Monday, July 14, 2008

Happy Cat : Doodling Again

I was doodling last night - and this 'Happy Cat' was the result. I had fun playing with my new set of Caran D'Ache Neocolor II artist crayons. I splurged on the set of 84. I always wait for Dick Blick sales to splurge on relatively large ticket art items! I love the smooth way the Neocolors go one & how well they blend when you add water. My friend. Sarah, gave me one of those cool water brushes last year. At the time I had no idea what to do with it or how it worked. I thought the brush would be like any other brush & would need cleaning after every color. I was wrong !! Now I have a collection of these wonderful water brushes & they have become one of my favorite tools to use with water soluble crayons or pencils. A paper towel is all you need in between colors. IMHO they are little marvels of modern technology! Next splurge (I have to wait for another sale though!) will be more Golden paints .... I wonder how long I'll have to wait ?! I am feeling very impatient ! Color is good. Color is life. Color means fun !

10 comments:

Vicki W said...

Adorable!!!

StegArt said...

Love Happy Cat! Those last three little sentences say it all in my opinion.

Guzzisue said...

I think I may have to treat myself to some of these :-)

minerva mouse said...

the world would be a sad, sad place (not to mention dull) without color and without cats!! this is one cool happy cat!

verobirdie said...

When I was a kid, some 40 years ago, I was given a box of Caran d'Ache Neocolor. I don't think it was the name then, but it was the watercolor kind. A large box. I've cherished them for a very long time, although I sure did not appreciate them like I would now. Anytime I see a box in a window shop, I resist the temptation to buy it, and I guess I won't resist much longer :-)
Oh your cat is beautiful!

imquilternity said...

Marie,

Your blog is always such a treat. I never know what new treasure awaits me in your sidebar. How do you find all these wonderful little treats for us?

Candace said...

Hi there, found you thru Judy Wise's blog. I adore that cat! Will have to check out the Caran watercolours. I've heard that before. Right now I'm using another brand as I'm just getting into watercolour but it's really great to use --
Very lovely blog... and you will love the Golden paints!
Candace

Lynn Douglass said...

I love it! I think I have to do some online shopping. :-)

Violette Severin said...

That cat is so cute. I play around with colored pencils but have never come up with anything this cool.

Bonnie / Graybonnie said...

Love the very royal looking kitty. Thanks for the crayons tip!!

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