June 17, 2018

The Tradition Begins

Filed under: CARTOONS — Colby @ 4:47 pm

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June 10, 2018

Christy in Color

Filed under: DRAWINGS,Portraits — Colby @ 12:53 pm

It occurred to me that hadn’t used chalk pastels in a long time so I decided to attempt a drawing. The first step was to FIND the chalk. They were well hidden under several other art media. Finally got set up and realized I didn’t have a smudging tool and had to dig around for one of those. I started with a black and white source, studied the areas of contrast, then added whatever color inspired me for each area.

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Chalk pastels, 11″ x 17″

June 3, 2018

Heart of Flowers

Filed under: PAINTINGS — Colby @ 2:21 pm

My youngest granddaughter decided to completely redo her bedroom. That included painting over the murals I painted which were a bunch of frogs doing things all around the world. Actually, she inherited the Frog Mural from her brother when she took over his room (see the link below).

It seemed natural that for her birthday I should paint something else for her. Not a mural this time, but a painting. That way she can put it anywhere in the room she wants. Or not at all if that’s what she wants. I had no idea what to paint and somehow ended up with a bunch of flowers in the shape of a heart. That way, whenever she looks at the painting she’ll be reminded that I love her.

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Acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 24″

 

Frog Mural Update

May 27, 2018

Aquarium

Filed under: CARTOONS — Colby @ 8:20 am

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May 20, 2018

Grand Memories – Activity Closet

Filed under: DRAWINGS — Colby @ 8:29 am

Another illustration from the book Creating Grand Memories. This was combined from several photos of my wife and our grandgirls and other sources.

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Digital illustration

May 13, 2018

Th’art

Filed under: CARTOONS,Religious — Colby @ 8:47 am

Your wrong!

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May 6, 2018

Camren

Filed under: DRAWINGS,Portraits — Colby @ 9:07 am

Piddlin’ on my iPad. This is Camren Bicondova, a young actress/dancer playing the role of Catwoman on the TV series, Gotham.

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Digital illustration

April 29, 2018

Unstable

Filed under: CARTOONS,Science, Health, Weather — Colby @ 8:01 pm

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April 22, 2018

Bluebonnet Mural

Filed under: MURALS,PAINTINGS — Colby @ 8:46 am

It took me a whole month but I finally completed a mural on my fence. I had lost some plants and when I removed them they exposed a very ugly fence. I decided instead of re-staining or painting it, I would paint a mural.

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April 15, 2018

Nothing to Sneeze At

Filed under: CARTOONS,Science, Health, Weather — Colby @ 8:36 am

I was sitting in the doctor’s office waiting room after getting my allergy shot and this cartoon occurred to me.

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I’m allergic to air.