Cheating with Watercolors

The other day I was poking around on my phone and decided to play with the stylus my Note 9 comes with.   I rarely touch it.  When I do use it, I use it for a long period of time and the Note 9’s stylus only holds a charge for 20-30 minutes.  This can be aggravating when you’re using it to draw since you have to keep taking breaks to let it charge for a few minutes.  Nevertheless, I was thinking about Fall, so I doodled out a pumpkin.pumpkin doodle from my phone

Now, I had a doodle on my phone, a ton of watercolor palettes sitting within eyesight of the couch I was sitting on and a new Cricut upstairs.   After letting those 3 facts bounce around in my head for a minute, I came up with a plan and uploaded my sketch to Cricut.   After shoving some watercolor paper into the machine, it drew out my pumpkin for me.

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Custom Order Out The Door

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Last week, I had my wisdom teeth removed.   I had put it off long enough that they were starting to cause problems so I finally got it done.   It went surprisingly well.  I just took a little nap and woke up with fewer teeth.  And much to my friend’s dismay, I didn’t even wake up groggy.  He couldn’t even take any embarrassing videos of me!

I had a long weekend at home (on painkillers) to wrap up some projects.

First, I got my latest painting out the door and delivered to the customer.   Have you ever tried to wrap something the size of a dining room table?  It’s not so easy!  Hopefully, after Christmas, I can post some pictures of it in their house.

Then, I played with some Metal Earth sculptures.  You’ve probably seen them around.  This one was a train from Harry Potter.

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I did a couple of them and I think I got those out of my system.   They’re a bit too delicate and flimsy for me, but I had fun.

Then, I got out some of my watercolor sets and doodled out some stuff on my watercolor pads.

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Turns out, I’m not a watercolor-er.   I’ll keep trying and see if I get better at it.

After a few more doodles I think I’ll break away and start putting together more miniatures.  I have a few kits laying around that still haven’t been put together.  The first one I pulled out is a sewing room:

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