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Monday, January 23, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone!
I hope year of the dragon brings you happiness, health and all the good things!
Here in Toronto you'll see pretty Asian lanterns and New Year greetings everywhere.
I love how multicultural this city is.
I've used:

HB pencil
colored pencils
watercolors . Gold gouache
Stamp
Some persimmon beads I've made for earrings
&
My beloved persimmon teapot

15 comments:

  1. Wow! Beautiful! It's amazing how you painted it with color pencils! Happy chinese year, I'll try to relax, eat fruits and read lots of books!

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  2. Happy Chinese New Year to you, too! :) This journal page is AMAZING. I just love your style!

    & that's awesome that you're in Toronto! I live in Brantford! :)

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  3. Such a pretty post. Happy New Year to you. I love the fruits that you drew and also the earrings and teapot!

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  4. How do you get your polymer clay to look fuzzy like that? You always make such great things, so jealous!

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  5. Happy Chinese new year to you too! I'm pretty sure I was born in the year of the dragon :) Your little fruit couple is so cute and detailed- and I love those animal paper clips, how sweet!

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  6. Such beautiful illustration and pretty details! :)

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  7. Dearest sweet afi, such a beautiful post!! I adore those gorgeous persimmon beads! Just pretty! Have a lovely merry happy dragon year sweet friend! Love to you!

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  8. Happy Chinese New Year!
    Here in São Paulo, we also had a kind of celebrate!
    And I love your drawing! ;D Perfect!
    Kiss

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  9. Beautiful work and so detailed! You must have amazing eyesight! Thankyou for sharing the materials you used, the black outline is a lovely contrast tio the softer colours of the pencils. Such sweet earrings too.:)
    Jess xx

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  10. happy new year! ijust came across your blog and really loving everything in here! love your work and jewelry!

    new follower :)

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  11. Beautiful dragon and photo. Happy Chinese New Year to you too.

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  12. Thanks a lot for all your sweet comments! You guys are the best! xo

    Nicole: Thanks a lot dear! I'll talk about the velvet/fuzzy effect very soon! :o)

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  13. i cannot help but love your sketchbook pages. just enough collage and paint and you still leave some pencil and just plain ink.
    i used to swear by the micron 005, have you tried the Pilot g tec c 0.25?
    http://www.jetpens.com/Pilot-G-Tec-C-Gel-Ink-Pen-0.25-mm-Black/pd/4561
    a little less waterproof, but such a nice rollerball, you never have the old micron pen breakdown. i used to buy one every week!

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  14. Amazing! I'm without words. Simply fantastic!

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