So, I’m back with another gray scale image. This one is the cutest little mouse all tucked into a walnut shell. I colour her with my Copic markers. I then added a creative border using photo editing application. I just love the twinkles the border has added.
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I recently discovered gray scale digital images. Wow, are they ever cool! I’ve coloured several over the past week and I just can’t get enough of them!
This image is called “Shot of Magic,” by Christine Karron. Her work is absolutely amazing. Don’t you just love the details in this image? It was challenging, but such a satisfying colouring experience. I will be post more of her images as I colour them.
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I need to start by say that I always buy my digital images. I see digis by the thousands on Pinterest that are being “shared” when they were meant to be sold by the artist. That is theft! The same thing goes with my digital books, I do not use those “free books” sites; I buy my digital books.
I’m not trying to sound like an almighty do-gooder!
I don’t think it is fair or right to take an artist’s work and spread it around the Internet, free for all who have no conscience. Okay, that said, I sometimes find an image that has no artist’s name attached, no company name, no publisher’s name, no copyright, nothing at all to identify it. In such a case, I believe it is a free-for-all image and I have no qualms about using it.
The following gray scale images, which I coloured with my Copic markers, are two that I came across on the Internet. If anyone knows the name of the artist or has any information as to their origin, I would be most appreciative if you could pass it on to me. I will take them down, immediately, if need be.
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Meet Benny Blue!
A few weeks ago I discovered artist, Christine Karron. Her images are, in a word, incredible! She has created a little character called Benny Blue. He’s a little blue bunny with the most comical expression, who always seems to get himself into funny situations, as you will see in her Benny Blue colouring book. I bought the book and I am now totally, and inextricably in love with Benny Blue. Visit Christine’s site to see Benny Blue and her other beautiful images.
I just spent a day-and-a-half at a workshop to make this beautiful angel. What a wonderful experience! The teacher, Maria Saracino, is an award-winning artist whose work is beyond amazing.
Maria works with Super Sculpey to sculpt her characters. I had never worked with it until I took my first class with Maria.
Everything about the angel is handmade. We sculpted the face and hands (with delicate little fingers); applied make-up to enhance her pretty face; made the wings, the dress and the delicate underskirt. It is such a fascinating journey to see a block of clay and some bits of fabric turn into a beautiful angel that, I hope, will become a family heirloom.
Maria has turned Sculpey into a medium for fine art. Visit Maria’s site to see her unforgettable hand-sculpted characters.
P.S. Here’s me, with my completed angel. Do I look happy? Oh, yah!