Wednesday, July 29, 2009

What I've been doing lately...

I went to Ohio for a few days around July 4th, and when I got back I bought a book called "Lifelike Drawing in Colored Pencil, by Lee Hammond. I had been playing around with pencils in my prayer journal, but when I bought this book, I decided to try something new. This is one of my first attempts...

I had not idea what burnishing was and was surprised at how different a drawing can look once you add this technique. Has anyone else tried colored pencils lately?

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


I was blog hopping 1 day a couple of weeks ago and found the Gratitude Community. I loved the idea of writing down all of the gifts that God has given me so I too have joined and I hope you will too! Here is my list from last weekend:

33. colored pencils
34. magazines
35. craft books
36. phone
37. cell phone
38. running shoes
39. bottled water

The list keeps growing and i keep realizing how much God has given blessed I am.