Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Mandala

Found a tutorial for creating mendhi inspired mandalas on magamerlina.com. they are gorgeous! I am going to do one more closely following the mendhi tattoo idea later, but this was my first mandala, done last night:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Upside down pic

Ok, so the two page spread was upside down in that last post. Sigh. Can't get it to flip around in the phone app. Sorry 'bout that...

Felissimo 500 colored pencil subscription

I am getting pencils every month from Felissimo, a company in Japan. They have a set of 500 pencils which are available by subscription only, 25 pencils a month. They don't send them in order, apparently, but I now have seven sets. I also bought a large sketchbook a month or so ago - and when I say large, I mean LARGE... It has over 600 pages, and the pages are 11x12 inches.

So. With all of that space, I decided to devote a page to each pencil shipment and create a 20 page color chart. I have all twenty drawn, and last night finished coloring in the last two sets I have so far. Here are the pictures so far: