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Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A seahorse in space

Seahorses carried away on dandelion seeds by the celestial winds. How carefree of them. This is the second space scene I was working on concurrently with the space bee. I like how the seahorses are holding on as they float away ready to explore the galaxy. This piece didn’t take that long to do, one … Continue reading Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A seahorse in space

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Graphite Tutorial: A butterfly and carnation

A butterfly on a carnation done in graphite with a tribal inspired background pattern. After working on sanded paper with powder blender, I thought I would change things up a little with something in graphite. I loved how this butterfly looked but didn’t want to work up the background. I also loved how Lisa of … Continue reading Graphite Tutorial: A butterfly and carnation

Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A bee in space

A surreal bee in space, or maybe this is where all the bees have gone. So long and thanks for all the flowers. I had an idea of Earth with a bee harvesting from it. I’m not sure this reflects the exact idea I had in my head but I think it comes close. I … Continue reading Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A bee in space

Art Lesson with Powder Blender: A Balkan Anemone

A Balkan anemone worked up in colored pencil with powder blender. This brilliantly blue Balkan anemone really stands out on the dark background. Once again I worked this piece up using the powder blender from Brush and Pencil. I used the UArt 400 this time to test out the various grades of paper to see … Continue reading Art Lesson with Powder Blender: A Balkan Anemone

Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A clownfish in a waterlily

A surreal clownfish on a waterlily worked in colored pencil with powder blender on sanded paper. This is my first time working with Brush and Pencil’s powder blender. I’ve seen some great works created with it, and what really appealed to me was the faster working times. I have very little time to work on … Continue reading Surreal Lesson with Powder Blender: A clownfish in a waterlily