Well, I’ve been itching to get back to drawing my second-hand treasures so last night I drew these guys. You may recall my blog post Wax Figures from December 4th, which began a category called “candles I just can’t burn.” These charming little wax birds fall in that category, too. So plump and cute. Tuyen found them in a free pile from a yard sale and knew I would like them. Each bird is about the size of my fist and made of solid black wax. I used a black gel pen and a black water-soluble colored pencil (gone over with a paintbrush dipped in water) on Canson tinted paper. Hmm, let’s see…perhaps something colorful, next?
Oh m’god no, you can’t burn these! And you made them look so fluffy! How do you do it? Talent I guess.