Cartoon Animals

Hello Friends!

I wanted to share about another great book I bought at the same time that I purchased my Anime drawing books.

This one is called “Learn to Draw Cartoons” by Christopher Hart.

I tweaked his elephant, cat, and dog a little and added my own scenery. I don’t think it is really cohesive, but it was just a fun sketching time!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Body Poses: Practice for Drawing Anime Characters

Hello Friends!

These pencil drawings are poses I practiced taken from a book called “Draw Amazing MANGA CHARACTERS, A Drawing Exercise Book For Beginners.” It is by Tuttle Publishing.

This book is over 200 pages of facial expressions and just about every body pose you can think of drawing!

I drew these a few weeks ago but haven’t been sketching daily like I used to. But I will be!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Chibi Characters in Pencil

Hello Friends!

Here is a little girl Chibi and two Chibi “monsters” with their two Chibi animal friends.

I drew them quite a while ago but forgot to post them, ha ha!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Open Eye!

Hello Friends!

It has been a stretch of time since I last posted. I recently bought several drawing books that that teach how to draw Manga, Chibis (pronounced Chee-Bees), and cartoon characters. So I have been sketching some in pencil for now.

Chibis are super cute in my opinion. One of the books I bought is Manga for the Beginner…Chibis by Christopher Hart.

He states in his book, “Chibis typically have giant heads on small, childlike bodies and round little hands and feet.”

Some Chibis are drawn three head lengths tall, some two head lengths tall, and the ones I love are drawn with their heads twice as tall as their bodies! They are super cute.

In my next post I will have a couple of Chibis and their animal friends! It’s always fun to learn new things.

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Cow in Pencil

Hello Friends!

I decided to draw this cow from a photo I took. I drew it after making yesterday’s post.

So, hopefully, this means I am getting back into the groove!!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Bear in Pencil


Hello Friends!

I have been absent for many months recovering from being in and out of the hospital from last March to July.

I needed lots of recovery time. Then the holidays were here, and I didn’t have the energy to do any art until recently.

I don’t know how often I will be posting now, though. But thank you to my newest followers.

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜€

Black Wolf Pup in the Snow

Hello Friends!

I started working on this wolf pup last week, but I just finished it today.

I went back to the surgeon who removed my gallbladder on Tuesday. He gave me the all clear on being able to eat anything I want now. But I don’t crave sugar like I used to which is good!

When all of my problems started in April and I was in and out of three different hospitals, I lost my craving for sugar. There were many times they had to put me on a liquid diet, so between then and now, I have lost about 30 pounds! I am feeling a lot better, but the doctor said I shouldn’t exercise for another two weeks. However, I will be glad when I can get back into my old routine.

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug. πŸ˜ƒ

White Wolf Pup Peek-a-Booing from a Log!

Hello Friends!

It has been quite a year for me so far healthwise which is why my posts have been so few lately. But I believe I am definitely on the road to recovery!

I finally had my gallbladder removed almost two weeks ago. The pain is lessening, but I still feel little sharp pains when I yawn and when I first move to get out of bed in the morning. I also can’t sit for too long at a time without having to stretch out in the recliner. But I am thankful the operation went well, I went home the same day, and I am getting better every day.

It still may be awhile until I can really get back into my art. So I am easing back into it with my pencil sketching.

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug. 😊

Wolf Buddies in Pencil

Hello Friends!

I am very slowly getting back into creating some art. So I decided to revert to pencil to start.

I looked around my studio at all of my paints, markers, and mixed media materials. But I just sighed knowing I am not ready to plunge back into those mediums quite yet. That’s okay, though.

I hope all of you are doing well. I have an appointment in a few weeks to consult with a doctor about getting my gallbladder out. I have been feeling great, though, and haven’t had any more problems. So I can’t wait to get it out to avoid ever getting gallstones again!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜ƒ

Wolf in Pencil

Hello Friends!

It has been a long time since I have been able to do any art, so I haven’t been posting in months.

It has all been due to a health problem that took months to resolve, but I am much better now. However, I won’t be able to finish the classes I began at the start of the year. That’s okay, though. I was finding that they weren’t what I was looking for anyway.

I don’t know how often I will be posting since it’s taking awhile to get back into the swing of things. However, in the meantime…

Have a wonderful day and give someone you love a big hug! 😁

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