Friday, April 28, 2017


I just finished this elephant in graphite. I had forgotten how easy graphite is for me compared to the work I have to put in on colored pencil. 5x7 inches, watercolor smooth size paper. Photo by David Ash and used with permission. Now I'm ready to find another to do in graphite.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Elephant Family Finished

My elephant piece is finished. Graphite, smooth side of watercolor paper, 9x13 inches. Photo by David Ash. If I had to choose one medium as my favorite, it would be graphite. I love using one 2B mechanical pencil to make things look "real". It's very satisfying for me to be able to show that something is more than one color just using graphite.  It's darker in person.  The light on the graphite washed out the left side.

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Here is what I have been working on. Graphite, watercolor paper (smooth side), 9x13 inches. Photo by David Ash and used with permission. 3 of the 5 elephants are finished.


Sorry to have been MIA.  Still having medical problems.  Still working on some art.  Hope to be back to blogging soon.

I spent Easter with my nephew, his wife, his 7 yr old daughter, and his 2 yr old son.  Great to be with them all especially the babies.  Love those babies.