Sketch Fest #54 starts in: 1 days 20 hours and 59 minutes! (August 29-31!)
Work by: Jenny Heidewald
I am one of those self-taught artists that has been drawing since I was little. I remember the exact moment I decided I wanted to be an artist; interestingly enough it was while watching my mom draw the hand of God reaching from the clouds to His followers. I was floored, it seemed to be magic, an image appearing out of nowhere. I thought to myself, "I want to do THAT!"
I have worked in many mediums. My current favorite technique is working with colored micron pens, and coloring with watercolor and/or Photoshop.
For any of the ACEOs on the Sketchfest site: If you miss buying the original line version, I now offer a limited run (three)of any of my Sketchfest ACEOs. These will be printed on watercolor paper and hand painted, numbered on the back. They are $7 each, with half of that donated to Sketchfest. If interested in one that hasn't been "activated" yet, drop me a line via e-mail. :)
Please check out my Portrait Adoption, Sketchfest, Deviant Art (go to the website link below), and Elfwood pages for a more diverse selection of my art to browse through. For tutorials I have written, please check out EMG-Zine
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This artist has left the following prompts:
Squirrels Resist Medical Assistance . This is a real headline in newspaper: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/09/AR2010100900358.html
African princess and her pet
Mostly Autumn ( this is actually a band name that I saw on Pandora, one the "similar artists" list)
"Take Me Away", song by 4 Strings : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amrlETN98U4&feature=related
Waiting for the first snow
A different kind of genie lamp
Pin-up: A Witchy Woman's fave stockings
Nuclear Cowboyz Freestyle Chaos!
Different bird cat gryphon combos, say snow leopard and snowy owl, ocelot and goura victoria , a bobcat and a great horned owl, a turaco (bird)and a eyra(cat), a snow lynx and raven, a heron/stork and cheetah... (though I dunno how that would work for their eating habits)
Pixie Wild Flower :)
The belly dancer's magic
Space Babe (s) !!!!
Her eyes they shone like the diamonds, You'd think she was queen of the land, And her hair hung over her shoulders,Tied up with a black velvet band. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDCzWFNj1kg
Leprechaun Magic ( A bit late, but we need some St. Patty's Day stuff! :) )
The Mists of Avalon (Yeah, I just got done with that book two weeks ago)
Mysteries of the druids
Pirate or piratess rock star
"Oh crap, the enchanted frogs can't work a calculator" I don't take credit for this one, it's an error I got on the site, I thought it would make a funny sketch though! :D
Jewels in her hair
REALLY? ARE YOU SURE?
Hot Pink Peg Leg
Your favorite character in a Tron outfit. :)
BAAZINGA! :D (Anyone else watch The Big Bang Theory?)
If I was a flower growing wild and free, all I'd want is you to be my sweet honey bee From Barry Louis Polisar - "All I Want Is You" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQESZszV0Sg
Dragon or Dinosaur Fetish
Victorian Rabbit (so I can post the one I did last month, but it glitched and didn't post)
Cave gal with her pet dino
Sparkle Pop Pin-up
Innocent Moon ( it's the title of an instrumental by Will Ackerman: http://grooveshark.com/#/album/Imaginary+Roads/3940072 )
Mayans, the people in control of ending the world...because they were too lazy to keep going with their calender! :D
"A gorilla chicken with a werewolf muzzle on it" : This is what I think I just heard come out of my computer speakers. There is a guy in the area that uses something that comes over our speakers now and again.
At odds: Flapper in a Corset
Cowgirl Lolita ( Aw man, I wanna do this one!)
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D-LmRNdQiQ
The Red Queen
Cone of Shame
Anne of Green Gables
Frolic in the snow
"There are no happy endings, because nothing ever ends."
All that glitters...
Big Bad Bow
Bears eat Beets
Valentine, I Love You ♥
Tigers waiting to be tamed
Bonnie Scottish Lass
Owl you need is love ♥
Change yer fate
Steampunk Disney princess
Disney princesses but Scottish!
Magic, magic, do as you will...
Kitsune of the Stars
Kitsune of the Daggers
Summer Straw Hat
Dance of the Autumn Kitsune
Belly Dance Storm
Whatever Amy Wants To Draw ;)
Cat holding a hot dog ( for Ambyr, if she decides to participate :) )
Fox of the Fall Leaves
Fox of the Snows (arctic fox's are cute!)
Kitsune of many tails
Apple Pie! (It's a wonderful day for pie!)
Fox of the Spring Flowers
Fox of Summer Songs
Doll of Winter
Parody: Gangnam Style ! XD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0
The feeling you get from Finnish band Pmmp's song "Lautturi" https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lhZkdE93PSE#! (Katerina, you should take a listen to this song, you might like it :) )
Cinderella's pumpkin coach reminiscing
Eyes of the Fox ( Yeah, I am obsessed with foxes right now...)
Secret of the Snow
Mystical Kitsune ( Corianderrrr...;) )
Li'l Hot Stuff
girls in swirls
Tooth Faerie (too bad I don't get $$ for fillings! Hey Tooth Faerie, you need to give us more $$ from our baby teeth so we can save up for that!)
Winter Solstice Dance
The Mystery of the Flamingos
The Star's Daughter
Steampunk: Cogs - in random places not connected to anything! *lol* ( for Lisa)
"absurdly huge armored galoot fighting side by side with an elfin female in scanty but strategically placed chain mail.' Usually standing on a heap of bodies." -By Michael Whelan http://muddycolors.blogspot.com/2013/03/observations-of-three-time-spectrum.html
Sooo, how do you like that spring snow?
Dance of the Snowflakes
sirena (I was posting to Ellen's LJ and this was one of the "PROVE U IZ HUMAN!" things I had to type to post my post. :D
Redraw a sketch you made the very first Sketchfest!
Night Sparklies :)
Sassy Spring Tease
BABY NUMBAT ! ♥♥♥ Numbats are an endangered Australian marsupial with an estimated population of less than 1,000 individuals. :( here is a video from Perth Zoo, where they are working on bringing these beautiful critters back from the brink: WARNING: BABY NUMBAT EATING! Prepare to pass out from cuteness! :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1U-Us7WWwg&feature=player_embedded
Quoll : Another endangered Australian animal, this one is the second largest surviving carnivorous marsupial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=YH55qBaA-6M
Thylacine AKA: Tasmanian Tiger. The largest carnivorous marsupial, now extinct ( though there are many reports of sightings). There is a program working on cloning one from DNA recovered from a fetus that had been preserved in alcohol. Here is combined footage of the last known living thylacine/s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odswge5onwY
Bilby( also known as the Rabbit-eared Bandicoot), another endangered marsupial : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D4iJj8tNAI
Dreamtime (this is a really cool animation in the Aboriginal art style, the kangaroos are cute!) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj-1tpSvYE4
Deep Blue Mystery
Hula Skirt of Stars
The Wizard of the Edge
Late Winter, Early Spring ( instrumental: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meAkDn1QP0E&feature=player_embedded
Let me be the end of your rainbow, let me be the stars up above. (Dreamland Express: John Denver:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjnsubZPGuY )
secret and filled with dreams
a spaceship captain who wears tight pants
wide lips and a dark, stormy night.
Star Struck ( I thought of a picture for this right when I woke up :) )
Kangaroos... that live in TREES! (Really! They are tree kangaroos. :))
Spring is alive In Carolina, Deep in the forest, Where the foxfire glows http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLc-vXD9YrE
Whisper the wind over the water, Whisper the wind all through the night, Whisper the wind along the canyon, Whisper the wind into the night - John Denver Foxfire Suite ( third song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLc-vXD9YrE )
A Unicorn and the Moon not getting along on their photo shoot.
More Cowbell! (We've had a distinctive lack lately!)
Elvish Moon Goddess (Afke ;) )
Burgundy Ribbon Warrior/ess
Birds of Frost
The Hour of the Pumpkin
Dancing on Leaves
Kitty bitty, kitty cat, meow meow, that's that ( I used to say this to one of our cats, she was Wild and would usually give me a glare or hiss at me, and run off. *haha* )
Softly Blowing Snow
Cute Autumn Stockings
You Drive Me Crazy!
Kitsune of the silks
What Does the Kitsune Say
Black haired beauty
Winter Steam Punk fashion
Icy Winter Eyes
Gone Too Soon
Anyone want to draw a baby numbat? :) They are cute marsupials!
Fancy meeting you here
Spring is budding
Spring Kitsune ( ;) )
Winter still clings to the heart
The Moon and the Night Spirit
The Eternal Forest
Arctic Kitsune (For Corie :) )
"There is melancholy in the wind and sorrow in the grass" Charles Kuralt
"The four winds I carry on my head, the colors of nature on my chest. The sun is my little father, the earth my mother." Nils Aslak Valkeapää
This artist has comments on the following prompts for Sketch Fest #53:
Cat in a Bag Prompt claimed!
Such Cute Chickies Prompt claimed!
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