Friday, March 14, 2014

Art Therapy Escape

So, Daddy's Birthday on the 12th was kind of rough for me.  And the 13th was not a lot better.  Advice from my friends seemed the best so I escaped into my Arts.  I love pencil, or graphite, how it looks and all the tones and marks it can make.  I started experimenting with Conte Crayons.

The first one was done with just one color.


 This second one I used more of the colors in my little six-crayon tin.


They are like pastels, but have a little bit of oil in them.  I really like using them a lot more than I expected I would.

3 comments:

  1. Looks like they could be fun. It's supposed to snow (AGAin) on Sunday. Maybe I'll get out that 20 year old grown up coloring book I bought for "someday" and open the 10 year old crayons and sit down and color.

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  2. love it! Graphite has always been my fave to work with (I used to ALWAYS draw) My Dad was well-known Editorial Cartoonist (Ray Osrin)........I was going to be an Art Major in college but moved away from it.

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