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A mixed media girl in my travel art journal


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When I travel, I like to spend quiet nights in my hotel room playing with my art supplies. There's something about being in a foreign land that really gets my creative juices flowing. Plus, the limited art supplies I bring forces me to just go with the flow with what I have.


I will usually start with a quick sketch on the plane (I like using the pictures in the magazines on-board as my reference photos).  And yes, I bring my art supplies on the plane (The other day, when I was going through airport security, the officer asked to see my pencil case and I was like, "which one? I have 3!" *LOL*). 


I painted this mixed media girl in watercolours before refining her features with coloured pencils and a white acrylic marker. Yeah, my girl is wearing falsies because I was too lazy to sharpen my black coloured pencil. *winks*


Well, you are most attracted to those red luscious lips anyway right? *haha*


Happy weekend friends! :)


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6 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sooooooooo gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lisa said...

Totally blown away!! This is stunning!! You have so mastered the eyes!! I'm in awe, my friend!! She's gorgeous!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Cindy deRosier said...

Beautiful job! I always travel with art supplies too. :)

Mitra Pratt said...

ROCK STAR!!!! Super cool!!

Dr Sonia S V said...

Oooh this one has turned out sooo beautiful ...hats off to you to be able to craft while travelling!!

Cheers
Dr Sonia

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow, gorgeous, Yvonne! She is amazing!

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