Sunday, September 1, 2013

drub: verb

to beat severely

 to berate critically

 to defeat decisively

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I brought my distress stains, pens, twinkling H20's and gelatos with me on vacation. Here is a recap of my drawings. 

My first one was drawn totally on the beach using salt water to spread the inks around. I had an awesome "experience" with this, you can go HERE to read about it, if you're interested.
( Ranger distress stains, Faber Castell PITT pens )

I drew this gull from a photograph that I took while at the Limes bar.
( Faber Castell gelato's, PITT pens )

This was inspired by my friend Jamie and all the fishes that loved to visit us when swimming out in the ocean, and the sand dollar on her waist is a nod to all the sand dollar pieces we collected.
( Ranger Distress stains, Faber Castell PITT Pens )
entering my mermaid in:
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I admit, I just wanted to play with my Twinkling H20's with the sea horse, this was inspired after the Black Ocean we visited which is why he is surrounded by black.
( Creative Imaginations - Twinkling H20's and Ranger distress stain, Faber Castell PITT pen )

We saw a jellyfish today...ugh! So glad it was a non stinging one ( no tentacles ) but had to make one with LOTS of tentacles just because it was more fun to draw!
( Imagine - Goosebumps spray, Ranger - distress inks, dylusion sprays and  Faber Castell PITT pens )

11 comments:

Karen Conner said...

What a wonderful way to remember your trip! I love each & every one!
The mermaid is outstanding!

Meggymay said...

Fantastic paintings, a wonderful set of memories for you.
Yvonne x

Winnie said...

Wow, Sandee! They are all fabulous! What a special way to enjoy your vacation and your art at the same time! I love that you could use the salt water and enjoy the time on the beach in such a creative way. I hope you frame these!!

Pam said...

These are so beautiful Sandee!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Krisha said...

Hi Sandee,
These are definitely worth a gallery show! I'm glad you got all her info and she got yours.

Carole Z said...

Fabulous Sandee, love them all! Carole Z x

April Story said...

The ocean provides so much inspiration - doesn't it?
April

Darnell J Knauss said...

Sandee, these are spectacular! I would never own a rubber stamp if I could draw and paint like this. You are so blessed to have this talent!!

Rachael Farmer said...

Completely scrumptious and delightful illustrations - you use colour GORGEOUSLY! Thank you for sharing - Shroo:)

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

Your watercolors are all amazing, Sandee. I've never painted with salt water, but I like how it added some interesting textures where the salt dried. Blessings!

Kristen Radden said...

Oh, these are lovely and the mermaid is SOOOO beautiful! Found you through Show & Tell Saturday.