VSW: Cinderella’s Chariot

Magic!  Remember when you believed in magic!

I did, then I didn’t — there were explanations for everything and it was all very scientific.

Then, like the Buddhist saying, “Mountain, no mountain, mountain,”
I found magic again… but that is a longer story!


This image was based on a photo for use in the public domain.

I sketched an imaginative version using a watercolor pencil to think
then a Pilot Metropolitan with Super5 Frankfurt ink to line.


Watercolors over ink, and what is unusual is that I used metallic gold watercolor
(maybe a QoR sample?) and topped it with Robert Oster Heart of Gold ink…
I think I need to play with the metallics a bit more to get the hang of them!


A memory of being chosen to pilot the Mark Twain Riverboat.
I think the captain liked my pretty mom!

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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: Cinderella’s Chariot

  1. joey says:

    So pretty! And a sweet tale from childhood 🙂 Nice!

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  2. This is wonderful. It was great to read how you created it. Very creative. ^^

    Like

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