i know that there are lots of sweet people out there in blogland.....and i'm wondering how in the world did i get so blessed that all of the sweetest-of-the-sweet bloggers....the sweet-elite.....come to my blog?!! i appreciate you SO much!! your encouraging and heartfelt comments never fail to put a big 'ol smile on my face.....thank you, thank you, thank you for making my world so colorful!
and with all of that color floating around, you'd think that some of it would have made it into my journal today! here's another project from my shades of grey online class......and while i've been a little homesick for a colorsplash the past few days, i must admit that i really love the way these turned out! pam has shown me how much fun going back to the basics can be....and for this lesson, she proves her point by using rubber stamps and watercolor crayons. using the crayons is a ton of fun, and they give a fabulously soft, cozy, mottled, artsy result!
these images were stamped and then painted using black, grey and white watercolor crayons. the outlining and checkerboard frame was drawn using an extra-small black pitt marker, and a 4B pencil was used for the shading (pam uses an 8B, but i didn't have one of those). then i used my trusty micron pens to give the images a title, and presto.....coloring for grown-ups!!