Sunday, November 13, 2011

October and November Sketches

Sweet Angel
I have been busy, busy. Unfortunately, there hasn't been time to paint. There is time to sketch on many days. Early mornings are best if I can capture the time. It's already 10:34 and I have been up since 6:30! I just got to scan some recent sketches that I am pleased with. I want to paint a gift for a good friend who is retiring soon. She likes angels, so I hope to paint this "Sweet Angel" for her.
Round Design Pattern

Little Witch 
Vined Pumpkin
Round Design Pattern is something I dreamed up because I love circular design. It could use some texture and color.










This "Little Witch" is inspired by an antique card that I found in a box at Barnes and Noble in October. I wanted to create my own version of this.






In Paint Works Magazine, October, 2011, there are always some inspiring designs to produce in painted media.  This is my version of Robin Mani's "Pumpkin Swirls Plate".  I liked this idea so much, that I went on to paint the design in several combined media