Today’s Watercolor Wednesday is kind of unusual. Obviously, these aren’t straight watercolors, but this was always kind of the direction I was headed for when starting the Penny Loves Dinosaurs project. Collaboration of ideas between different artists, materials and techniques. The Pteranodon in this illustration was done by eight year old Makynzi, at the Saint Louis Science Center earlier this… Read more »
One thing that is awesome about working on this project is getting to spend some real personal time with kid’s drawings, and seeing what is important to them. Check out those awesome curlies around the Triceratops’ frill. Would you have thought to put those there? I’m not sure that I would have, but I will now. 🙂
I met Makynzi at the Saint Louis Science Center while doing a featured artist spot in their Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit. It was a lot of fun chatting with her and her dad. She loves art, and wanted to make this drawing extra realistic for us.
Another “guest” strip featuring penny, and a fantastic drawing by 6 year old Wyatt! Thanks for stopping and visiting me at the Science Center, Wyatt! I’ll be there again on Wednesday, July 30 doing more Penny drawings, so hopefully I’ll see some of you there!
Introducing Penny, who loves Dinosaurs. This is a collaborative project with kids and dinosaur lovers who do drawings, and then we add in backgrounds and Penny talking about the dinosaur. We’re really excited about the project, and looking forward to seeing where it goes. Penny will be a regular Friday Feature on the blog.