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 [...]

Transcend Wide Tipped – Slow Shading – Finishing Up

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

Lots of photos today! That's what happens when I take a holiday vacation day and settle in for a nice long afternoon of coloring. There were a few times where I was starting to get concerned that the tones in this coloring were getting just a bit too dreary - but I have to admit [...]

Transcend Wide Tipped – Slow Shading Part 4

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

A bit of silent holiday season blogging, listening to the scritchy scratchy sound of pencils on paper. :) Today's coloring progress slideshow: Today's book: Transcend For Crayons And Wide Tipped Markers (Angie's Gentle Mood Menders - Volume 4) Colored with: Derwent Graphitint pencils

Transcend Wide Tipped – Slow Shading Part 3

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

When I'm drawing, I never really think about how complex one of my drawing might be. One line tends to lead gently to the next, and certain types of shapes like to appear in family groups at times. Bit by bit, it all adds up until the drawing is full of lines and shapes that [...]

Transcend Wide Tipped – Slow Shading Part 1

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

As I was finishing up my last coloring (the all graphite pencil picture) I was also doing a lot of sketchpad drawing. And in the middle of all of the gray tones on my sketchbook pages, all of a sudden little dabs of color started to sneak in. Part of that color play was with [...]

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 [...]

Pizzazz Journal

2017-05-08T11:51:56-04:00Categories: Angie's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coloring Journal pages are really nice for shorter coloring sessions or for busy times when you might want to sneak in little bits of coloring all day long. They are also a handy size for trying out new techniques. Here's a slide show overview of my most recent coloring progress: And here are [...]