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4th week of November’s Art Every Day and also in NaBloPoMo

November 26th

Today is sARTurday and day #26 of AEDM and NaBloPoMo – did you all have a good Thanksgiving? Did you go wild, ahem, shopping yesterday on Black Friday?

My answer to question one is ‘yes’ and to no. two ‘nope’. Today would be a different story as it is Small Business Saturday, where local small businesses promote their brick and mortar shops, some with promotions, too. But I am not big on shopping, I prefer the cozy world of virtual business. Hence my store, which carries exclusive fine art pieces of mine, has just opened on ArtBoja.

cascade-mountains-11-of-25So today I will most likely stay home and work on my computer (again) and then continue one of my many creative projects. Also, now that I have finished my photo series of the Pacific northwest with shots of mountains I need to find another – photo – subject for the remaining five days of November blogging month.

No photos for sARTurday today though. The other day I had this idea of trying to ‘manga-nize’ a photo of David, but then I saw the picture below from our vacation at the Outer Banks and thought I would try a manga style drawing of an ‘us-sie’ (= self-ie * 2). I started it on Thanksgiving as a sketch and inked and colored it yesterday.  Here is the original photo for your info, and please remember that manga is a very, very stylized drawing form.




If I have time I will be linking with one or more of the fine people in this collection – check them out!

A manga-nized Us-sie

Created entirely on my iPad Pro with ProCreate

self portrait, Claudia Willison, ImagesByCW

Claudia is founder, owner and soul of ImagesByCW Photography. Born in Germany, traveled though Europe and Australia, she currently lives with her American husband in New Jersey, USA. She blogs about what she loves: Photography, art, internet and computers in general, as well as cooking and windsurfing. When not working she enjoys reading, music, windsurfing and listening to the sound of waves and the wind, preferably together with her husband.

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