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Saturday, 2 April 2016

G is for Gull


Here I am, sneaking in, under the deadline by a whisker!


For the Craft Barn's A-Z this fortnight the letter was G, and I picked a gull...

 

I also found a couple of new-to-me words...


gutta-percha and inspissated.  I love this old dictionary!


I am really pleased with this drawing. 

Last fortnight was raspberry and I didn't get my pages finished due to illness.  Well, I think it is done but I'm not in love.  I may well come back to it with fresh eyes and work on it some more!


Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments and messages!

8 comments:

  1. Absolutely LOVE your gull! He is fabulous! I really can't get enough of him. Your page spread looks so awesome. I like the raspberry just as it is, but not being a painter, I don't see what you yet are not seeing. My favorite G entry!

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  2. Yep that gull is VERY life like and the way it emerges from the page is lovely. The raspberry is a matter of opinion but if it helps, looking at a real raspberry for comparison I'd say that the "grains" are less spherical and more on top of each other. It's not an easy drawing...

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  3. Love both of your pages Laura. Hope you are feeling better.

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  4. Hi Laura, Loving the Raspberry and gull pages. Sue

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  5. Wow, these pages are amazing, beautiful drawings! Thank you for entering The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

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  6. Snap! I chose gull as well. Not that I would ever have contemplated drawing mine. Your image is fabulous and that little touch of blue around the edge sets him off perfectly.

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  7. A beautiful drawing, you've captured the feisty nature of the gull x

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