Deep Thoughts In Graphite

2017-05-08T11:51:46-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Coloring with graphite pencil has me appreciating the simplicity, and that in turn opens awareness to the tiniest little things. A momentary realization that it's probably going to be impossible to color this current set of shapes with a truly even coloring hand. Four small peapod interior type thingies colored so far, 12 more to [...]

Nifty Journal – A Three Pencil Coloring

2017-05-08T11:51:46-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Whoops! Here's the last half of the photos I shot for this page. Today was one of those "accidently delete a bunch of your photos" days - which is sure better than having an "accidently delete book drawings" day. :) Today's coloring progress slideshow: Today's book: Nifty (A Coloring Journal) Colored with: Faber [...]

Nifty Journal – Sparklie Party – Finishing Up

2017-05-08T11:51:47-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Let's close out the year with an abundance of sparklies! Best wishes to all for a healthy, happy and colorful 2017. Today's coloring progress slideshow: Today's book: Nifty (A Coloring Journal) Colored with: Copic Atyou Spica sparkle markers and Sakura Gelly Roll metallic gel pens

Nifty Journal – Sparklie Party Part 1

2017-05-08T11:51:47-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Taking photos of sparklies isn't easy! I end up turning my coloring every which way so that it catches the light, and so many of my pictures end up being taken at rather jaunty angles. At least you have a hint of how glittery this coloring is - just perfect for the upcoming New Year's [...]

Nifty Journal – Fun with Graphite – Finishing Up

2017-05-08T11:51:48-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , |

All of these colors and textures were from a single soft leaded graphite pencil. No blending or smudging this time, just variations in coloring pressure. Today's coloring progress slideshow: Today's book: Nifty (A Coloring Journal) Colored with: Mitsubishi Hi-Uni graphite pencil (10b hardness) I finished this coloring picture just in the nick [...]

Nifty Journal – Fun with Graphite – Day 1

2017-05-08T11:51:48-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coloring with a single soft graphite pencil today. :) Today's coloring progress slideshow: Today's book: Nifty (A Coloring Journal) Colored with: Mitsubishi Hi-Uni graphite pencil (10b hardness) __________ From this morning's Facebook post: Good morning everyone! My sketchbook work tends to go through cycles. Sometimes everything is drawn with neat, smooth lines and [...]