Friday, 15 February 2013

Just Sketches


Having had a busy week that left me very little time to paint, I did manage to squeeze in a quick session of sketching.  Oh how I dislike the weeks when that happens, but Life catches up doesn't it and we all find ourselves having to portion out our time and schedules in varying degrees of priority.  Given the opportunity, of course, I would portion mine to 24/7 painting and sketching, but heyho!!!

Anyway, here I will share some of the sketches - Before's and After's -

Before's:  in that I have photographed the sketches (done in pen - stupidly couldn't find a pencil at the time..doh!)

and

After's: I have then added a little paint to them


Soft cuddly Donkey (not mine I would say!) but belonging to a relative


Soft cuddly Zebra !
(this Zebra was SO easy - obviously not much to 'colour' in)



and finally,


Teddy cuddling a Basket (!) - no I don't understand that either, but it made for
a great sketch subject


So, even though I had very little time for Painting this
week I was able to sketch.

Today Linking to
with many Thanks to
EVA and Kristin

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Hope you all have
a
Great Weekend


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42 comments:

  1. They've all taken on a different look with the paint - and I'm in love with Eeyore x

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  2. They are great Ann but I am a big fan of Pen and Wash with any subject

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  3. They are all lovely, I have a little preference for the colored version. Very nice sketches, Ann. Ciao.

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  4. Adorable sketches!! Love the one with color so much!!
    Happy ppf!

    Hugs Giggles

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  5. These are all lovely and look like characters from Winnie the pooh ... like you I hate it when life gets in the way of my art time... makes me very grumpy...xx

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  6. Aww, I love your soft and cuddly artworks. They are very sweet and beautifully done.

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  7. You made me smile this morning.
    Happy Valentines Day for yesterday.
    We hope it was a great one.
    Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  8. Hey Ann! I love the sketches, quick or not they are fabulous! I too have a hard time fitting in all the fun creative ideas I have but this year I am trying hard to make my first love a priority! Have a super day!
    Tina xo

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  9. you're a born artist that's what you are! just lovely esp the bear with the basket!

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  10. Thanks so much Tina and Christine :)

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  11. What cuties!!! Love Eeyore.

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  12. These are so wonderful! Love the simplicity and elegance of your work here ~ ^_^

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  13. adorable subjects to sketch. I think you can use the bear hugging the basket to put other toys or socks or anything like that in there. Very well done sketches. I was thinking, too, hey, if I get rid of most of my "stuff" I would have less to maintain and more time for art!

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  14. Sweet sketches, Ann.
    I do like the addition of the color accents.
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  15. HEY GUYS - THANKS SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY :) ♥

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  16. i know what you mean about life sometimes getting in the way - that's exactly why I started the 75 day sketch challenge so that even if I wasn't able to paint I could still feel like I was doing something creative each day. now of course they've taken on a life of their own but I'm determined to stick at them! I like these sketches very much - I do love pen and watercolour wash - the little donkey is my favourite - so cute.

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  17. Ann - you should illustrate a children's book. I love these drawings!

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  18. ¡Qué lindos dibujos! Saludos

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  19. What cuties you've sketched this week...love them! HPPF!

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  20. Loving your little cuties.
    Happy PPF, Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. oh Ann!!! these are so beautiful!!! I love your work!!! you are so talented!!!

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  22. HI - REALLY APPRECIATE ALL YOUR COMMENTS, SO NICE OF YOU TO STOP BY ♥♥♥

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  23. Anything goes in art and even a quick sketch is better than nothing, so sweet ! Wish you a great weekend , too !

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  24. That Zebra stole my heart. Love them all - but Zebra is sweet. Fun! Loved seeing these.

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    1. That Zebra is really REALLY soft, you would absolutely adore him Marji,lol :)

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  25. Well, it's obvious that you love painting and sketching...no matter the medium...it always turns out so well. We signed papers for our house today - which means it's under contract!

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    1. YAY!...Thank goodness, brilliant news annie! (happy dancing here) :)

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  26. Well you are way ahead of me in the drawing department..I am so into reading about chickens right now I cant think Painting and drawing. :] You did a great job by the way! HPPF even tho I didn't link.

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  27. I love them all! So sweet, and cuddly and wonderful! :)

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  28. Adorable sketches! Sometimes we need to take the time for our sanity (and to keep from harming others! LOL)

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  29. So adorable! Xo) The donkey is the sweetest thing~

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  30. So sweet and cute, love them! <3

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  31. HI EVERYONE - I AM SO DELIGHTED WITH ALL OF YOUR COMMENTS AND THE TIME YOU HAVE TAKEN TO STOP BY....THANK YOU ❤

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  32. They all remind me of Winnie The Pooh. Delightful painting !

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    1. The donkey may well be fromWinnie the Pooh, but I do know these cuddlies are all really soft, very tactile!

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  33. Que bonito!
    Admiro a leveza do traço e a facilidade com que a fazes tudo esse trabalho.
    Muitas horas de treino, eu sei.
    Um abraço.
    M. Emília

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  34. They are cute faces all together! :-)

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  35. Delightful Sketches ann, I like them. All the best.
    Vic.

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  36. Many thanks Maria, Joan, Ilona and Victor :)

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