I began on a page in the journal that was prepped with random collage and a coat of Golden Absorbent Ground. The ground allows me to use watercolor on the collage surface.
| I added a face from my random "character file" - a folder of faces I have roughly drawn on various papers with different media. |
This one was an ink and watercolor pencil sketch on gessoed red rosin paper.
|I used the collage as a guide for the body placement and shape. |
A dog was added to give my character something to do!
|Vintage magazine legs were added. |
Don't you just love the shape...
|I outlined the entire character and dog with watercolor pencil and started to blend it with matte medium.|
|I used a muted yellow watercolor for the background and added a bit more blue and red to the flowers to make them stand out. |
The wings on the dog were made with a rubber stamp loaded with fairly dry watercolor.
|A few accents added to the doggie wings with pencil. More white pen around the flowers.|
Page 21 of the Atom Journal is done.
|A little San Diego Zoo cuteness! A new baby giraffe. |
This photo shows how much growing he has to do...
|The Meerkats and I wish you a Happy New Year!!|