Watercolor Kitten

Watercolor painting of kittenHere’s a kitten that I sketched out in pencil first and outlined in black ink. I then colored it in with my Pelikan watercolor set. I was experimenting with layering colors and attempted to give this one a more cartoony/illustration look. I recently got a bottle of Higgins white ink, which is what I used for the whiskers, but they’re a bit transparent.

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Kitten in ink during an all day meeting!

Ink Kitten, 5.17.16

Ink Kitten, 5.17.16

Wow, it’s been awhile since my last post! Ironically, I’ve actually done a bit of drawing in the past month, although my lack of updates doesn’t really show that. However, I’ve had some gift drawings that I’ve made for people & unfortunately never got around to scanning them. I think I’ll try to get them up in the future, though.

For now, you can check out this drawing of a kitten I did while helping out at an all day work event yesterday. There was some downtime during the morning & lunch breaks, so I was able to get in a drawing.

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Crocuses in ink & watercolor; plus, Mu in watercolor

Crocuses in Pen & Watercolor, 4.2.15

Crocuses in Pen & Watercolor, 4.2.15

I found some crocuses while taking a walk during my lunch break yesterday & took some photos.  Last night I decided to try & do another ink drawing & then color it in with watercolors & those crocuses were the subject.  I sketched it out in light pencil again, then outlined in Micron pen, & (a more simplistic outline than I did with Mu yesterday), & then colored it in with watercolors.

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