Saturday, January 3, 2015

Bird Brain -

She laughed when the bluebird of happiness landed on her noggin - maybe this will be a good year after all. . .
Got a new Strathmore soft cover art journal with "toned tan" pages in it!  It's rather small - 5.5" x 8" and I am envisioning lots of inky drawings in it over 2015.

Linking to Sunday Sketches and

13 comments:

Alexandra said...

I love your bird brain, Michelle. SO cute! Is that brown parchment paper your sketching on? Do you always sketch with a pen? I find it intimidating but maybe that should be a monthly goal for me? :)

Megan P. said...

This is beautiful! I love the hair and the bird feathers. Do you often use toned tan paper? I've been curious about it, but I wasn't sure if I was ready to commit to a full book just yet.

Kae said...

She's beautiful! I love your line work--the swirls of her hair. I love that you've begun your new year book with the cover. Happy New Year :)

Karen Maggio said...

How fun.... Great way to start the year with happiness and laughter.

rose of Walk in the Woods, LLC said...

Love this. :) Beautiful drawing and I dig the subtle touch of color on the bird. And I like that journal with the tan pages too!

Merry creating!

Debbie said...

I love her especially her gorgeous hair!

alarmcat said...

the tan toned pages will be perfect for your illustrations!! keep them coming...

Christine said...

I love the sentiment here, beautiful journal, would love to have one like that as the one I have been working in is almost finished!

loveofcollage said...

fabulous art

pauline said...

Adorable. Beautiful illustration and i love that little touch of blue in the bird. And what a GREAT gift! I'd love to draw on tan paper. Never tried it but i love the look. Happy art making, and HAPPY NEW YEAR my friend! xx
ps: love those lines in her hair!

Ruth Cox said...

How lovely a drawing and how lovely a thought. I couldn't help but smile!

SLScheibe said...

Ha! That is soooo adorable! I love those sketchbooks too. The beige paper is so great for drawing.

Maron said...

very clever image!