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348 - THE GNOME - DAVE EDWARDS - COLOURED PENCILS - 2012 by BLYTHART
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FEATURED BY THE ART AND STORIES MADE FOR CHILDREN GROUP – 14th July 2012

FEATURED BY DECORATIVE & TRADITIONAL ART GROUP – 18th July 2012*

I’ve gone back to my old style for this one. I was walking through a garden centre and couldn’t resist taking a photo of one of their garden gnomes. I used it as inspiration for this drawing. I used coloured pencils and fineliners. Here’s a cute little rhyme by my friend Walt (Madvlad):

Be ever so humble, there no place like gnome,
its better yet, when it comes out of Dave’s dome.

:-)

I am a retired man who enjoys expressing himself in pencils and paints. I have had two solo exhibitions in my home town and I love Redbubble. I get as much pleasure from viewing the works of other artists as from creating my own.

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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 2 years ago

    awesome

  • Thanks Bobby :-)

    – BLYTHART

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 2 years ago

    I adore gnomes…garden memories from my childhood in England!

  • Thanks Heather. Maybe I should let my beard grow longer and then I’d be extra popular :-)

    – BLYTHART

  • BLYTHART
    BLYTHARTover 2 years ago

    I accidentally deleted Walt (Madvlad)‘s rhyme, but it’s now included in the description of my drawing. Sorry Walt :-(

  • madvlad
    madvladover 2 years ago

    haha, love my pal dave,,yes,yes,,,be ever so humble there,s no place like gnome
    its better yet,when it ,comes out of dave,s dome !!!

  • Thanks Walt – you are a gem.

    – BLYTHART

  • Solotry
    Solotryover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful! It’s amazing!

  • Thanks Solotry.

    – BLYTHART

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 2 years ago

    Love it !!

  • Thanks Anita :-)

    – BLYTHART

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 2 years ago

    Hehehe; that it is cute; and I love madvlad’s rhme to go with it :)

    This is no doubt distinctive of your old style but also reminds me a bit of madvlad’s garden pics and his colourful line drawings.

  • Yes, Walt and I both do colourful work. That’s how we got to know each other I suppose. I knew him before Redbubble.

    – BLYTHART

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    This is beautiful as it is darling. Beautiful work.

  • What a lovely comment …. thank you ever so :-)

    – BLYTHART

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 2 years ago

    wonderful work Dave…what a cute garden gnome…enjoyed the view!

  • Thanks Linda. I am now doing (yet another) bunny drawing. This time I am doing a coal miner bunny.

    – BLYTHART

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 2 years ago

    Very cute Dave! He looks very serious.

  • Oh, but he is, Alexandra. He has many responsibilities and worries, what with all those naughty little elves he needs to control and the mischievous pixies that tease him by pulling his beard :-) Thanks for your nice comment.

    – BLYTHART

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