This might be the start of a series…..art inspired by favorite children’s illustrators. Maurice Sendak’s work is SO inspiring to the likes of me – lots of pen and ink work, fun subject matter, muted colors – it’s all right up my alley!
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Many art students learn by trying to replicate a master’s work; I’ve never been much for that since that painting or drawing is already done – I’d rather try to mimic a style, and see what I can incorporate from it into my own. With Maurice Sendak’s Where the WIld Things Are, I love the line work’s looseness that fits right in with my own style.
You don’t have to replicate all of a person’s style – you can make these with super bright fun colors. Or with his colors and no black lines. Or whatever it is YOU learn from looking at his work!
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- Shea Butter, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad
- Sage, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad
- Rouge, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad
- Peeled Paint, Ranger Distress Mini Ink Pad
- Tea Dye, Ranger Distress Oxide Ink Pad
- Tumbled Glass, Ranger Distress Mini Ink Pad
- Bundled Sage, Ranger Distress Mini Ink Pad
- Stormy Sky, Ranger Distress Mini Ink Pad
- Letterpress 110 lb. White – 10 pk, Essentials by Ellen Cardstock
- MISTI Laser Etched Stamping Tool (8-1/8 X 10-1/2), My Sweet Petunia
- Tape, Judikins Eclipse
- Precision 5 Inch Scissors with Sheath, EK Success
- Micron Pens BLICK• AMZ
- Artist tape