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Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Day of the Viking!

Monday night I had the pleasure of watching Jay the Viking drawing live online...unfortunately the recording didn't save, but he is a fabulous artist and illustrator. He was drawing non-whimsical Faeries, and they are just beautiful!!!

Here is my attempt.
Firstly I drew her face, with swirly art nouveau hair...
...she needed a hat.
Decided she was holding something, and that she should have moth wings...
I chose Gypsy moth for the wings, which nicely names her too :), and added a few oak leaves behind her.
When I was satisfied with the sketch, I sealed it with fixative, and added watercolour washes...
and am feeling quite smug about the overall result :D
She is therefore my Face no8 for 29 Faces in Febraury
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14 comments:

  1. Wow! Amazing work Gina...I love her.Great to see how she progressed too.
    Hugs xx

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  2. And well you should be, she is lovely!
    Nicely done.
    Hugs

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  3. She looks amazing Gina, I love the oak leaf on her arm and her wings look amazing. :-) xx

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  4. can i get that sketch of yours to use as a digi for my cards? (the b&w one) she's gorgeous!!!!

    do you have the doll w/heart image? let me know. i'll email it to you.

    hugs :)

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  5. Your attempt has been wonderful, delightful woman butterfly.

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  6. Wow!! She's amazing!! Loved watching the process!!

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  7. Your fairy is wonderful!!! I love her! The colors are perfectly soft and fairylike!

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous - ethereal, lovely and the colors are just perfect. I continue to love checking in to see your wonderful faces - such a variety!

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  9. That's fantastic, looks really great.

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  10. you should feel smug she is beautiful

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  11. She is so beautiful and I love her muscles and her beautiful hair under the acorns-cap!

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  12. OOOOOOOh you should be proud of you and look what the Viking brings out in you. Just fantastic!

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  13. You should feel smug! She is wonderful!!! I love faeries and would love to be able to draw them. I'm not thinking that's my strong suit though. Great job :)

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