October Calendar Page

October is almost here and the crispness in the air is starting to come out in the early mornings.  It’s a wonderful feeling after a long hot summer.  The first day of Fall seems like it’s a starting marker for changes in landscape colors, stores bring out all the Holiday decor and there’s pumpkin latte’s everywhere.  Well, I’ve got my own pumpkin in the October Calendar page.

October 2015 calendar page for subscribers to www.carmenwhitehead.com

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Purple + Purple + Yellow – Summer of Color Week #3

I’m continuing on with the Summer of Color challenge and we’re already at week #3!  This week we’re going with a royal, or perhaps Mardi Gras look, with…

Purple + Purple + Yellow

Summer of color week 3 _2

I used the purple watercolor pencil to draw the face and then activated the color with a water brush.  The rest of the page (140 lb. watercolor paper) was created with a mix of watercolor mediums.  I really love the drip effect, it seems like she is behind a veil of tears.

Summer of color week 3 _1

Hope you enjoyed the page and I’m linking this to the Summer of Color challenge, and the Art Journal Journey.  So stop by those blogs to check out some incredible talent.