Kangaroo With Girl – #NatureDoodlewash

Kangaroo with Girl - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Kangaroo with Girl – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Today for my #NatureDoodlewash  hike, I had an imaginary walk across the wonderful Australia a land that I always wanted to go visit…and it didn’t happen yet! Maybe one day!  For this watercolor I was inspired by a beautiful Magazine Cover that portrait a model holding a Kangaroo. A couple of weeks ago I was visiting a Barnes and Nobles Book store and I loved that cover so much that instantly I had the urge to sketch it.

I am so glad that I had my sketchbook with me and while sipping a coffee I sketched. I followed pretty much the lines and the pose, but I changed the girl expression and colors giving her a different look.  I wanted her to have purple hair  and be a whimsical girl. She hold the cute kangaroo on her shoulder close to her neck. It is a portrait very similar to the “Girl with a Bird” I made not long ago.  I love Kangaroos and I really enjoyed to paint once again an image of love. I hope that you like it!

Kangaroo with Girl - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Kangaroo with Girl – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

I also want to dedicate this illustration as symbol of friendship to all my friends here on the Blogosphere!  And to all my Australian friends that are many!
Thank you to all for brightening my days! ❤

 

Coming Soon Event!
A month of watercolors! A great challenge, 31 days 31 watercolor paintings! I will participate joining Charlie at Doodlewash he is the creator of this magical event and of  “The World Watercolor Month”  from now on each year in July will be celebrated! Yay thanks to Charlie! 😉 This event will unite Artists around the World joining together this Ultimate Challenge! I am so honored to participate! This is the first year it just got officially approved! You can learn all about it here!

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Details about my doodlewash:
 watercolor outlined with black ink pen. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  and Pigma Micron Black ink #005 and a Pink gel pen. Painted over a Mixed Media  Sketchbook!

With this watercolor I am also  joining Charlie at doodlewash  for a  #NatureDoodlewash

You all are welcome to join us with your doodlewash! If you do, don’t forget to “Tag” your image.

 

#NatureDoodlewash

 

Happy Doodles!

©Carolina Russo

©Carolina Russo

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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28 thoughts on “Kangaroo With Girl – #NatureDoodlewash

  1. Love those eyes, Carolina, and thanks for dedicating this terrific sketch to your blogging friends. Very sweet, and I hope you make it to Australia one day 🙂

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  2. Nicely done!

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  3. This is lovely Carolina. As an Aussie girl I can say firsthand you captured the heart and soul of our iconic animal beautifully. xo

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  4. sooooos cute, what a lovely Kangaroo. I love your drawing

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  5. It’s so beautiful!! 💖

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  6. Love it!
    You should definitely make an Australia visit happen! I moved here two years ago, and kind of don’t want to leave, haha 🙂

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    • Hi Jo thank you! I am glad you like my watercolor! I love your Blog and read about all your travelling adventures I love to travel! I am native from Italy and I moved to California 14 years ago…pretty long time. And yes like you say I should make an Australian visit happen I hope too! 😉 ❤

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  7. Awwww…what an awesome looking duo! Love this one!! It’s really beautiful, Carolina! Love the colors you chose! 😍

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  8. Carolina, that is so beautiful. That oneness both express. A union of souls! And how you draw it… these eyes… so beautiful!

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  10. So sweet!

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  11. Great drawing! Far better than I could do! 🙂

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  12. Very beautiful!

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