Arts and Crafts · colored pencil · drawing · Food art · Illustration

Green Pepper

I need to go back and add something to this. The colors that are in the shadow under the pepper should be IN the pepper itself. The darks are not dark enough, if that makes sense. Fellow artists, you understand. So, while I have work in progress shots of this piece, and I've signed it… Continue reading Green Pepper

colored pencil · drawing

Tomato

So as I wads looking through all my photos for the ones to use for this post, I realized I really didn't take any work in progress shots for this! LAME! So I have a few as well as a list of the pencils that I used so I suppose this will just be an… Continue reading Tomato

colored pencil · drawing · Illustration

Apples in Basket

Well, it has definitely been quite a while since I've posted anything. Summer has been fun, lazy and busy all at the same time. I've been working on this picture off an on for a while. I had a commission I was doing while also trying to finish this. I'm using Strathmore Colored Pencil Paper,… Continue reading Apples in Basket

Create · creativity · drawing · Thoughts

Fall

Top image credit: Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Fall is so full of inspiration! This image I've selected for the title image is what I love best about fall. The clear blue skies and the gorgeous changing leaves together. I can just feel the warm, yet crisp air. I want cider and doughnuts and… Continue reading Fall

colored pencil · drawing

Snail #2

So far I've only drawn two snails. Four ladybugs, two snails. I had big plans, big plans. I was going to do four snails to go along with the amount of ladybugs. Then I got bored and wanted to do other things. Story of my creative life. I am really glad to be back into… Continue reading Snail #2

colored pencil · drawing · Illustration

Ladybugs

So, some how I got it into my head that I would like to try to draw a ladybug. Where exactly this came from, I have no idea. Sometimes I just go with it. I turned to my new favorite resource, Pixabay. This site is great, and I'm so happy that I found out about… Continue reading Ladybugs

colored pencil · drawing

Cupcake with blue frosting

It took me a ridiculously long time to finish this drawing. I don't know why. It really wasn't overly complicated or anything like that. It's not huge,the paper is only 9" x 12".ย  I think what the problem was, was that I stopped and started it too many times, instead of just sitting down and… Continue reading Cupcake with blue frosting