Tuesday, October 11, 2016

My First Cityscape

Yesterday I gave you a little sneak peek of what I had been working on. Here is the finished project.
I have long been a serious admirer of
Robin Mead's artwork.
She and I both love bright color -
the more the merrier.
A month or so ago, Robin sent out an
email announcing an online class she
was going to teach about . . . 
Crazy Colorful Cityscapes. 
You can find a link to her classes, including this one, 
on Robin's website by clicking here

NOTE: This is a paid for class, Robin makes a living
from her artwork. For that reason, I will not 
be showing you steps,
nor explaining what to do.
You can get more information on her site,
or better yet - take the class.
I will just be showing you some of my work.

Above is the linework art that I did 
for my first cityscape. 
I really loved it at that point and was hesitant
about adding color,
but honestly 'color' is why I signed up 
for the class! Hahahaha!
From there it was a quick jaunt to add some color!
 And to add some detail work!!
 I hope I remember to add the year
to each cityscape I make.
If you follow me, you already know that
Kneaders is a special place in our family.
Then I added some more little details. 
And . . .
. . . called it done. 

And now, it is on to lesson two!

(For color I used Lolliz gel pens,
gelly roll pens, Schmincke watercolors,
Daniel Smith ultrafine watercolors,
posca pens, an ultra-fine point Sharpie,
and a uni-ball Signo pen.)


The Creator's Leaf
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8 comments:

  1. Thanks for this, Alice! I checked out Robin's website after receiving your email and will be signing up for her 'Make Your Mark' class soon! I love colour too, and your blog has been an inspiration :)

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  2. The colors just make me smile and happy. So beautiful!

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  3. Wow Alice. This is really a beautiful piece of artwork. I too am a lover of bright colors. I will be checking out Robin's web site. Thanks for the link...Linda E.

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    1. Go to her website when you time to look around. It's pretty amazing.

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  4. Striking how this looks as if there are flames burning behind the cityscape. The sense of distance is wonderful with the sea well in front then the city & behind it the flames - or could it be a brilliant sunset? So much fun just sitting looking at all the elements & your joy in colour just oozes from this artwork.

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    1. haha! i thought about lightening that sky - should be a sunset or rise - i thought it looked like the buildings were on fire, too.

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