through to flickr) and see all the others I've posted!

This one I took special this morning just for this week's Photo Friday...

Barn
Barn
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Monday, October 13, 2014

INKtober 2014: Day 1 - 13

Yep! Now that Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days is over, I'm doing INKtober! I'm really pushing myself out of my comfort zone doing these, but it's fun!

INKtober 2014: Day 1 - 13

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Thursday, October 09, 2014

Day 30 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Day 30. September's over. Time to wake Billie Joe Armstrong up! XD

Gods, I'm sorry... I couldn't help it...

Day 30 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

(And in case you have no idea why this is funny, click here.)

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Day 29 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Another curious French sentence. One must be careful about which preposition you choose or you could be meeting in the wrong place!

Day 29 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 28 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 28, my_rabbit_account posted this adorable photo of her rabbit, Alwin, and I couldn't resist trying to capture that adorabibble nose! I am *not* happy about the whiskers, but I am glad I tried... More practice!

Day 28 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 27 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 27 I spent much of the day half-asleep fighting off a minor cold. I found this quote and thought is very appropriate. I'll be using it soon in a larger piece.

Day 27 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 26 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Day 26 was the last day of what was probably my favorite job ever. I loved the people I worked with, the job was mostly fun, and the hard/boring bits weren't that hard and were few and far between. This little bunny reflects my feelings...

Day 26 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Day 25 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 25 I found myself on the beautiful campus of Clarkson University wandering the woods where we came across the cutest little snake. Later research determined it to be a juvenile Eastern garter snake, probably terrified by our group! It inspired this painting...

Day 25 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

This one is the scan. Again, the colors are pretty true, but the metallic color in the eye is missing!

Day 25 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Which is why I include the photograph as well. I cropped it closer and the colors are darker, but you really can see that shine!

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Day 24 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Another angel on Day 24. This one is MUCH closer to what I was looking for; I hope my friend likes it!

This one is the scan. It shows the whole thing and the colors are pretty true, but the shimmer & shine is missing!

Day 24 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Which is why I include the photograph as well. I cropped it closer and the colors are darker, but you really can see that shine!

Day 24 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Day 23 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 23 I tried another angel for my friend. Again, it's not how I had hoped it would come out, but still pretty! The scanner made a horrible mess of it, so a photo will have to do!

Day 23 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 22 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Day 22 was the first day of fall! YAY! Today's bunny is enjoying a walk in an autumn wonderland! ^_^

Day 22 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 21 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Day 20 was Sunday, and we took the girls to church. In the social hall, there was a very sad arrangement of balloons stuck in the crossbeams. (Click here to view my photo of them on Instagram!) So I decided they needed to be in a happier arrangement, and voilĂ !

Day 21 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Day 20 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

I spent Day 20 at our local Pagan Pride Festival where there were lots of belly dancers. I do not know why, but it just seems to be that way!

Day 20 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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Day 19 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 19 I painted a landscape for something at work... ^_^

Day 19 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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Day 18 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 18 I painted a little angel for a friend, but I wasn't quite happy with how the pencils turned out in the background...

Day 18 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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Day 17 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 17 I felt a little fishy! ^_^ Almost completely done with watercolor pencils...

Day 17 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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Day 16 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Day 16 was a very rainy morning, but turned out rather nice in the end. The painting took nearly 2 weeks to finish and didn't come out quite as I had planned, but I suppose that's the nature of art!

Day 16 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Day 15 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 15, two monarch butterflies hatched from their cocoons and were loose in the office. With my co-worker's assistance, I gently led them to the door and we watched as they flew free, from Mexico, NY to Mexico City...

Day 15 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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Day 14 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

On Day 14 I discovered the joy of Appledale Orchards' fresh made apple cider donuts still hot from the oil!

Day 14 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

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