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Close up of Blackberry Fairy

I've been sketching and re-sketching on my latest project. I finally finished up the sketch today and transferred it. It is ready to color, but for now I'm setting it aside to start another berry fairy sketch next week.
Next week will be Strawberry Fairy. I spent way to long on this sketch, because I couldn't make up my mind on the background. I wanted a background that I could reuse to keep the series consistent, so finally after about 4 days I came up with it. So hopefully I can sketch the next fairy out a lot faster.
 If I get finished with the next berry fairy sketch early next week, I plan to start a fine art piece. I'm not really sure what I will draw. Maybe some wildflowers from outside of my house or a still life. Hopefully I won't get stuck on what to draw...

After the Move...Back to Work

It really feels good to be back to work after the move to our new home. My hrs will vary each day of work. I'm planning on spending as much time as I can with my kids. My daughter starts Kindergarten this summer and I'm making the best of my time with her.

 When the kids start school at the end of summer, my hrs will change and I will be at work full time. I'm using my work hrs I have now to get a new body of work finished. I'm going to be changing my style somewhat with fantasy. I'm revisiting some old techniques of outlining my work. It won't be the same, but I'm hoping it will help my art art pop more.

 To the left is "Blackberry Fairy". She will be 11"x14" when completed. I still have a good bit of detail to sketch in the background, but I'm excited to share it in the next stage of my work in progress. I've been taking pictures of wild flowers outside of around the house. I've seen all kinds of animals and birds since li…