Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, When I released my first coloring book collection, I got some questions about supplies and techniques for beginners. To answer some of the questions I received, I decided to create a short series called Coloring with Audrey. In this series, I will showcase some of my favorite coloring supplies and … More Coloring With Audrey: My Favorite Colored Pencils & Basic Techniques
Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, A while back (when I started using artist grade colored pencils), I found that some of them are opaque enough to use on black paper. (See my first attempt at this technique here.) While this effect can be achieved with many different wax based colored pencils, I found that I can get the most vivid color by using Prismacolor … More A Scrapbook By Any Other Name is A Sketchbook
Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, I come to you today with a short post about how this piece came to be. The original image should have been centered like the one pictured below, but for some reason, when I tried to print out the line art… my printer decided that the central figure needed to be more … More One Color at A Time: Harper
Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, I’ve only been to Hawaii once, it was on a cruise several years ago. I remember it being a calming and beautiful place, with a clear sky, plants and flowers everywhere and a deep blue ocean. To commemorate my trip, I purchased a faux kukui nut necklace. The necklace is composed … More My Creative Process: Ailani
Hello Citizens of the Blogospere, I come to you today with an extra short post showcasing my latest mixed media paintings. These lovely ladies were born of the same technique. To create them, I adhered some of my favorite colored pencil illustrations to 9″ x 12″ canvases using Mod Podge and then embellished them with acrylic paint. I hope you like … More Mod Podge Paintings That POP!
Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, As my previous post was pretty popular, I thought it might be fun to try it again! As such, I come to you today with even more spooky transformations and very short spooky stories to go with them. A Ghost In the Night Meridith was a lonely princess who lived in a large … More This is Halloween- More Spooky Transformations
Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Today I will explore the use of color in devising unique characterizations of the same image. This is the original black and white illustration. Lynn is Black Lines and Negative Space ————– This was my first colored version of Lynn. I used pinks and reds, with hints of orange and blue to … More Shades of Lynn