Liz Draws Monsters: Right Hand–Big Pink!

This is a dragon-type character I have drawn all my life; it’s time you met her! She’s big, and she’s pink!

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Liz Draws Monsters! The Debut!

This is a BRAND NEW FEATURE!
My dear husband, Steve, encouraged me to start making videos of myself drawing–with both my left and right hands, because I can. ­čśë
So, I am working on a nice tidy YouTube Channel, and here is one of the first videos, just a quick one filmed in my car while I was getting ready to go into Target. Hope you like it!

 

 

 

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Here’s Nine Green Things I Love!

What better way to appreciate a day of wearing green than to celebrate things that are green?
It was hard to narrow down the list, but here are nine green things that I find especially cool:

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1) Portrait of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s Monster, by Basil Gogos.
The Monster is my favorite of the “classic” monsters. I find the original movie so heartbreaking. Basil Gogos was an American illustrator best known for his portraits of movie monsters which appeared on the covers of┬áFamous Monsters of Filmland┬ámagazine, and painted these characters in an amazing array of c Continue reading

Halloween Countdown 2017: Book Review of Ed Emberly’s BIG ORANGE DRAWING BOOK!

Friends, I have something SO special to share with you.

When I was a young and of course very odd little kid,I loved drawing as much as I do now, and I would devour with my eyes any books about drawing that I could get my hands on. And books such as those by Ed Emberly, one of my artistic heroes, were some of the best. Through drawing simple shapes and lines, Mr. Emberly taught us kids to really have fun, use our imaginations and explore once we had mastered the basics of his adorable little drawings. Some of these books featured things that were all one color, such as the Big Green Drawing Book, the Big Red Drawing Book, the Big Purple Drawing Book, and my favorite, the Big Orange Drawing Book.

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The Big Orange Drawing Book shows you how to draw a lot of orange animals, such as tigers and foxes,characters made out of oranges(yes, the fruit!), and–best of all—Halloween characters.

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