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Tuesday, May 29, 2012


For one of my latest drawings, I want to incorporate just a touch of pastels. My aunt gave me this set after she found them in 2000. Guess what?? They used to be my dad's, and my aunt thought would like them. She was right, you know! Talk about something sentimental.

I'm thinking about only adding a flush of pink to her cheeks after I add markers and pen, but I might have to incorporate a bit of the orange. I just love that combination of colors. On a somewhat related note to color, did any of you ever have to wear braces? When I had mine, I would always get the bands to be orange and pink. You have to make your mouth colorful somehow, I guess.

I actually added some extra marker and pen last night to this little lady, but here she was beforehand:

Once I add a bit of color, I'll have to show you the finished piece soon!

Do you have anything you're sentimental about?


Unknown said...

She's beautiful! Can't wait to see what else you've done with her : )

My Billie

Jo said...

You really are crazy- talented. That's a BEAUTIFUL drawing. I will definitely get one of your prints for my new place in the future! :)

Fash Boulevard said...

I love that they used to be your dads. That makes them all the more special. And of course the art is beyond stunning. Another fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest. xo

Sonia Otero said...

El trazado a lápiz es perfecto, sí, me gustaría ver el resultado final lleno de color!!!

Danie at Pasadya said...

Melanie: Thank you! I'm excited to finish her up. :)

Fash Boulevard: i couldn't believe my aunt found them. Lucky for me! Thank you so much! Loved your post for Lauren Conrad. :) I'll be dropping by soon! Thanks for dropping by again!

Sonia: Estoy tan emocionada de agregar poco estallidos de color a ella! Creo que voy a seguir este dibujo sencillo, pero voy a tener que hacer un dibujo a todo color en breve. :)

Danie at Pasadya said...

Jo: You're so kind to say that! You've made my day. :)

Holly said...

Wow! I can't stop staring at this lady, I'm so intrigued. She is filled with sentiment. Like she's remembering something.

Those pastels are something quite special. So nice that u have them :)

Jess | the Jess Journals said...

What a lovely box of pastels! And so much nicer knowing they belonged to your dad :)

Julia said...

Beautiful! I am always amazed by your wonderful work. Cant wait to see the finished version :)

Rosa said...

She's gorgeous...I left her image on my computer for a while as I picked up around the room, it was nice to glance at the screen and look at her.

Danie, you are so talented!

Danie at Pasadya said...

Holly: Thank you! I really enjoyed drawing her. I love those pastels even more. :) They're worthing hanging on to.

Jess: Thank you! I wish I could have seen what he drew with them.

Julia: Thanks so much! I'll have to share it soon!

Rosa: You're a dear. Thank you. :)

Unknown said...

I can't wait to see how she turns out when you add some color! I love it so far.

I'm sentimental about pretty much everything. And thank you so much for your kind comment this morning. It was so thoughtful and I really appreciate it.

Danie at Pasadya said...

Monica: Thanks so much! I really am too. Pretty much anything can get me emotional. Well, thank you for the post! It's always encouraging to hear your thoughts and see your photos!

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