Category Archives: Pastels

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

The Sky’s the Limit

One of the first artists I met online after starting this art blog was Jade Sutton. She’s creative, she’s imaginative, and she’s very inspiring. You may already be following her blog — Jade Sutton Art — and if you’re not,

The Sky’s the Limit

One of the first artists I met online after starting this art blog was Jade Sutton. She’s creative, she’s imaginative, and she’s very inspiring. You may already be following her blog — Jade Sutton Art — and if you’re not,

Liking What We Draw

It’s all right to like what we draw. This has been one of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn since I started drawing last summer. Being a beginner, I’m always apologetic about my art, especially when I look around

Liking What We Draw

It’s all right to like what we draw. This has been one of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn since I started drawing last summer. Being a beginner, I’m always apologetic about my art, especially when I look around

Clouds

Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere I’ve looked at clouds that way But now they only block the sun They rain and snow on everyone So many things I

Clouds

Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere I’ve looked at clouds that way But now they only block the sun They rain and snow on everyone So many things I

Pastels – For the Birds!

I do love drawing birds, and today I wanted to share this fat little fellow hopping around in a bit of snow. I did have a lot of fun drawing him, but this post isn’t actually about birds. It’s about

Pastels – For the Birds!

I do love drawing birds, and today I wanted to share this fat little fellow hopping around in a bit of snow. I did have a lot of fun drawing him, but this post isn’t actually about birds. It’s about

You Get What You Pay For

Caveat emptor — let the buyer beware — was probably the first Latin phrase I learned. I was no more than five or six years old, and those words upset me. They spoke of greed and corruption, showing me a grown-up world I didn’t

You Get What You Pay For

Caveat emptor — let the buyer beware — was probably the first Latin phrase I learned. I was no more than five or six years old, and those words upset me. They spoke of greed and corruption, showing me a grown-up world I didn’t

Let There Be Light

On the first day of creation, light came into the world. Nothing is more important for an artist than light. Without it, we’re not able to see. A post from the Physics Classroom website, explains it like this: The bottom line

Let There Be Light

On the first day of creation, light came into the world. Nothing is more important for an artist than light. Without it, we’re not able to see. A post from the Physics Classroom website, explains it like this: The bottom line