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Friday, July 31, 2009

another birthday!

I am 55 today!
What an age!1 year and 7 months of drawing!

This is how I played with Crayola crayons and oil pastels for one hour this morning!

This is on canvas panel 6x8in.

One more hour of drawing in the afternoon.This is not my art day but anyway here is my vase of sunflowers in Caran d'Ache watercolor pencils dry with two choices of background on Stonehenge pad 5x7in.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Temples of Egypt

Today I added more slideshows on my page Egypt 2008, from last summer's trip to Egypt.
Wish you all happy moments while listening to my Egyptian music and seeing these memorable sites.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

fresh figs

Colored pencils on Bristol board smooth light yellow 5x8in. 4 hours.From real life.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

finger paint

This child's face was done in graphite using the circulism method and the paint is
oil pastel. 3 hours on drawing pad 5x7in.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

a green apple

after tutorial; colored pencils on Canson mi teintes white pad 5x7in. 3:30 hours.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Mariposa hermosa

I really enjoyed using this technique and probably circulism will be from now on my favorite technique in colored pencils.
Caran d'Ache watercolored pencils dry on light yellow Bristol board 5x9in.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

mon papillon

Today I discovered the technique called circulism for creating colored pencil drawings.This is the first time using this technique on a flower and butterfly and I guess I will have to study it in depth as it is so relaxing and fun.

Visit this artist for circulism technique colored pencil art. Virginia Tupper

And this is my favorite portrait of Virginia Tupper: Femme

Saturday, July 18, 2009

happy together

This one tested my patience. Colored pencils on Stonehenge pad 5x7in.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Pakistani girl

Sepia, sanguine, white chalk, grey conte on Canson mi-teintes 8x11 in. One hour.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sunday, July 12, 2009

peach tree

This is a 5x7 in. drawing on Bristol board in Caran d'Ache watercolor pencils dry.2 hours 30 minutes work.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

crayola markers

Just playing with crayola markers. The hydrangea is from life, my patio shrub; and the peaches from reference, glued on Canson mi-teintes brown pad 5x7in.
The sunflower also glued on Bristol board.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009

Hermit crab

my rendering in sepia, sanguine, white chalk pencil, crayola metallic blue, colored pencils dust on Canson Mi-teintes 8x11 in. cream pad.1.30 hours.For a gift on my husband's birthday.

Friday, July 3, 2009

oil pastels drawing

This is an oil pastels drawing over Crayola crayons sketch on canvaskin pad 9x13in. 1 hour.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


Something to brighten up my page even if my sporadic work in this medium doesn't even come close to watercolor, the way I know it.