Thursday, October 11, 2012

Arty Farty!

Much as I love stitching and embroidery, sometimes it's nice to take a short break and do something else. Over the past few days it's been getting the coloured pencils out and having a scribble. I started this a while ago, this is the Work In Progress!

(Click on photo for bigger image) This was a scan, so not a good reproduction
















and here is the finished work.

(Click on photo for bigger image)

















I also finished this one:

(Click on photo for bigger image)

















and made a start on this:

(Click on photo for bigger image) Very lightly penciled in.
















And this:

(Click on photo for bigger image)











I occasionally splash about in watercolour, but I really enjoy working in coloured pencil. In some ways, it is similar to embroidery. Fine work with precise placing of marks. And although I do sometimes use a stand-up easel, I can do it anywhere!

2 comments:

margaret said...

oh Susan, your talent with coloured pencils is amazing, these pics will be treasured forever

Hoopie said...

Wonderful work !