Summer of Colour Week 3 & Summer Sketchbook Update

Afternoon all :)

Week 3 of Summer of Colour was Purple + Purple + Yellow. I did my week 3 a while ago - in fact, before week 2. So if you follow me on Instagram and think you've seen this already... you have.

I used Derwent Inktense pencils in shades Violet + Fuchsia + Lemon Yellow. Don't ask me where this little fella came from but he reminds me of Sheldon off of Big Bang Theory... around the eyes. Am I going mad? Probably.  Maybe I was watching it or had it on in the background.
Whoopidooings: Carmen Wing - Summer of Colour week 3 SoC2015 Fae in Inktense
Derwent Inktense
Posca Pens
Biro
Whoopidooings: Carmen Wing - Fae on index card using Inktense
I thought I'd show you one more picture of him. Please excuse   his crumpled state - we had the doors open and the breeze must have blown this little index card in the sink. It was full of water - we found the card floating there eventually. I'm really impressed at how bright the colours still are. A testament to Inktense claims that when they set - they really set.
 Carmen Wing - Fae in Inktense (After being dunked in water)

As for what I've been up to. Lots! But I can't show you just yet. I have been working away on the Summer Project set by the school. I start on Monday. Am I anywhere near finished? Am I heck. Mild panic verging on hysteria. Craig reckons this is to prepare us for what's to come. Ease us in gently. Ha! I don't know if what I'm doing is right, if it's enough, if it's good enough, if it'll be done in time... breathe. Breathe. But - I am enjoying it. Strangely. I was hoping this book would be more full by now. (I have to train myself not to sidetracked by the research. I go off on a tangent.) I'll show you again next week, when I start and it should be finished. I'll show you some bits from inside too if you'd like.
Sketchbook
So - that's me for now. What have you been up to?
Thanks for stopping by today :)


6 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! I just love him!! I have yet to complete my SoC...still have 2 to catch up on, or is that 3? Either way he is just FABULOUS! Good luck with school honey! I know from personal experience that easing back into it ain't the way they do it anymore! LOL I'll be keeping an eye on you. Good luck and have a great week!!!!

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  2. I only did one SOC I think, so well done you for getting this done - I love it!! Hope you enjoy school next week, I will look forward to hearing all about it! guess this means you may not make Ally Pally later this month again, what with your homework, lol!!

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  3. Love that SOC guy, you have a wonderful imagination!

    Oh my goodness, Big School on Monday, that scareeeeeey! Scary AND exciting! I know you'll be nervous but try and roll with it. And OF COURSE we want to see the inside of that tantalising sketchbook!

    xxx

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  4. Sheldon.......yep, totally agree.
    Kyla

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  5. Ah he's fab and loving the fact you used the inktense pencils :) you'll be fab on your course - stop stressing and enjoy!

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  6. The more I look at him, the more Sheldon-esque he becomes.

    Very, very best of luck! Not that you'll need it :)

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