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Sock Monkeys Galore!


Tikobaby

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Finally finished this page from the Creative Haven book Textile Designs by Marjorie Sarnat, the same artist who did Pampered Pets and other favorite books. Copic Sketch colors:  Lipstick Red, Process Blue, Royal Blue, Chrome Orange, Yellowish Green, Lettuce Green.  W&N ProMarkers:  Red, Plum, Cerise, Orchid, Sky Blue, Arctic Blue, Marine, Turquoise, Prussian, Cardinal Red, Meadow Green, Lemon, Purple.  Prismacolors:  Emerald, Pale Vermillion, Orange, Goldenrod. Sienna Brown, Canary Yellow, Mulberry, Light Mulberry, Pink, Spanish Orange.  

I think that's all of them, but I didn't write them down as I used them...could have missed a couple.

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caszandra

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What a brilliant, fun and colourful page, made me smile. :pb_biggrin: :marker:

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Tikobaby

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Glad you like it, @caszandra!  It's the first page I've done from my new Textile Designs book.  Wanted to try something a little different after doing so many from Pampered Pets and I love sock monkeys so it was a win-win!  :my_smile:  

Am pondering which page to do next....:marker:

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Curious

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I do not like monkeys unless they are SUPER cartoony and cute baby type.  I find sock monkeys kind of scary as well.  This page turned out great as usual though!

How do you like that book?  It's the only one of Marjorie Sarnat's  I do not have.   I wish I could find it in a brick and mortar store so I could flip through it.  I haven't found a flip through on youtube for it yet either.

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Tikobaby

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I like sock monkeys since I had one when I was a little girl and it was one of my favorite stuffed animals.  I don't care for other types of monkeys particularly.  I haven't looked at that book for awhile, but the sock monkey page was my favorite.    :my_shy:

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      Honestly, they could actually be working and still grifting for extra cash. We obviously can’t expect honesty or true transparency from them!

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