I specialize in drawing, mixed media, painting, watercolor.
Completed a commission.
"Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy." ~ Rumi
"Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure: where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness." ~ St Augustine of Hippo
“All good things are wild and free.” ― Henry David Thoreau.
#inktober day 14 #overgrown
A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty. ~ James Madison
"Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes." ~ Jawaharlal Nehru, Address to the United Nations (28 August 1954)
"Dragons breathing flame
On my counterpane
That doesn't frighten me at all.:
~ poem "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" by Maya Angelou
Please google or connect to link to read the complete poem - it is one all children hear:)
this one is illustrated by a master artist:
"Kindness is like snow – It beautifies everything it covers.” – Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)
not sure why but was inspired by the #predator-prey relationship, between #fox_rabbit
"No pattern should be without some sort of meaning." William Morris
"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing." ~ Duke Ellington
"Unthought-of Frailties cheat us in the Wise."
~ Alexander Pope, Moral Essays (1731-35), Epistle To Temple, line 69.
I really had to ponder this quote and figure out how to illustrate it. A spider came to mind...so tiny and fragile in comparison yet invokes so much fear. Then considered a daddy long leg.
"Why are you so enchanted by this world? When a mine of gold lies within you?" ~ Rumi
"I don't know if I'm the husky guy, but I'm the sexy guy who's a good kisser." ~ Jim Gaffigan
"When life puts rocks in your way, build something nice with them."
"Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.” - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
#1 #inktober #ring
“Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that's wrong.” ― Muhammad Ali
First one down. I was so looking forward to these...fyi...for artist (in my opinion) it seems that we enjoy the first challenge, inspiration pumping...ideas flowing... others are so supportive...then about halfway through.. we start doubting... support dwindles t the same time...ideas do not flow as easily... this is when we need support... so mid-month check in with us and wham all of us with support to continue to the end.
A loved ones...loved one.
Starting of a small painting...by request:)
The final version - representing a family (sons: moon, bear, bird) the stars are the parents
These are the results from a request to create a piece based on a fathers son's nicknames. The older brother is the moon, second the bear, third the bird. Added the stars as the parents.
His first request was of a tattoo of sorts ...but I struggled and my drawings kept turning into children illustrations. I so enjoyed the challenge and it gave me an opportunity to honor the love of family. At the same time, it was hard to associate them into a tattoo:) .
Sketchy News Drawing Challenge