Something warm for a cold evening

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I’ve been so busy at work I haven’t had much time for Illustration Friday (or much else!) Coming in under the wire (it’s Thursday evening here), here’s a little something for the Illustration Friday theme, “tea.”

Watercolor on Canson Montval paper; the text at the bottom and the border are courtesy of Photoshop.

We all wear a lot of hats

Since it can be hard to remember who you are, as opposed to what roles you’re playing, I’ve always liked this advice:

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For Illustration Friday’s “hat” theme.  The original’s watercolor and colored pencil in a Canson Montval watercolor field book; I cleaned up and reworked the scan a bit in Photoshop.

 

Good advice

This one counts both as “smart” (for this week’s Illustration Friday theme) and exciting:

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Why “exciting”?  This is an adaptation of a piece I did for a magazine article on my art journaling.  The magazine is the beautiful Colored Pencil Magazine, and the issue with my work just came out!

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(The cover art’s by Morgan Davidson.  Isn’t it amazing?)

My art is watercolor, ink and colored pencil on 7″ x 10″ Canson Montval paper.  I scanned, cropped, and added the text in PhotoShop.

Well, this gets February off to a good start!  Now, if the groundhog would just cooperate…

ETA:  I’m afraid I don’t have a source for the quote — it was the answer to a Cryptoquote puzzle I did last year.