The 6th Annual Candy Corn Queen is here! This year’s Candy Corn Queen is based on Star Wars’ character, Amidala, Queen of Naboo. I used ZIG Millenium pens and Coptic markers to create this drawing. Hope you’re having a blessed autumn season. Thanks for stopping by to look at my […]
This year’s Candy Corn Queen is Celtic~ As always, I started with some sketching to work out the composition. I decided to stylize the drawing (see below). I used ZIG pens and Copic markers to color the copy I made onto aged parchment. This year’s Queen, while a warrior, also […]
I think candy corn is heavenly. Every year I sketch a few drawings to honor its sugary sweetness. Hope you have a fabulous day of costumes and candy! Thanks for stopping by!
This is the 4th Annual Candy Corn Queen! This year, she’s a pirate queen of the high seas, vastly contented on an island with her chest full of golden candy. And once I got the hat right, it was smooth sailing. 🙂 If I were to be stranded on […]
Shimmery, creamy white. Unpredictable texture and transparency. I love onion skins. I also love dried stuff from my back yard: grass stems, dandelions, and primrose petals. I slipped it into a vintage wooden frame that I found at a thrift store. This natural collage is available in Knox’s Etsy Shop, […]
I’ve always wanted to try and carve my own stamp! I haven’t been able to find an owl stamp I like so I used this owl I made last year as my inspiration. I traced it onto the block and filled in the general shapes with a permanent pen. Then […]
It’s become an annual tradition. It started in 2009, the year I started my blog. I shared how much I love candy corn and I came up with several projects using the candy. Again, in 2010, I came up with several different projects using candy corn, one of which was […]
With a stack of colorful marbled papers from the last post, my young artists were ready to make autumn leaves. Using a simple cardboard stencil we cut out colorful leaves from our papers. I gave them each a large piece of white cardboard and told them to make a background […]