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Summer News

Most of you know now that we are moving to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia this summer.

This week will be the end of our internet connection and phone contract here in Tallinn. This means I won’t be online much until after we get to Bonn for vacation. I will be able to give updates of the move at random times, I am sure.

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Bright Eyes

The last collector that commissioned me for the portrait of her granddaughter was pleased enough with the outcome that she wanted a second portrait drawn!  The best compliment is repeat business :)

And this is such a cute little face that I just couldn’t refuse.  The other portrait was *supposed* to be my last one drawn in Estonia, but I just had to LOL

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30 Day Challenge

So, with the help of some friends, here are a few challenges for you artists who are watching!

The idea is to keep your pencil moving, even if you aren’t in the mood for drawing.  This will keep the wrists from getting “rusty” while you wait on inspiration.

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Nom Nom

A local collector wanted something for her daughter, so we settled on this picture of her granddaughter.  I love drawing baby faces.  Such innocence. 

I left off the branding of the Kinder Egg because I didn’t want anything taking away from those big dark eyes!

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Data Protection and the EU

There has been a lot of talk lately about the new EU regulations on data protection.  It isn’t exactly clear to the end user what this means.  However, it appears to be a big deal in the EU government to strictly regulate the use of the private data of a user. 

But what is private data??  Yeah, here is where the fun comes in.  Everything.

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Woof

Woof! I don’t draw animals often, but sometimes I make exceptions.  This would be one of those times!  Just look at that face.  How could I not take the challenge? :D

Because of our impending move, it took me MUCH longer than it should have.  I think about a week while working on it a little each day.  I can’t remember exactly how long each day. 

The person who commissioned this is giving it as a gift to someone else, so I certainly hope they don’t see this post haha!

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