Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Homage to Alice in Wonderland Inchie

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I am doing a series of inchies for this week. I am following a blog called Creative Every Day and her theme this month is play. I am doing this to play and also use it as an exercise to draw in pen and not erase. I want to draw out and about and have a steadier hand and doing these inchies is hopefully a practice that will help me with this. This one was done based on John Tenniel's drawings for Alice in Wonderland. What was really interesting in drawing from his drawings is seeing his use of line. I found a lot of his lines were just suggestions which made the drawing work.

7 comments:

Carol said...

Great Drawings! I may have to try inches...It looks like you had loads of fun with this.

winna said...

you've done a terrific job and made it look like a special style.

purplepaint said...

Oh this is so cool! I've made inchies in collage and fabric and never even thought of doing them with sketches ~ how cool!

Ann said...

This is amazing! What a fun project. Are you going to add color too? I like the ink drawing as is though.

Marina said...

may I ask how you prepare these inchies?
Are they all on one sheet, or they are cut out squares?
I'd like to try.....

marina@la scatola dei colori

Physhy said...

Your page is terrific. In fact, you've got me working an inchie page now. (Love the no-eraser rule.) Thanks!

DarklyFey said...

Inchies look like fabulous fun, and your drawings are awesome!