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Seedy Squirrel drawing completed

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Seedy Squirrel drawing completed

  Seedy Squirrel colored pencil drawing is completed and available for purchase in my shop. I drew this for the Colored Pencil Magazine's January 2017 Art Challenge (reference photo by Sally Robertson). Drawn on 10" x 14" Arches 140 lb. Hot Pressed, Acid-Free, Watercolor Paper with Prismacolor colored pencils. Drawing is signed and sprayed with Grumbacher Workable Fixative to prevent smudging. Arrives secured in a protective sleeve with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist and is ready to be framed to match your decor. Drawing time: 19 hours Satisfaction guaranteed. If you don't love it, please contact the artist within 7 days for information on how to...

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Squirrel - work in progress

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Squirrel - work in progress

  Colored Pencil Magazine has a monthly art challenge, which I recently discovered. The squirrel above (photo taken by Sally Robertson) is for the January Challenge. I am still a beginner when it comes to colored pencils. I've used them to draw my Christmas cards, but not much else. I'm looking forward to participating in this art challenge every month to get more familiar with different techniques. The photo below shows the beginning stages of my drawing, about 3 hours of work. The major part of the beginning stages is measuring and getting the basics down on paper with the correct...

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Anniversary - 4 years in review

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  4 year anniversary news The 4 year anniversary since the creation of www.heartsoulcreate.com is on October 12, 2016. In anticipation of the 4 year anniversary, I am sharing with you the 5 most popular blog posts over the past 4 years. What I love most about these is they align very well with my values. I love that my readers feel the same way. Keep an eye out for the 4 year anniversary celebration happening right here on October 12, 2016. And, a special gift!   Moving forward Newsletter subscribers are already aware that in the past couple of months I have made a bunch of...

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When was the last time you tried something new?

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  Novelty is always fun! This month I've tried some new things. Mandalas, Zentangle, and pattern design in Photoshop (I didn't know you could do this in Photoshop!). My first attempt at a mandala (above) I did freehand. I hate using tools when I'm drawing. It really takes the fun out of art for me. There are cons though, like my circles aren't round and my symmetry is off, but it adds a unique charm. Anyways, I scanned my mandala and worked some magic in Photoshop creating repeating patterns (below). I found a couple tutorials online, which made it very...

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Instagram Challenge Week 5

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  Did you know May is National Photography Month? To celebrate National Photography Month, I’d like to challenge you to use your camera phone every day in May. Here’s how it’s going to work: Every Friday in May, I will post a theme you can use for inspiration. Feel free to create your own inspiration. Post your snapshots on Instagram tagging #hscphotomonth and @heartsoulcreate. At the end of the challenge, the person who has the most combined likes on all their snapshots posted (following the above guidelines) wins! I will post the name of the winner and their Instagram handle on my Instagram account and in...

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