5 of 30 in June

page was start in a 6×8 inch Stillman & Birn Epsilon sketchbook. I
It’s got this awesome smooth plate finish, smooth enough that pens are
great on it but tough enough I can work several layers and use
watercolors. The finished image is 5×7 inches and is available matted
and ready for framing on etsy here.

I started this page by using a pencil and a ruler to create a grid on my page.


I then colored a sheep die-cut with my favorite blue turquoise  watercolor. Then I glued it to the page. I then used my Chartpak AD marker to transfer an image of a brain to my page.

I used a terracotta Derwent Pastel Pencil to write.
IMAG0687I obscured the writing by using a similarly colored watercolor over the top, in this case red oxide.
IMAG0688I wanted the brain to stand out more so I use light cadmium yellow watercolor to color the brain.
have a thing with lines radiating out from a fixed point on my pages. I
wanted somethign subtle on this page. I used a white plastic eraser to
remove some of the watercolor and some of the writing, in lines
radiating out from the center of the brain. Some of the lines were still
dark so I used a stick Sanford Magic Rub Eraser to remove more of the
IMAG0690After that I used stencils to add the word BAA to the body of the sheep.

of the product links are to affiliate sites, so if you make a purchase
through the links I will be compensated, though in small amounts. and of
course the etsy link goes directly to my page and I will be fully
compensated should you choose to purchase this piece.