Écureuil gris

I just calculated and it turns out that I sketched this wheelbarrow for the first time just over nine years ago, but it has taken all that time for a squirrel to pose for me. It was worth the wait, I would say. Now I can say that I have an oak, a squirrel and an acorn all in the same drawing. The squirrel was sketched today with a dip pen and black Carbon ink in a Handbook Watercolour Journal.


6 Comments on “Écureuil gris”

  1. Gerry Draper says:

    Serendipity!

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  2. lois says:

    That little guy is the cutest touch!

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  3. Marilyn Hansen says:

    Love this Shari! It reminds me of the wheelbarrow I park at my barn at the end of the day. Maybe I should do some sketching of that too!

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  4. Great sketch, Yes dip pens can be wonderful for that scratchy feel and the line variation.. Happy Holidays to you and yours!! Eileen

    Eileen P. Goldenberg 415-305-0892 http://www.goldenbergdesigns.com

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  5. Ginny says:

    I love how you’ve used crosshatching to create lighter and darker tones. I’m going to study this sketch!

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  6. joantav says:

    That wheelbarrow has surely served you well and posed in so many of your pieces…but getting a squirrel too is the icing on the cake. lol

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