Sunday, 10 February 2013

This and That


Face 10

For my 10th face I have chosen to honour an inspirational young lady.  This girl was drawn from a picture that I pulled from a magazine years ago, with the intention of drawing her, she so reminded me of a young girl my cousin adopted from Rwanda.  I first met her when I was living in the UK not long after she was adopted, and this little 4 year old insisted that they grew strawberries in the orphanage in Rwanda.  At 22 she is still very strong minded and determined. She has since made a trip back and found her mother and sisters and is able to make their lives easier.

The prompt for illustration Friday is storm.  This is great, as I need to do a drawing of a storm for Mystery in Arcadia.  I am using Blurb to publish it.  Which has been a lesson in itself; I didn’t have enough drawings to spread out evenly through the story.  So, I have to get to and draw and draw.

So have a great week creating lovely art everyone and thanks for your visit, I appreciate it.

Linking to Sunday Sketches, 

17 comments:

  1. Your girl is AMAZING!! and love the movement on your seascape. Grat job!

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  2. WOW! I believe Face 10 is your best one thus far, Sharon. Blessings!

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  3. Sharon, your art is exceptional! Good luck with Blurb. I found it to be challenging, but a challenge I was eventually able to accomplish. You will too.

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  4. Brilliant pictures. Love the story that goes with your girl. Wonderful and inspiring... :)

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  5. Good work! Love the different shades of her skin and that pensive expression.

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  6. Oh, that girl is so so beautiful Sharon! Love her! And that storm looks pretty scary ....

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  7. your sketches are great today! I love the beautiful colors you added to the girls skin.

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  8. Gorgeous sketch work ~ !

    Carol of : (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

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  9. Sharon you are SO talented, I LOVE both of these. Just wow.

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  10. These are amazing! I love the colours in the girl!!!!

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  11. Oh Sharon, that little girl is so precious and the strawberry story is so sweet...i love that you remembered that about her and can remind her of that. Lovely. And your ship on the sea is stunning, love th emovement and the fullness of it! As I look out my window at the cold Atlantic churning, I can say you did an excellent job recreating the mightiness of the ocean! Keep drawing, sister!

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  12. I absolutely LOVE your sketches and art. Wow! Seriously impressed. :)

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  13. My word!! This is some seriously gorgeous work!!

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  14. hello, the top post is lovely, but this gal caught my attention. such a wonderful portrait. I love the colors you chose to express her. love to hear how strong she is!

    The motion in the second one is awesome, i can feel what it might be like to be on that boat!

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  15. she is beautiful and soulful... love it!

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  16. Hi Sharon!

    She is so beautiful! and your drawing is fantastic!
    I didn't get to this post the other day, as I was so absorbed with your peace painting.

    Ilona :-)

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