Saturday, January 21, 2017

Opal and New Friends

It's that time of year for the flu bug to make its way around and this time it appears I'm not going to escape it.  Not being able to sleep, I sat up all night working on this to help focus on something other than how rotten I felt.

And as I often do, I misjudged size and placement of the overall sketch running into the spiral with the bottom corner of the buggy..........ooops     When I started this, I started with Violet working my way down to the right and back up to the left until I finished Toffy.  Worked the cart around them.

The little bears (except "Violet") were Christmas gifts from my husband.  He knows I like these little miniature bears and I ended up with six more friends for Opal.

While visiting my mom in West Virginia,  I took notice of a miniature shopping cart or buggy sitting on her dresser.  I was able to purchase it through Amazon and bought that with the intent of holding other things.  However, when it came in, the bears just seemed to call out they wanted to go for a

And each bear has a name.  The names just seemed to pop in my head without much thought.  Am I silly?  Yeah, but that's OK.  :-)

Strathmore Visual watercolor journal
Staedtler Mars 0.3 mm mechanical pencil
Platinum Carbon pen w/Noodlers Lexington Gray ink
Watercolors (mixed brands)


Debbie Nolan said...

Ah Susan - I love your little bears. Opal especially looks like she is very happy to have company. Hope you are soon feeling better. Take care and have a good day.

Laura said...

Lovely sketch. Hope you are feeling better soon

Susan Bronsak said...

Thank you so much Laura and Debbie.........truly appreciate your comments and best wishes :-)

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