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jacquip
11-30-2012, 07:42 PM
I am posting these a little early as I'm not sure I'll have time tomorrow. All images from StockExchange, free for use

Hope there is something to inspire you.... though I did go a bit crazy with the animals :)

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-bear_sml.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-child_sml.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-highland_cow_sml.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-shoes_sml.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-street_light_sml.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Nov-2012/185124-wolf_sml.jpg

DrDebby
11-30-2012, 08:09 PM
Thank you Jacqui. That shaggy cow is just adorable.

RainySea
11-30-2012, 08:33 PM
Thanks, Jacqui. Of course I have to do that wolf or doggie (not sure what he is, but he's handsome). . . and those blue shoes are also appealing!

jacquip
11-30-2012, 10:15 PM
Thanks Debby, the highland cow is a cutie.
I thought of you when I picked the wolf Rainy, glad you like him.

RainySea
12-01-2012, 08:59 PM
quick sketch in S&B Delta with a sharpie pen. . . then I added some portfolio oil pastels on the top

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/01-Dec-2012/132279-blueshoes.jpg

jacquip
12-01-2012, 09:43 PM
Great job on the shoes Rainy, lovely sheen.

Marmsk
12-02-2012, 07:16 AM
Nice selection Jacqui.
Good job on those shoes, Rainy.

DrDebby
12-02-2012, 04:50 PM
Excellent shoes, Rainy.

Gloppus
12-04-2012, 01:31 AM
Nice shoes, Rainy. They look real. I'm happy if my cow is recognizable.
9x12 pencil - Strathmore Sketchbook
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Dec-2012/1144310-cow.jpg

I had to try this when I saw it. We had Scottish Highland cattle on the farm when I grew up. I had to walk across the field to the hay barn to feed them before going to school. If I stopped or walked too slowly, the oldest and biggest cow would put her nose in the small of my back and give me a boost to keep me moving. If you have ever been nudged by a 2000 pound beast with two foot long horns... well believe me, you don't push back. It was quite a thrill for a ten year old boy. Thanks for posting the pictures, Jacqui.

Marmsk
12-04-2012, 03:42 AM
Great sketch, I like these cattle also. They have 'attitude'! Nice job.

eyepaint
12-04-2012, 02:01 PM
Oh yay, animals. Must get busy :)

DrDebby
12-04-2012, 02:18 PM
Philip, wonderful job on the highland cow. Great memory to share too.

jacquip
12-04-2012, 07:49 PM
Philip love your cow and the story.

marriam
12-07-2012, 07:49 PM
Thanks for photos Jacqui:)
Here is a watercolor sketch 6x6"
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2012/979330-img432.jpg

Great work on those shoes Rainy, I was tempted to try them too:D
Nice sketch of the cow Philip:) .

DrDebby
12-07-2012, 07:50 PM
Marriam, very cool lantern sketch.

jacquip
12-08-2012, 01:16 AM
Great job on the lantern miriam

I have sketched a couple of these but not got around to taking photos, I really need a new scanner....

RainySea
12-08-2012, 09:50 AM
Marriam, that is beautiful. I love how you added color to the wall with your artist license as that really makes the lantern pop. Well done!

I am gonna do the wolf today. . .

eyepaint
12-11-2012, 11:01 AM
Here are my pieces:

wolf:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Dec-2012/96240-wipdec10-01.JPG

big horn:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Dec-2012/96240-wipdec10-02.JPG

big butt:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Dec-2012/96240-wipdec10-03.JPG

jacquip
12-11-2012, 04:27 PM
These are really cool EP. I love your titles, esp big butt... lol.

Marmsk
12-12-2012, 03:22 PM
Hey EP, you have been busy. I like your style!
Marriam, your lamp is great.
Then I managed to do one picture of 'Big Horn'.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/12-Dec-2012/143438-HighlandCow.jpg
Sanguine Faber Castel Pitt pen.

DrDebby
12-13-2012, 06:04 PM
EP, wonderful collection of critters.

Eileen, marvelous job on the cow.

eyepaint
12-14-2012, 10:25 PM
Thanks Jacqui, Eileen, and Debby

I darkened the bg of two of the critters. I wanted them to stand out.

big horn
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Dec-2012/96240-wipdec10-022.JPG

big butt
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Dec-2012/96240-wipdec10-033.JPG

jacquip
12-15-2012, 11:10 PM
Finally got the camera out and have some pics to upload of the couple I attempted.

Bears on page predecorated with watercolour, drawn with fountain pen, bit hard to see, sorry
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Dec-2012/185124-DSCN2501-sml.jpg

Big horn cow, done is pastel pencils. I made the mistake of leaving my sketchbook open on my desk and the cat laid on it and rolled around a bit and suddenly my drawing is a lot lighter...lol
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Dec-2012/185124-DSCN2503-sml.jpg

Blue shoes, watercolour.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Dec-2012/185124-DSCN2496-sml.jpg

DrDebby
12-18-2012, 08:13 PM
EP, the animals do pop more with the darker background.

Great sketches, Jaqui.