VSW: Pasadena Rose Bowl Parade

Pepé Le Pew was a favorite cartoon of mine…
Had to be the first sketch of the New Year in the Virtual Sketchwalk group!
I wanted you to see that I had water-colored his black with a dark sepia
but didn’t like the watercolor next to the Platinum Carbon ink so
I brushed it with De Atramentis in a Pentel waterbrush.
I should have waited until the ink dried.  Duh!
(The distortion is that I took one image while holding it down.)

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Decided to move him into the second image of hot air balloons on a float.
(I always think of Santa Fe and Napa Valley.)

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I haven’t posted items because I had not way to download
the second camera due to puter troubles!

And in case you don’t know who the rascal is:

Moleskin A4 Watercolor Journal, Fineline masking fluid,
Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document Black ink,
Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges,
Holbein, and DS Primatek watercolors, and Daniel Smith Watercolors.

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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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4 Responses to VSW: Pasadena Rose Bowl Parade

  1. Dan Antion says:

    I always like Pepe Le Pew – beautiful drawings, Kate – I love the colors, particularly on a gray winter morning.

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