mardi 4 mai 2010

Zoziaux, tasses, légumes, portraits.

I've been wanting to try something new and so this is it... I keep seeing beautiful birds everywhere and I had this great magazine about tropical birds, so I copied two of them using color pencils on black craft paper. Then I cut the drawings and glued them on colored cards. (I did three birds but the third one is really horrible).

 
And did the same, while I was at it, with my favorite cups :
And some vegetables I'd just bought :
It's a beginning. I'll try some more, I think.

I've not been doing many portraits, so I had to put an old one I'd already posted to be able to complete the four squares mosaïc...
 Three of them I did from flickr photos (not mine).
The first one  from LightMirror flickr stream, the second one from iam-zin flickr stream, the third one from  Hanjosan flickr stream. The fourth is Robert Mitchum, I hope it shows ?!

OK, enough computer time now. I need paper time!

12 commentaires:

Marina Montanaro a dit…

I would have liked to see the third bird, though.

Do bad drawings really exist? I think not, although we always try to improve!

Thank you for your appreciation of the Frogs, they send you chocolate :D

donna a dit…

I think this is a terrific beginning.

bendelachanal a dit…

Tes zoziaux sont tres cool! Tres bel effet de les decouper et coller sur un autre papier, vraiment tres beaux.
La tasse et les legumes aussi. tres graphique. Oui oui d'autres, c'est bon.
Tes portraits sont aussi super,ça se voit que tu aimes les faire,
merci de ta visite.

Aurileide Alves a dit…

I liked the birds very much. And the portraits are nice too.

Alex a dit…

What a great and artistic idea! Drawing on black paper and the cut and paste on colored papers.. =) you're just amazing with unlimited bursts of creativity. They all turned out really good, and can't wait to see more really!
And the portraits are awesome. I could see you're putting more facial expression this time, they show really well, and I am caught by the 3rd one really. Thanks for your compliments on my urban sketch. Yeah, Cafe Des Amis is an awesome name =) Friends friends friends

raena a dit…

I think you're on to something here with the black paper and colored pencils. These look great. You're doing great with portraits too; yes, I recognized Robert Mitchum!

Cathy Holtom a dit…

You've started off well, I especially like the 2nd bird. Black paper is really interesting to work with as it changes all the colours. You could try a different quality of paper and build up the layers. Love the portraits.

nanke's stuff a dit…

I think you did a wonderful job with the colored pencils! I especially like the second bird. Your portraits are very well done, as well. And yes, Robert Mitchum for sure! nancy

Revelle a dit…

It's a great beginning! I think you would have a completely different experience with the colored pencils if you tried a lighter color paper with a smooth surface. The colored pencils just flow on the so smooth! Try it! I love your pen and ink sketches too!
Revelle

freebird a dit…

What a neat idea. These look great. I especially like the cups. I've heard others talking about coloring on black paper too but haven't tried it yet. I like this idea of doing a small drawing and then attaching it to a card. I always need some more note cards!

Capt Elaine Magliacane a dit…

I love your birds... you are so creative... I think your drawings of people are fabulous... I'm trying to do more people and find it very very hard to do.

rrARTz a dit…

beautiful work!