Gemstone Challenge Day 12: Turquoise Amulet

A pencil sketch of a child wearing a protective turquoise amulet and bracelet.

The birthstone of December, turquoise has also been known for its protective qualities.  I imagine that it's the perfect gem to create an amulet for those you love, so today's sketch is of a child wearing a turquoise amulet and bracelet.  They were given to her by her parents and grandparents to protect her when … Continue reading Gemstone Challenge Day 12: Turquoise Amulet

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Gemstone Challenge Day 1: Garnet

Today was the first day of the Gemstone Challenge! The theme was Garnet, so I used that for the color scheme.  I'm not so happy with the background, though; maybe if it were a cooler tone, the garnet necklace would "POP" more.  What do you think? This piece took 4-5 hours, from sketch to finish.  … Continue reading Gemstone Challenge Day 1: Garnet