Based on the events of this weekend, I wanted to do a romantic bride and groom drawing of Lorelai and Io.
So I did a quick 1920’s theme (being that we are now in the new Roaring Twenties), and then changed its colour and lightened it.
Then I did a second sketch.
I knew I wanted the heart and Rory’s flower to be red, so I made a “red layer.”
Then I coloured the sketch in.
Finally, a few highlghts, and…voilá: a finished sketch. I may come back and finish this, but at least the idea is out of my head.
And…because I can, here’s a video of the drawing in progress.
Yesterday, my good friend Anne posted on Facebook: “Tiuku 12.5.2001 – 13.7.2020
(EC, Ch Habibin TirNanOg DM)
She was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last for ever: I was wrong.”
Tiuku was 19 years, 2 months and 1 day old, but no matter how long you have with them…it’s just never enough.
Tiuku with her grandkittens; Anne said she was a grandmother twelve times! I never met her in person, but I feel as though I knew her. My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend has stopped running today. Sleep well in Tuonela, dear, sweet Tiuku.