who puts the sweetness into the late summer peaches?
Apparently you get lines or you get colors, I can’t manage to do both!
Seriously, I have to figure out how I want to manage all the coloring pages, because I want to color them!
odd peoples and their animal friends
I had enough time in studio to play with some new tools – I actually broke out my lightboard to trace the original sketch I made, which was not properly centered for such a symmetrical being. And a new pen nib for the finer lines.
The quote is from a #FolkloreThursday tweet featuring a pair of these bee-ings. Unfortunately I lost the tweet before I noted the source, but the same picture is on this Wikipedia page:
I met them on the mountain trail. They wouldn’t turn to show their face.
I do not know who this is, or why they strolled across the paper stage. Perhaps you should give them a face and story of your own choosing.
Some day this cool weather will turn warmer and my garden will take off. Until then, enjoying the long, slow blooming of spring flowers.
The pretty green ink did not scan very smoothly, it’s really a warmer, leafier shade. This came about by inking a pencil doodle. Funny that I hardly ever use just graphite pencil for drawings, though I love the look and feel. I used to draw in pencil quite a lot.