Scribbled Lives - September 2021

Created: September 4, 2021
Modified: October 1, 2021

This is the Scribbled Lives Facebook group challenge.



ID: wk 35 - Card - Making Spirits Bright
Size: 6"w x5"h

On Arches 90# HP W/C paper drew my circles and lettered the text with a 2.4 Parallel pen filled with Ecoline "Scarlet" and double dipped into Pearlescent "Genesis Green" acrylic ink. Detailed with a black Micron pen. Circles with an Artistro Extra Fine Pen in a green and a red.

The leaves in the border and center done with Artistro Brush pens. Graphite shading

Trimmed down, cut out the scallop corners with a 3/4" circle punch, edged with a Artistro gold brush pen and adhered to a textured dark green cardstock.

Quote: Yes Making Spirits Bright

ID: Wk 36 - John Neito - Success
Size: 6"w x 8"h

On Arches Textwove paper using a 4.5 Parallel pen and Vermillion Sumi ink in Neuland style lettering. Colored between the letters with Artistro paint pens. Accented one side of each letter with a micron pen.

Words: Success is peace of mind in knowing you did your best. John Wooden


ID: Wk 37 - Calligraphy Love - Calligraphy Makes My Heart Happy
Size: 8" x 8"

On Arches Textwove paper, sprinkled with Color Burst powders (Lemon Yellow, Rose Red) and Brusho "Ost Blue", wrote out the words with a 6.0 Parallel pen and water in Blackletter style. Detailed with a black Micron pen and drew circles with my Helix Circle ruler and gold gel pen.

Words: Calligraphy Makes My Heart Happy.

ID: Wk 38 - Map It - A Place For Everything
Size: 11"w x 8.5"h

This is one of those times I don't have a hard copy of my work. I wrote out the text and then inserted it into Photoshop on top of my workroom pic...

Now if only I could follow the quote...

ID: Wk 39 - Ode To Joy - We Cannot Cure
Size: 5"h x 7"w

On Stratmore Ready Cut140# CP watercolor paper created my white lines with Fineliner Masking Fluid Pen 0.8 tip. When dry, sprinkled Brusho powders (Yellow, Scarlet, Leaf Green & Lt Brown) and painted with a wet paintbrush.

Wrote in the quote using a .05 Micron pen.

Words: We cannot cure the world of sorrow, but we can choose to live in joy. Joseph Campbell

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