Saturday, April 11, 2009
Wipe Away Lips
Was it just last week that I gave two surprise parties? A surprise 40th for my friend, Kim and a 70th for my Mom. My Dad really gave the party for Mom, but Jenny (my sister-in-law) and I helped. What with the parties and out of town work scheduled in between, I haven't found much art time lately. I managed to squeeze in a bit last weekend. Jenny and I visited while my niece Charlotte napped. I filled in eyes, lips and hair (lesson five). I'm not too happy with the hair. The brown blob-ish-ness resists dimension. I keep reminding myself that I'm learning! And indeed that is the fun part of this endeavor.
This afternoon I've been working on lesson six: shading with paint crayons! This lesson rather reminds me of one of Collin's favorite picture books, Fortunately, Unfortunately: