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 · 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

colored pencil · Illustration

The First Snail

Hello! After all those little ladybug illustrations, I decided that I would like to try another little garden critter. There were a few I had in mind, and would maybe like to work on in the future, but for right now I settled on snails. Now, I do make an attempt to grow a vegetable… Continue reading The First Snail

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

Create · Illustration

Wildflower with Bees in Colored Pencil

So I recently got out my colored pencils. I am not actually sure what inspired me to do so, but I'm glad that I did. One of my favorite mediums has always been colored pencil. I am sitting here writing this, racking my brain trying to figure out what brought on my desire to use… Continue reading Wildflower with Bees in Colored Pencil

Arts and Crafts · How to · Illustration · Uncategorized

How I drew this. #2 in a series.

Well, I thought I would start a series of posts about my step by step process. I'm not sure how long this will go for, but it seemed like a cool idea. I know that I am always interested in other people's process, so I figured, why not share mine? I don't always remember to… Continue reading How I drew this. #2 in a series.

Arts and Crafts · Illustration

How I Drew This. #1 in a new series.

So maybe it was last weekend...I was sitting on my butt couch not feeling like I wanted to do much of anything. Not that unusual, I suppose. Except for the fact that I have really made myself some goals regarding my art, and one of my goals for that weekend was to create (and essentially… Continue reading How I Drew This. #1 in a new series.