It is said that when a pink flamingo wearing a fez appears on your front lawn you will enjoy good fortune for one hundred years. Or is it misfortune? Ha, just kidding! I don’t know anything. A pink elephant, on the other hand…
Pen and watercolor drawing of a fez-wearing flamingo.
After acquiring the fez, kitty developed an uncanny obsession with brandy, cigars, and nineteenth-century explorers.
Pen and ink drawing with digital color.
This bird remains calm, cool, and collected.
A.K.A., I remember back when everyone wore a hat. Now, get off my lawn. 😉
Unflappable – pen and watercolor. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink. Winsor & Newton watercolors. Digital scan adjusted and edited in Photoshop. Background color applied in Illustrator.
When we first see a drawing, we might imagine a flash of inspiration leading straight to the finished artwork. Many times that’s what happens, but not always.
One of my favorite drawings took a few years and several versions until the art finally matched up with my imagination. The fez fish began as a 2013 sketch book drawing that I scanned and colored in Photoshop. Continue reading “Evolving Art”
A fish, a fez and a cuppa.
Visit my Redbubble shop to purchase this design as a t-shirt, sticker or phone case.
Even nature needs a vacation!
Anyone remember the children’s book A Fish Out of Water?
Let me regale you with tales of my adventures in Casablanca.
See another version of the fez fish at Night of the Cuppa.