The Emerald Casket

Archive for 'pen'

Next Page »

#icad2020 59/61

#icad2020 — 59/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

Done in gouache over watercolor. Two more cards to go!

#icad2020 56/61

#icad2020 — 56/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

This was fun! I used a paper towel to smoosh leftover black paint all over a card. I thought they looked like black roses. But I love color, so I then cut …

#icad2020 55/61

#icad2020 — 55/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

I love this. I watercolored the top with swipes of Prussian blue, the bottom with green-gold. When it was dry, I brought out my NuPastels and rubbed the tiniest dots I could …

#icad2020 54/61

#icad2020 — 54/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

Just one week left of this challenge! I have tons of thoughts about what I want to work on when this is all over. Plus, I have online classes lined up to …

#icad2020 53/61

#icad2020 — 53/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

I doodled on top of a “smoosh” card loaded with leftover gouache from my previous two paintings. I had the gouache in round wells and used a single paper towel, opening it …

#icad2020 52/61

#icad2020 — 52/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

I saw an owl that looked something like this in a magazine and decided to give it a try. What fun!! It’s done in gouache, charcoal pencil, and Posca pens.

#icad2020 51/61

#icad2020 — 51/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

This one was kind of dialed in. Very simple. Gouache paint followed by a metallic gel pen.

#icad2020 48/61

#icad2020 — 48/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

Just a water-doodle. Something quick to limber up my fingers.

#icad2020 47/61

#icad2020 — 47/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

I love “smoosh” cards. Sometimes, I have leftover paint on a palette or palette paper. I like to drop paper over it and flatten it to scoop up all the leftovers because …

#icad2020 44&45/61

#icad2020 — 44/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

One challenge left! And I had catchup to do since I blew the index cards off while finishing my #100dayproject. They’re easy projects, done in gouache and pens. Not sure why I …

Next Page »