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Xmas Books

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Nutcrackers - Holiday Art - Pen & Ink

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I attended an artist talk with  Robert Oughton, York PA.  He is a black & white, pen & ink artist/illustrator.  What an inspiration!! So - I decided to do a little pen and ink myself.



Gingerbread House - Holiday Art

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The Gingerbread House
Some of my art is unlovable. This is one of those pieces. 

Before the blender pencil, I was ready to recycle it.  After using the blender pencil, the colors became more vibrant but it still is a least favorite, overworked, poor composition and just plain yucky.

Elf on a Shelf

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Elf on a Shelf  is the new Christmas rage.  So I decided I needed an Elf also.



I used the blender pencil on the elf above  but not on the Elf below.



Candy Cane - Holiday Art

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This is a BEFORE and AFTER: colored pencil after using a blender pencil,

and colored pencil before using a blender pencil.

Holiday Art

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Candy Canes The iconic Holiday candy.  Tape them on the gifts.  Stuff them in the cards.  Hang them on the tree. But never ever eat them.

Tis' the Season - Xmas colored pencil

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Tis' the Season
Time to get out the RED and GREEN paints and pencils. Dig out those nostalgic and iconic holiday themes. Tried and true and re-done a million times. Draw that candy cane anyway. It's  still special.  It's  still you!