I just got an email from Sarah at everyone-can-draw in which she gave me some great hints about sketching and then coloring with water colors. Unfortunately, I had already tried to use watercolor last evening and I am not happy with the result.
She suggested that I draw lightly with the watercolor pencil instead of pencil or that I lighten up the pencil lines with an eraser before starting to color. Too late!
I am thinking that for the "something sweet" maybe I should have done something like this instead:
Or maybe this one:
I am, no doubt, much better at photography than I am at drawing. But I am determined to keep practicing so that I get better at it.
I surely do love my kids and their kids!