August 22, 2012

Wacky Wednesday

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It all started because I dared to attempt two portrait color-sketches at the same time.

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And my “real job” has been crazy.  New instruments, new technology, new codes!  Oh-MY!



My focus ran away and hid.  She was nowhere to be found.  It was time to coax her out with some color! Some fun!  Some light-heartedness! 



Since I wanted to do something easy I brought out my watercolor pencils.  I like the way the colors turned out.  For a few years now when we go to take our family picture at the end of our vacations….we do a totally goofy pose to counter the more stylish one, as seen above.



Some of us have more fun than others!  Probably because the leap between normal and crazy isn’t as far for them.



It was nice that my dear dog got in the picture as well.  We’re usually doing many re-takes cuz she likes to wander off.



Now, I’ve never had any one head-over-heels…..rather…. heels-over-head in these wacky shots!  I like it!!



Here’s to a Wacky Wednesday everyone!  May you allow yourself some time to goof off!

6 comments:

Mary said...

how fun is this!!
love the colors and patterns you use in the shirts!

wouldn't a family love to have something like this...i would!

xxoo

Emma Anthony said...

That's awesome! You make me laugh I love when art put a smile on my face! Thanks for starting my day a good way!!!

aimee said...

I loooove this! And "my focus ran away and hid"... story of my life!

Eden said...

@Mary, @Emma, @Aimee...this was so much fun and thanks for the encouragement to continue on with these goofy drawings....I always forget how much I enjoy the Fun side of Art!!

Rozanne (Ro) Paxman said...

I really like this one a lot, Eden! You did this in one day? You amaze me.

Eden said...

Thanks Ro!! This was a real treat to do :D

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