Star Geese (WIP)

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I did a fast pencil-and-paint sketch on totally the wrong paper for Sketchfest today. (Thank goodness for work breaks!). You can click the pic to see it bigger. The prompt was “it’s full of stars” and this is so much a WIP that it doesn’t even really express what I was seeing in my head. I don’t even know how to do what’s in my head. Nor do I really know where the geese go on the paper. But it tickles my brain!

I’m happy with the wings. The advantage of working in a Bird museum with a small library is lots of handy reference material. My bird-body clue is coming along nicely. Anyway, I hope to make something based on this. In meantime, a sketch, and happy to have it! More random nattering about how it’s made over at Sketchfest proper, if you’re curious.

 

Coffee, coffee, everywhere and not a drop to drink

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I did another sketch for Sketchfest. Didn't post it because I wanted to turn it into finish work (well, it was also excessively late at night…). But lo! I did!

I sketched in pencil and micron pen, scanned that, printed it on watercolor paper, and painted it. That was fun! But me tell you, getting a digital file of this was a BEAR. This is the whole thing, but prints might be cropped versions. Yes prints, but not yet, I have some stuff to do right now.

 

“Wren Voyage”

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Another colored pencil on mat board, 6cm x 6cm.

Part of the once-hypothetical “Critters Lugging Stuff Around” series.

Possibly not quite done, now I see it larger onscreen after the scan. Something about the bottom of the suitcase and the contrast by the suitcase handle.

Hmm. Well, if I update this, I’ll note so here. If I remember!

On stuff in my deviantArt prints so far. Maybe more later.