Roses and a Rabbit

Roses have been around for about 35 million years. I was pretty surprised myself at how long they have been around when I did the research. The oldest fossil was discovered in Colorado. The oldest rose bush is in Germany and is thought to be 1000 years old. It’s located on a wall of the…

Colored Pencil Pic’s

When I was young my father would drive us to Luray Virginia in the fall. As my memory serves me the trees were spectacular with golden yellows, burnt sienna, darker shades of red and those nice shades of bright orange. Here’s a colored pencil sketch of mountains in abstract done with primsmacolor pencils. A trip…

An Irish Setter and a Cocker Spaniel

After some research I found that Irish Setters were originated in Ireland as gundogs. They are friendly, mischievous and inquisitive with a high energy level. They require daily walks and make for a good family dog. This sketch is 11 x 14 done with prismacolor pencils. I used light umber, dark umber, red and black…