Friday, November 18, 2011

AEDM- Playing in the Sketchbook

I had some time to play in my sketchbook today. This is a small one I try and carry around the house with me. Unfortunately, once my kids see it and my art supplies, they just want to play in it too. Luckily they were napping while I was sketching! I looked at some bird photos online and drew this little birdie then colored him in with my Derwent Inktense Pencils. Love them! The colors are so vibrant. They are also water soluble so I used my water brush to create a watercolor effect. The great thing about these pencils is they are ink based. Once they dry it's permanent. Therefore, you can use other water based media on it and they won't run or wipe away. Hopefully I will get a chance to play this weekend and add some texture to my little painting.


  1. Adorable! I need to look into those pencils, I have staedtler watercolor pencils, but they dont behave that way. Very cool! Im glad you got some time to create too :)

  2. So peaceful looking. A little springtime in the midst of this cloudy day!

  3. So glad you had creative time! He is a cutie.