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Inspired by a Song – Haiku 5.7.5 – I Don’t Know

Summer Skies – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo


I Don’t Know

And now I climbed clouds
I stole the moon because of you
Oh I am nowhere now

-CR

Haiku 5.7.5
Inspired by the words of the song “Harlem River” by ©Kevin Morby

This is my second Haiku of the 2019 inspired by one of my favorite song lyrics. Last week I posted my first one title “Dark” Inspired by a song of The Cure. I started this “Favorite SongHaiku Series”  inspired by my friend at  Cyranny’s Cove!  and I have seen others getting inspired to do this as my dear  friend Syl  he posted his beautiful Haiku “When The Wind Blows”  inspired  by one of his favorite songs. I like to do this very much and thank everyone that join in!  Today I was inspired to write a second Haiku by one of my favorite songs “Harlem River” by Kevin Morby l love the sound of this song and especially this specific version of 9 minutes long I love the long instrumental part in the final of the song. I often listen this song on repeat while painting! I am sure you will enjoy the song and if you are brave enough try to write your Haiku pick your favorite song!

Try to write your Haiku from your favorite song it’s fun, a great practice and very challenging…
How to do it?  Go through the lyrics and use the words that more speaks to you to create your Haiku be careful to keep the words in a way that combined in your Haiku will remain the song! Yes I know isn’t easy but you would be surprised!

I am thinking to make this as a weekly or monthly Challenge where we can all post a link to our song’s inspired Haiku!
What do you think will you be interested to participate?
Let me know and I will think how to create the event here on my Blog! Any suggestion is welcome 😉
Leave me a comment if you like the idea  so that I know I wont be alone…. ❤

Thank You!

 

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

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New Painting – Princess Cordelia – #drawitinyourstyle Challenge

Draw It In Your Style Challenge

Princess Cordelia – Watercolor ink painting ©CarolinaRusso

This month I have participated to a very inspiring painting challenge hosted on Instagram by Artist Annie Stegg Gerard
she challenged us posting her first 2019 oil painting “Princess Cordelia” for a “Draw It Your Style Challenge!” To enter we had to draw Cordelia in our own style being free to change anything we wanted. Annie’s painting is stunning just as it is all her Art.  Ethereal, fantastic and dreamy. I was so enchanted by this beautiful painting it gave me feelings of peace, serenity and love for animals and nature very inspiring to me that of course I didn’t think twice I wanted to recreate it in my own signature style. I loved to paint her and I like the outcome.

Princess Cordelia – Oil Painting by Artist ©Annie Stegg Gerard

Annie’s art world is….
Inspired by nature, folklore and mythology, her work evokes emotion and imagination in the viewer.  Annie has a special love for the 18h century Rococo painters who have had a large influence on her own method. She finds inspiration in their imagination, and the dreamlike palette and lively brushwork that combine to create a wonderful atmosphere of enchantment.” I suggest you to visit her website at Gallery Gerard

I hope that you like how I have recreated mine in watercolors and ink and please leave me comments let me know your impressions and feelings about it! I really would like to know!

I have to tell you that it was a bit intimidating at first, because Annie is an amazing Artist some of her clients just to name a few are in the movie and gaming industry Warner Bros, Disney, Dreamworks and more… but Annie has been so lovely and commented on my work in progress and again when I posted on Instagram the finished painting, she said that it is beautiful and that means so much to me. What do you think?


❤ Details about my painting:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens..  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on CANSON Illustration Artists Series Paper for watercolor 150lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ All my watercolor paintings and drawings are available as Limited Edition Signed Prints you can order them anytime in my SHOP! 

❤ Feel free to contact me if you would like a Fine Art Print of my painting  “Princess Cordelia” just Contact me.

 

Follow me on  Instagram on my account dedicated to my Art @carolinarussoart

 

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

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Inspired by a Song – Haiku 5.7.5 – Dark

Wind In The Trees – Original Watercolor Painting ©Carolina Russo


Dark

There is a dark Forest
Run into the trees following my eyes
I hear a girl voice…

-CR

Haiku 5.7.5
Inspired by the words of the song “A Forest” Written by ©Robert Smith -THE CURE

 

Hope the New Year found you all well!
Today post is my first Haiku of the 2019 and I have to say that I wrote this Haiku in a whim right after I read the Haiku posted by my dear friend Cyranny, you can read it at her Blog Cyranny’s Cove!  She inspired me to create my Haiku using the words of one of my favorite songs, I also illustrated the Haiku with  one of my older watercolor paintings (Prints available in my Shop!)  I loved to do this and to write my Haiku I actually played a bit with the words and I have changed the sequence from the official lyrics but I was able to keep the sense and meaning of the words in the original song!   Check it out this is the beautiful song “A Forest”  of The Cure…I found a video that has the lyric on screen!

I think this is a great idea if you love music and love to write Haiku it is pretty challenging to create a Haiku from the words of a song…Sure it is a good practice I suggest you to pick your favorite song and try!  What do you think?

Thank You!

 

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

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Inktober 2018 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 20: Breakable Serpent

DOUBLE CHALLENGE

– Breakable Serpent–
Day #20 MabsDrawlloweenClub – Inktober 2018

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Day 20 – Breakable Serpent ©CarolinaRusso

 

Day #20: Double Challenge #Drawlloweentober2018   

Prompts:
> #Inktober  Breakable

> #MabsDrawlloweenClub  Serpent

Day #20 Today drawing is a little bit in a different style more ink and I have used only one color. My latest three drawings are in the same style and color and they are beautiful combined together! Throughout the month I am experimenting different ways of drawing and in the end the pieces of my whole series will match. I hope you like it!

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens..  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on CANSON Illustration Artists Series Paper for watercolor 150lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ All my drawings in this Series are now available as Limited Edition Signed Prints you can order them on my SHOP!

DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY 

❤ Feel free to contact me if you have any question!

 

Follow me on  Instagram on my account dedicated to my Art @carolinarussoart

 

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Visit my DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

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Inktober 2018 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 19: Scorched Seance

DOUBLE CHALLENGE

– Scorched Seance–
Day #19 MabsDrawlloweenClub – Inktober 2018

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Day 19 – Scorched Seance ©CarolinaRusso

 

Day #19: Double Challenge #Drawlloweentober2018   

Prompts:
> #Inktober  Scorched

> #MabsDrawlloweenClub  Seance

Day #19 A bit late evening for this one!

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens..  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on CANSON Illustration Artists Series Paper for watercolor 150lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ All my drawings in this Series are now available as Limited Edition Signed Prints you can order them on my SHOP!

DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY 

❤ Feel free to contact me if you have any question!

 

Follow me on  Instagram on my account dedicated to my Art @carolinarussoart

 

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#INKTOBER

Visit my DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

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Inktober 2018 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 18: Bottle Rat

DOUBLE CHALLENGE

– Bottle Rat –
Day #18 MabsDrawlloweenClub – Inktober 2018

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Day 18 – Bottle Rat ©CarolinaRusso

 

Day #18: Double Challenge #Drawlloweentober2018   

Prompts:
> #Inktober  Bottle

> #MabsDrawlloweenClub  Rat

Day #18 Today I did something a little bit different! I actually I had very little time for Inktober,  I planned my drawing to be smaller and only using  ink pens and a little bit of gray watercolor as shade on the ground. ❤

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens..  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on CANSON Illustration Artists Series Paper for watercolor 150lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ All my drawings in this Series are now available as Limited Edition Signed Prints you can order them on my SHOP!

DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY 

❤ Feel free to contact me if you have any question!

 

Follow me on  Instagram on my account dedicated to my Art @carolinarussoart

 

78315df6f0f901f4-weblogo
#INKTOBER

Visit my DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

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Inktober 2018 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 17: Swollen Werewolf

DOUBLE CHALLENGE

– Swollen Werewolf –
Day #17 MabsDrawlloweenClub – Inktober 2018

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Day 17 – Swollen Werewolf ©CarolinaRusso

 

Day #17: Double Challenge #Drawlloweentober2018   

Prompts:
> #Inktober  Swollen

> #MabsDrawlloweenClub  Werewolf

Day #17 Today prompts inspired me to focus my creation on the eyes wanted to make them mesmerizing and striking! The Werewolf eyes blends with the girl face! I don’t know what is swollen here lol! Not sure about that swollen prompt! Overall I am pretty pleased with my drawing! Let me know what do you think?

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens..  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on CANSON Illustration Artists Series Paper for watercolor 150lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ All my drawings in this Series are now available as Limited Edition Signed Prints you can order them on my SHOP!

DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY 

❤ Feel free to contact me if you have any question!

 

Follow me on  Instagram on my account dedicated to my Art @carolinarussoart

 

78315df6f0f901f4-weblogo
#INKTOBER

Visit my DrawlloweenTober2018  GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com