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This Little Teapot

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I drew these teapots several years ago in college. I had them in a sketchbook and decided to finally put some color to them. I decided on watercolor pencils. I have always enjoyed doing the cross-hatching technique so I did that with the pencils. I have yet to put water to the color but will do that soon. I was anxious to hang them up and put some dรฉcor in my kitchen.

This is what it looks like hung up. ๐Ÿ™‚


I have plenty of room to add more which there are a few more drawn in my sketchbook. I would like to find some teapot piecesย to add dimension to the space. I picture copper ones that are half a teapot. I know I have seen those somewhere.

Eventually, I plan on painting the kitchen a different shade of yellow. It needs touched up. The house is only five years old but I believe several families lived here in those years so it isย in need of repainting. ๐Ÿ™‚ All in time.

I bought the picture frames at the $1 store. I had to laugh at how cheaply they were made when I placed the drawing inside. I just hope someday they don’t fall down on someone. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hey, they look alright. I might even paint the frame a shade of orange later. Still pondering that one. ๐Ÿ™‚

I love decorating, just wish I had plenty of money to do it. Don’t we all? ๐Ÿ™‚

Have a great day! The sun is shining here and a wonderful 49 degrees. Crazy for January.

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Turkey Dance


My dancing turkey art for Thanksgiving. I don’t have a lot of Thanksgiving art to hang, decided to make my own. This is the drawing with fine marker.


The next stage, coloring with watercolor pencils. I am still learning the technique and enjoy the outcome.


The stage of adding water. I think it turned out good. I’m getting better at applying the water. I use to add to much water and then it would run. Progress!


Last stage, added a fun saying. It is now on my wall, on to the next project. Happy Sunday!

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Digital Fun


I began playing with my digital software again. This is in Illustrator. I wanted a new cover photo for my Facebook page and decided to play with the shape and distortion tool. I like that I can buy a monthly subscription to Adobe products now. It gives me all their products for that subscription whereas before I had to buy the high dollar software. Needless to say I had not upgraded in years. I was still using the old CS2 version from college. Yes, ancient. ๐Ÿ™‚ I am looking forward to learning the many other Adobe products now that it comes with the subscription.

I am one of those types that have to have several projects going. I know I shouldn’t but oh well. I figure if I get deadlocked on one I can do the other project. This is all preparation for designing my book cover. Of course, I enjoy it as well.

My son asked me what I was doing.

I said doodling. ๐Ÿ™‚