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After practicing a bit with watercolor this month, I decided to test myself with another Society of Visual Storytellers (SVSlearn.com) monthly contest. The prompt for this August was DRAGONFLY. I tried several ideas and multiple thumbnails before settling on 3 dragonflies escaping a wide-mouth bass. For inspiration with the watercolor, I looked to Beatrix Potter … Continue reading Dragonfly, SVS August Contest
So I think it’s pretty obvious looking back over my blog that I have inconsistency issues with at least my posting schedule. Yet another 2020 goal forgotten due to COVID-19. Nevertheless I feel like the eternal creep toward better skills in art is making progress. At least now I’m working in color again! A bit … Continue reading Yellow-Billed Magpie and the start of watercolor practice
I recently signed up for a class on Sktchy about drawing 30 Faces in 30 Days. My goal is to practice with my nib pen, and get more comfortable with drawing faces. The good part is that Sktchy gives you 30 photos, so all you have to focus on is drawing. This is my first … Continue reading 30 Faces in 30 Days – #1
This post is a bit delayed, but here are the Inktober52 prompts for January and the illustrations I managed to get done for them. For the first one, I didn’t really think up a story beyond the sequence of a bird lifting off into FLIGHT. Then came SHADOW, and I learned how to design a … Continue reading January Inktober52 Stories