Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Prehistoric trading cards....

Well their not great... I should have said no to this trade, but I was on such a good run. I had several sketches done and ready to do, but every time I took them out I just stared at them. I think I had ATC burn out. Jim suggested I should do cave painting, they'll be easy, ha! I talked him into doing them with me since I had no ambition to do this. We found out that those simple looking stick figures actually have beautiful sweeping lines and graceful curves. Not easy to do on a 2.5x3.5 card. I can't imagine how they did it on rock walls!
I am responsible for the funny looking rock walls that are in the background. I did them with oil pastels, something new to try and a quick way to put down a lot of colour. Jim did the three hunting scenes and I did the two on black.
Jim did the cards with dinosaur bones, one in oil pastel and one with a white conte pencil. while he did that I tried a cave painting of my own design on sand paper. I used a picture of a deer from our backyard, maybe not true cave painting style as you can see the face, but it was fun to play.

10 comments:

  1. Hola , (hello) querida amiga Paulette, estoy aca viendo tus hermosos trabajos, el perro esta increible! me alegra saludarte un abrazo Fito.

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  2. Thank you Yusufyusuf!

    Hola Fito, my friend!
    thank you so much that means a lot to me! I take inspiration from your incredible drawings!Un abrazo!

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  3. These are very cool, Paulette! I think you did a great job.

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  4. Very nice. Sorry I missed this card trade!

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  5. Great job on the trading cards!
    And I love how Gracie turned out. Fantastic colours in the fur!!

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  6. Paulette, every time I check here, you're creating something unexpected, adventurous and new.

    I've linked to you on my new post for your lovely and generous mention of one of my paintings on Making a Mark.
    Thank you so much. That's gift enough.

    Continue on this wonderful journey of yours into the new renaissance which we hope 09 will be.
    Best,
    Bonnie

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  7. Thank you Marisa!
    I think there will be another one in the New year.

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  8. Teresa, thank you!

    Hi Bonnie, kudos to you for being nominated twice, I hope you win, You're doing some beautiful work!

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