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Holidays Art 15 Days Challenges 2018! Day 3: Match Girl – Gingerbread

Day 3 – Match Girl -Gingerbread ©CarolinaRusso


Day #3 Bad Apples12 Days ❤ Wintmas 2018
Prompts:  Match Girl – Gingerbread

Today post is for Day #3 and the prompts are lovely,  “Match Girl” is inspired by the popular short story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen “The Little Match Girl” my drawing represents her sit in the snow lighting matches and on the ground there is a Gingerbreadmen which is the second prompt.

Remember anyone can join these challenges if you do just add the proper hashtags and share your creations!

❤ Challenges:
These challenges are hosted on Instagram one is hosted by a Collective of Artists  “Bad Apple Collective”  the challenge is “Bad Apples 12 Days”#badapples12days  the second challenge is   “Wintmas” 15 days of painting lovely Christmas prompts #karlaswintmaschallenge hosted by artist Karla Pereira from Spain.  And of course I will share them also with the #worldwatercolorgroup.

❤ Details about my paintings:
My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1, Sakura Gold Pen Touch Calligrapher.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, approx. size 4.5 ×5.75 inches.

Visit my Wintmas 2018  GALLERY (coming soon!)

These Art Prints are available now for a “Limited Time” upon direct request to me:
❤ Feel free to contact me if you would like a Limited Edition Print of any of these Christmas paintings while the challenge last, you can order right here on the Blog just Contact me letting me know which one you want! This is my new series for the 2019 and would be available right now only for a very limited time just during the 15 days of Challenge, when is over you cannot be able to purchase any of these until next October 2019!

Prints Details: Each Prints would be Hand Embellished with Gold and Silver ink! Size available is 5 x 7 inches (approx. 12.70 x 17.78 cm) Special Price $20 shipping included!  ❤


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Have a wonderful day and stay tuned daily for more Holidays Art!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com



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GINGERBREAD Day 14 – #WorldWatercolorGroup

GINGERBREAD Day 14 - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo
GINGERBREAD Day 14 – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

– Winter Wonderland – Day 14  GINGERBREAD

Winter Wonderland 31 Days 31 Paintings Challenge!!!

Today is day 14/31 Charlie’s  prompt list says  “GINGERBREAD”  I am joining  doodlewash  

Posting this pretty late tonight I hope you like my Gingerbread Ornaments!  No much time to write right now,  but I took this other photo to show you how small is my sketchbook.

 All this little paintings in a very small 3 x5 inches page of my tiny sketchbook! I mentioned at the beginning of this challenge that this month I would be working on small size watercolors and in my photo you can see how small it is my sketchbook compared with my COPIC Multiliner! Well I guess I am doing ok so far and able to add lots of tiny details, all my previous 14 days watercolors are this size! 🙂

Small Sketchbook -  Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo
Small Sketchbook – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Details about my watercolors:

 watercolors are outlined with brown and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, white Uni-ball Signo gel pen and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a small 3.5 x 5.5 inches mixed media sketchbook.

To Follow the Challenge visit my Winter Wonderland GALLERY

The first 13 paintings of December challenge and all my other watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

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Enjoy December Adventure! And Keep painting everyday ❤

Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com