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creamandblueberries
09-26-2016, 04:35 PM
Hi everyone!
Very new to these forums, thought I'd start with an art journal! Most of these are from my sketchbook but some are just random pages I use for experiments, and maybe one or two finished pieces. Crit very welcome!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Sep-2016/1989669-image_1.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Sep-2016/1989669-image_2.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Sep-2016/1989669-image_3.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Sep-2016/1989669-image_4.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Sep-2016/1989669-image.jpeg

bgviper
09-27-2016, 04:37 AM
i new to the forum myself but anyway, welcome to the forum.
cool sketches, keep em coming!! i like the 2nd the best

KreativeK
09-27-2016, 09:50 AM
Welcome both of you to WetCanvas! Creamandblueberries, your figures are very strong and compelling to see. All are different. The last one has to be my fave. The longing, wistful look in her eyes tell a story.

creamandblueberries
09-27-2016, 11:04 AM
Thanks guys! KreativeK, that was definitely one of my favourite ones to paint... I've been experimenting a lot lately and it's been really great :) Working primarily with watercolours and charcoals. Oil is a bit of a pain for sketching although I have a few of those too.
More stuff from the last week or so...
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Sep-2016/1989669-image_8.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Sep-2016/1989669-image_9.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Sep-2016/1989669-image_10.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Sep-2016/1989669-image_11.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Sep-2016/1989669-image_6.jpeg

DrDebby
09-27-2016, 03:59 PM
Welcome to Art Journals.

Wonderful array of sketches. Being a flute player myself, the red-headed flute player caught my attention. Well done.

creamandblueberries
09-30-2016, 01:29 PM
Thank you DrDebby! I actually used to play flute too, although I discovered recently I've forgotten how to read sheet music... except for the b and c note. So no real flute playing from me anymore :(
Just a small acrylic practice I did a few days ago, I've been working on some bigger pieces but I really want to get better with acrylics! It's not in my sketchbook, hopefully that's okay...
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2016/1989669-image_13.jpeg

DrDebby
09-30-2016, 03:25 PM
If you call it a sketch, that's what it is. :) Got a lot of texture going on there.

And, you can re-learn to read music. It'll come quicker since it's more remembering than learning something new. Just saying. :music:

Joan T
09-30-2016, 05:55 PM
Creamandblueberries, welcome!!! You have some lovely work in your sketchbooks. I love that last one of the lips. Your shading on the black and white faces is great with good light.

Aiylah
10-02-2016, 06:17 AM
Fab start, lovely work :)

laudesan
10-02-2016, 08:34 AM
Your work is absolutely fabulous!

eyepaint
10-02-2016, 09:39 PM
Lovely lip study. I'm sure the sheet music reading skill will return, like Debby said, as remembering not needing to learn from scratch.

creamandblueberries
10-18-2016, 12:01 PM
hey guys! thanks for stopping by and all the lovely compliments! quick update, i've been really busy lately with life stuff and also trying to plan some bigger pieces for shows (trying to get some writing in as well as nature stuff before it gets cold!) so i'm super late for inktober!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Oct-2016/1989669-image_17.jpeg
inktober stuff!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Oct-2016/1989669-image_19.jpeg
hand study, i used to draw hands so frequently but i feel like i lost some of the magic of hands recently...
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Oct-2016/1989669-image_15.jpeg
acrylic practice
also i'm having some difficulty with the images flipping themselves, am i doing something wrong? hope everyone is having a lovely autumn!

eyepaint
10-18-2016, 04:38 PM
Great shading/modelling on the woman's face.

TBrender
10-18-2016, 07:40 PM
You are very talented... beautiful eyes!
Thanks for sharing your work :)

Joan T
10-26-2016, 05:37 PM
Nice pieces! It is hard to keep up with Inktober.

creamandblueberries
11-05-2016, 11:40 AM
hey everyone!
eyepaint, thank you! i've been trying to get the modelling and shading down in paint, i find it a lot easier than in pen for some reason :/
tbrender & joan, thanks! i find it super hard to keep up with inktober, especially when it's the last time of the season to go outside comfortably haha!

some new stuff and one i did from a couple months ago...

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image_23.jpeg
old one!

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image_27.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image_26_-_Copy.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image28.jpeg

break doodles

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image24.jpeg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Nov-2016/1989669-image_25_-_Copy.jpeg
some watercolour stuff i quickly did last night :)
thanks for looking!

eyepaint
11-05-2016, 05:15 PM
That third one in particular is so striking!!

Joan T
11-13-2016, 06:40 PM
You have such a wide variety in the styles in these! Nice work.

Aiylah
12-04-2016, 06:56 AM
Love the variety in tools you use! Did you manage Inktober? I really like that last watercolour you did :)