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with pencil and charcoal 2.

September 22nd, 2016 by BLOGitse received 10 Comments »

 

Hi everyone!

 

Previous pencil & charcoal post is here.

 

This week we had to draw Nefertiti with charcoal.

We had a plaster statue as a model…

 

 

nefertiti-plaster-statue-by-blogitse

 

 

Here’s the first one

 

nefertiti-charcoal_1-by-blogitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

This second one was first totally ‘coaled’ and then I ‘draw’ with

brush and eraser.

 

nefertiti-charcoal_2-by-blogitse

 

 

I have two pics for Theme Art challenge

September’s ‘geometric art’

 

 

geometric-art_5-by-blogitse

 

 

geometric-art_6-by-blogitse

 

 

This has been a good week – how about yours?

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

with pencil and charcoal

September 16th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 13 Comments »

 

 

Hi everyone!

 

I’ve drawn with pencil,

a lot!

Here are a few for

 

Theme Art challenge in September: ‘geometric art’

 

 

Teemataidetta geometrisin kuvioin…

 

 

geometric-art_2-by-blogitse

 

 

 

 

geometric-art_3-by-blogitse

 

 

 

 

geometric-art_4-by-blogitse

 

 

In our course ‘from drawing to painting’ medium was charcoal.

We did ‘a hand’ – huge hand.

First one was just outlines and the second was first colored with charcoal and then

‘drawn’ with chamois (and brush).

These are not ready but shows the idea…

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

charcoal-lineout-hand-by-blogitse

 

 

charcoal-base-drawn-with-chamois-by-blogitse

 

 

I’d like to know which one of these works is your favorite and why?

 

 

Just curious….

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

after holidays…

September 9th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 19 Comments »

 

 

it’s time for new and old challenges…

I started a new course ‘from drawing to painting’.

 

We had to draw a composition which didn’t fit on paper,

make items bigger than they are…

It was fun but very difficult!

I had two items

sunglasses case and hand cream tube

 

 

composition-for-drawing-by-blogitse

 

 

I didn’t have time to finish this but it was good start for a new season…

 

pencil-drawing-of-composition-by-blogitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Next drawing is for Theme Art challenge September’s  ‘geometric art’

 

I might do more drawings with pencil.

This I call ‘movement’.

 

 

movement-geometric-art_1-by-blogitse

 

Lyijykynällä liikettä niveliin 🙂

 

geometrista taidetta

Teemakuun kollaasiin

 

 

Relaa viikonloppua kaikille!

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

geometric art

September 8th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 8 Comments »

 

September’s art theme

 

is ‘geometric art’

 

It was fun to play with pencil again…

 

 

geometric-art_0-by-blogitse

 

 

Ensimmäinen piirustus

 

Teemakuun kollaasiin

 

Lyijykynällä hinkkasin ja hankasin…

 

 

colorful August…

August 18th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 8 Comments »

 

Hi everyone!

 

Oh it’s been RAINY! and windy…

Rain and hard wind are good reasons to be inside

and

get up and do some exercise.

Yes. I started this Monday…some Tai Chi, Pilates,

using a foam roller (oh that’s hard but feels gooood!)

and just stretching…

 

my old exercise mat by BLOGitse

 

 

 

Look up and get an inspiration to paint.

That’s how this watercolor painting started…for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

August clouds watercolour by BLOGitse

 

 

One day it was sunny enough and I shot Rowan in our garden.

 

 

Rowan in our garden by BLOGitse

 

Nice looking but hard wind blows berries/fruits all over our wooden terrace.

 

oh well, all kinds of stuff is coming down: rain, snow, pollen, needles…

 

 

What’s coming down in your garden/neighborhood? 🙂

 

 

I’ll have a blogging/holiday break –

see you again in September!

 

Enjoy rest of this August!

 

 

windy August…

August 11th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 9 Comments »

Hey everyone!

It’s been really windy,

temperature dropped,

rain every now and then…feels like autumn already!

Autch.

 

Many evenings the sky has been like a flaming ocean…

Like this on Friday 5.8.2016

 

unset Fri 5.8.2016 by BLOGitse

 

 

This was an inspiration for my

 

Paint Party Friday

 

entry this week

 

 

watercolor sunset by BLOGitse

 

 

After two weeks we’ll escape to France for a week

to meet family members from different parts of the planet…

We rent a huge house with a pool, outdoor kitchen etc.

Can’t wait to relax and enjoy summer over there!

(Here at home our renovation project continues now outside;

terrace enlargement,

we built a small shed for garden tools etc. that needs painting plus

this and that small things.)

 

 

How’s your life???

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

rough work done, brushes waiting…

July 29th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 7 Comments »

 

YES!

All rough work in our sauna building is DONE!

Only a few details to be done today and finally

tomorrow we’ll have our first sauna session. Jeeeee!

 

These boots were busy but now they are somewhere else

doing good, important work, thank you!

 

renovation boots by BLOGitse

 

 

We have still organizing to do, some stuff is outside under plastic…

 

 

I can’t wait to get my ‘normal’ days back,

able to draw and paint more…

 

Brushes are staring at me – use me, use me….. 🙂

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

 

painting brushes by BLOGitse

 

 

How’s your life?

 

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

pear – to paint and eat…

July 22nd, 2016 by BLOGitse received 5 Comments »

 

This week has been sanding and painting.

All sauna window frames painted,

today we’ll get sauna benches ready but

we have to wait first ‘löyly’, to sit inside,

for a week or so. We have time…

 

We’ve eaten lots of fruits and berries this summer.

The other day we ate pears.

Like this one

 

pear to eat by BLOGitse

 

 

I painted it quickly with watercolors for

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

watercolour pear by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

round and around…

July 15th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 14 Comments »

 

 

doodling, round and around, round and around…

I needed a break from sauna building renovation things but

I didn’t have inspiration to paint nor draw…

I did some croquis skething with charcoal but it didn’t go well…

Then I took sheet of paper and let the pen flow without thinking or plan…

 

round and around…

here ‘s a collage of that session

 

doodling collage by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

After that I took a fountain pen…let it flow…

some watercolor and she’s dancing like a maniac…

 

dancing woman by BLOGitse

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

peas without princess

July 8th, 2016 by BLOGitse received 3 Comments »

 

I’m not a princess and I eat peas not sleep on them 🙂

 

Here are details before adding water (I used watercolor pencils)

 

peas watercolor details by BLOGitse

 

 

and here how it looks ready

 

dancing peas 🙂

 

 

summer peas by BLOGitse

 

 

Paint Party Friday

 

 

Have a relaxing weekend!

 

 

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