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these gourds, they looked like eyes. Keeping it simple with just one
Gotta look for beautiful imperfections before you start to paint! I made the eyes more realistic to give this one a more unsettling vibe.
always one in the group.
you draw closed eyes arching downward, you give the character a sense
of content happiness. When arched upwards—unbridled
chose stems to give those emotional sensibilities.)
This pumpkin is for Sia. The singer recently revealed that she has been
diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Gina also suffers from EDS. It
can be debilitating and demoralizing, and Gina lives with constant
pain from this every single day. Each individual will have different
reactions from EDS, but it is typically categorized as a syndrome
that affects connective tissue, skin, joints, and blood vessel walls.
For Gina, it is chronic pain and extreme fatigue.
ironic, Gina has been asking me for weeks to make a Sia pumpkin. She
also asked me to share her story so that others with EDS may feel
less alone, as she now feels less alone with Sia’s announcement.
three-year-old is so obsessed with painting faces on pumpkins, we had
to institute a rule of the sun being up before we start painting
father, like son....
anyone was looking to get their hearts melted, my kid carved a
pumpkin to be a faerie house, complete with a welcome mat for wiping
some time with me as I walk you through how I paint my pumpkins. This
is part painting lesson, part cartooning workshop!
paints used: Cadmium Red Medium Burt Sienna Cadmium
Orange Medium Cadmium Yellow Medium Naples Yellow Titanium
White Quinacridone Red