Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Another Hobby Another Love...

For as long as I can remember I have always drawn on everything. Never having any formal training, it has always come naturally and been just for fun. My kids love to sit down and scribble with me in coloring books and finger paint toddler masterpieces. Sometimes if I have half a day I can start and finish a photograph that I've been asked to draw. Though I'm sure when the kids are in school soon I'll be able to find more time for my craft. I wanted to share a few pencil drawings that I've done. The family was done recently and the Staffordshire Terrier was done a few years ago.


In both photos the original photograph is on the top and my drawing is on the bottom.

For some knitting news the Dessert Cloths should be available on Thursday or Friday and I have so much knitting to show you it's ridiculous!

Thank you to everyone who has started the KAL! The more people we have the more fun it will be. It's also keeping me motivated to design more.

39 comments:

knitterbeader said...

Wow, what talent you have, this coming from "I" who cannot even draw stick figures well. Keep at it and as you say, someday you will have more time. The drawings are beautiful!

Petra said...

My goodness that's beautiful. You are very talented!!!

MNStitcher said...

Wow - what great drawings!

Ada said...

WOW, those are fabulous!!

SpaceJunk said...

Oh my, those drawings are spectacular!

crazycrafter said...

My stick figures look unrealistic! I mean, you are AMAZING! I never knew this! Thanks for sharing your talent with us! Blessings,
Hannah, age 12

sue said...

Oh my god they are absolutely amazing, the outlines, the shadings, everything. I can copy things pretty easily but not to that standard. Maybe I need to practice my drawings more since I havent really done any since I was a lot younger. I cant wait to see the new dessert cloths too.

DeborahDuck said...

My word! That's not a hobby, that is a wonderful talent.

I'm pretty new to your cloths, so looking forward to your new ones.

Debbie said...

Your drawings are amazing. You are one talented lady. Thank you for sharing them with us. And thank you for starting the KAL, it should be a lot of fun.

Chelsea said...

Wow, you are very talented, your drawings are amazing.

Anonymous said...

The drawings are fantastic. Wow!
I know the feeling that with kids you have not enough for your own things. As soon as the kids are in school it will become better.

Annegret

jamie said...

Wow, fabulous!

Monica said...

Do you do drawings for commission? Those are gorgeous.

Kathy Gleason said...

Gorgeous drawings!

Ilona said...

You are very good at 'High Realism'.

Knitting by the Pond said...

Wow, you are amazing! What a great talent! :)

greetingarts said...

Oh my goodness. That is just astounding. You are so gifted! That's really spectacular.

Thomasean said...

You are brilliant!!!

KnittySue said...

Wow..you have such a gift for drawing...what beautiful work.

MLJ1954 said...

You are an incredible artist. One question, in retrospect, would you have wanted to have formal training? My 15 year old is very talents, loves doing pencil sketches and has received a couple of commissions. My husband wants her to take some art classes to fine tune what she does and also to expand her scope (she has fear of oils, etc.).

Donna S. said...

My goodness you are multi-talented!! I am awed!

Christina said...

You are amazing at drawing, truly. Before I started reading I looked at those pictures and thought they were just a computer converted version of the same picture. Amazing!

Julie said...

Just wanted to stop by and tell you how amazed I am by your talents! The Lord has really blessed you with these gifts! I can barely draw stick people. Just in awe and wanted to say so! Thanks for sharing!! I hope to join your knit along one day soon! Julie

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