Back To Work

I have been remiss in updating my blog(s) these past months. I hope I can spend more time posting on this web log as I want to spend more time with my colored pencils. Hopefully the two will go hand in hand.

Created using Prismacolor Verithin pencils, Gamsol and blending stumps to remove the wax buildup and achieve a bit of blending. The paper is a page in my rarely used cheap sketch book.

Digital Art (Red Cactus)

Previously I used my iPad and several apps to play with a colored pencil drawing, Jackrabbit, before committing to a final version. Now I have used an art app or two on the iPad to create ideas for a new drawing. Certainly need to learn the nuances of the apps. (Sorry to those whose  likes I may have deleted when trying to edit this reposting. The photo apparently did not appear in the first post and my futile attempts at editing failed.) Thanks to SoshiTech,com and for the likes.

Completed Jackrabbit

Finally completed my colored pencil drawing of a jackrabbit. It is from a photo I took several years ago. I thought he or she was a splendid looking rabbit. Hope I did it justice. The 5″ x 7″ drawing has been scanned, enhanced and printed as note cards. The original will be shown in our local art show this month.

Two For The Show

Two of my colored pencil drawings framed and ready for our upcoming local art show.


Jackrabbit Drawing

The basic drawing done. Now I need to determine if I need to ground it and how.


More Jackrabbit Possibilities

Several more versions to contemplate. A definite round file and a true pencil to paper possibility. Thank you Artrage.

Jackrabbit Progress

Just about finished with the body of the jackrabbit. Using the iPad app, Artrage, to play with backgrounds before putting pencil to paper. Used Filterstorm to prepare rabbit photo for import to Artrage.


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