Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Blue/Lavender; Gestures 4

Drawn from life, this April.

Blue/Lavender is Tombow marker, ink and pastel on highly absorbent watercolor paper, about 6" x 9".

Gestures 4 is charcoal on shopping bag.

PRIZE :  

I won Petrea's 200th Zen Monday contest (okay, I tied with Pasadena Adjacent).  To participate in more Zen Mondays, which are lots of fun, even without prizes, check out Pasadena Daily Photo.

NATURE WATCH:

Bull Creek, beer and ribs.

22 comments:

  1. great, i like so much your work really estimate you so much

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  2. Oh Jean, I covet the top one. I love everything about it -- the colors, the pose, the lines, the grace.

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  3. me too, Jean, I love that top one. It's so great that you included the charcoal on the shopping bag... oh, it's inspiring.

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  4. there is a nice bite to the surface of a shopping bag

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  5. I too am a big fan of the lavender--the pose and the color-- but I like the charcoal too.

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  6. More than wonderful color. The lines, thick and bold portray the weariness and drama very well

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  7. Your work is so wonderful. Love the watery blue dreamy lady!

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  8. You definitely deserved winning !

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  9. One after the other, all beautiful. I do love your moody colors.

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  10. Thanks, AH. I believe that the model for this is a boxer--beautifully strong.

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  11. Thanks, your highness PI. Shopping bag is one of my favorite supports for drawing, also gessoed cardboard for painting.

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  12. Thanks, Banjo. For whatever reason, I am becoming fonder of purples.

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  13. Thanks, Joni. I'm glad dreaminess comes through.

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  14. Had to dash over for another look.

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  15. I love that top one two!!! Really well done. Very fluid...love the colors...

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  16. Thanks, AH and Chieftess.

    My pleasure.

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