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crafters thread?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by redroses2106, Nov 20, 2013.


  1. Rosie64

    Rosie64 PetForums VIP

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    I have just finished making these 2 stationary sets for a couple of friends that still write letters , they contain matching writing paper , notelets and envelopes
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    Did a bit of sewing today and made a table cloth and a shopping bag out of a curtain.

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    I spent my time during lockdown drawing - something which I hadn't done for years. After a few people saying that I should sell my drawing, I started an instagram account and now do hand drawn pet portraits.
     
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    Very nice avatar; is that watercolour? I never quite got the hang of those but used to like experimenting with using chalk pastels in a similar way to watercolour pencils. I would outline the parts of the image I wanted the most saturated or with shadow then used a wet paintbrush to paint with the pastels and create gradients
     
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    Mollie S PetForums Newbie

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    Hi Thanks my avatar is an example of my work. It is actually Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils which are oil based. I have tried watercolour painting too but like the polychromos best
     
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    Oh cool, I'd not heard of those; they seem to give really good results without all the mess, faff and long drying time of oil paints. Looks great!



    Painstaking process. Not quite sure why I torture myself with this medium sometimes :Banghead
     
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    They do give good results but are also a slow process as it takes many layers to get a realistic look. There are at least 12 hours work in each portrait but I think its worth it for the results. Your process looks very intensive and unique - lovely work!!
     
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    Picked up a pen for the 1st time in ages and drew some squiggles. Forgot how peaceful it is to just draw.
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    Made a start on christmas presents. This one is for my grandma of her dog Winnie. The hole placement is a little unfortunate in this one but with a white ribbon it shouldnt look too bad once it's on the wall.
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    It’s good you keep busy
     
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