Gems 'n Jewels by BarbBarcikKeith
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18×24 colored pencil on black pastel paper. Original available.

As of 03-06-15, 2699 views and 23 favorited.

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NOTE: Chosen to advertise Painting the Country Life and Countryside’s last challenge of the year – Your Best Work 2011.

Just remember what I said about color (doing the wildlife I like to do consists of mainly black, white, brown and assorted reds).. and I never believed that I could find such outrageous colors on lizards!!

  • Complete 06-03-1998 in 39.33 hours spread over 20 days.

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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Comments

  • Carolyn Staut
    Carolyn Stautalmost 7 years ago

    Absolutely spectacular Barb! Although I don’t care much for the lizard variety, you have truly made these creatures into jewels. Beautiful composition and artistry!

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnalmost 7 years ago

    Excellent work. Love it!

  • richardredhawk
    richardredhawkalmost 7 years ago

    now this is absolutely brilliant work the colors are so vibrant

  • Harry Gray
    Harry Grayalmost 7 years ago

    this is absolutely beautiful artwork i love the colours,style,and form awesome!!!!!!

  • Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo
    Patricia Anne ...almost 7 years ago

    heehee I see a young iggy!

  • cheetaah
    cheetaahalmost 7 years ago

    oooh my goodness, when do yo have time to do all these beautiful amazing color pencil arts??
    They are fantastic.

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 7 years ago

    Breathtaking piece of art. Beautifully done. I admire your talent.

  • Marion  Cullen
    Marion Cullenalmost 7 years ago

    Sensational work! The colours are so irridescent and alive.

  • the6tees
    the6teesalmost 7 years ago

    WOW. Awesome!!

  • frozenfa
    frozenfaalmost 7 years ago

    This is AWESOME!! O_O

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