Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Azuki is an absolutely adorable Japanese hedgehog who loves to go on all kinds of adventures. This time he went camping, and we’re sure it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today. This little camper was fully prepared for his trip – he brought his own tent, grill, and even a little kayak. Source: This Japanese … Continue reading Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

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Paper Marbling Textures Vol.3

The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.

color palette - turners rome

Turner’s Rome- colour palette

J.M.W Turner's nineteenth century masterpiece "Modern Rome" which shows the ancient city dissolving into a thoroughly non-classical blur of limpid light (LA Times).  I call this colour palette Turners Rome.

Blind Woodchuck Saved From Death In A Backyard Loves To Sleep Together With Its Rescuers

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck Meet Coco the woodchuck, who was badly injured and remained in the middle of a family’s yard for three days. When the people finally noticed her, they thought the little animal was dead. As they approached her, they realized she was still alive and called a local wildlife … Continue reading Blind Woodchuck Saved From Death In A Backyard Loves To Sleep Together With Its Rescuers

The Power of Cropping

In his concept sketch, Oscar Björck (Swedish, 1860-1929) shows a fisherman hastily putting on his gear, responding to a distress call. Sketch for A Signal of Distress " Et nødskud " by Oscar Björck His wife and kids anxiously peer out through the window. Source: The Power of Cropping

Sketching on unusual paper

[by Javier de Blas in La Rioja, Spain] I just accepted Uma Kekkar FB painting challenge sketching the view from my window on the toilet paper I alwys have in my watercolor box. I like the effect, specially on backlight. Challenges remove from yourmind the monotony of everyday practices. #paintingchallenge Source: Sketching on unusual paper

Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2

Hello and Happy New Year to you all. I am going to keep the writing here somewhat brief. I will let the images do most of the speaking for me. I moved further up in Longitude with regards to the skin tones this month. Here are the reference photos I used. Source: Portraits and Skin … Continue reading Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2