All posts tagged: illustration

Anne of Green Gables illustrations

I introduced my daughter to Anne Shirley this weekend and it inspired a few illustrations. I have to stop myself, or I would illustrate every scene. I adore Anne, but my daughter says “She talks too much. Not exactly a kindred spirit! Still, she’s enjoying […]

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The Texture Alphabet

I have been making a texture alphabet! I finished it up yesterday. Here are all the letters, done in watercolor: This project was inspired by my daughter’s love of big, fancy words.

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More watercolors

Here are a few recent watercolor sketches… These two are the result of one of my painted garbage experiments. Here, I primed some paperboard from food packaging with white latex gesso, then painted with watercolor once it had dried: I like the effect. I love […]

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Crow sketch

Crow sketch

A quick morning sketch of a crow in watercolor. Every morning when I walk my daughter to school, I see a whole murder of crows playing. They look like they have so much fun. It’s my dear ambition to befriend one.  

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Narwhals

Narwhals

My daughter and I are really into narwhals right now. We read about them, we sculpted them, we painted them. Here’s my latest little watercolor sketch of baby narwhals: Did you know that female narwhals don’t have the horn? That is so unfair.

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