Gallery of Castles

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Castles. I do castles. Can’t help it.

Some of these works don’t have my hidden mousie–they were created before I started intentionally hiding him in my work.

My Mousie

'Underwater' by mousewords
Title: “Underwater” (click for larger view)
Medium: Colored pencil on Bristol paper
Size: OSWOA, 4 in. x 6 in.
Status: SOLD

Where do mermaids live?
Right here.

Scotland Series:

'Eilean Donan at Sunset' by mousewords
Title: “Eilean Donan at Sunset”
Medium: Ink, watercolor, colored pencil on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 3 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
I love the castles of Scotland. This is one of my particular favorites: Eilean Donan.
'Amhuinnsuidhe Castle' by mousewords
Title: “Amhuinnsuidhe Castle”
Medium: Ink, Colored Pencil, Pastel on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 3 1/2
in. x 2 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
Amhuinnsuidhe Castle–try saying that three times fast! Pronounced “Avin-Suey,” this castle is now a luxury hotel.
'Dunrobin Aglow' by mousewords
Title: “Dunrobin Aglow”
Medium: Ink and Colored Pencil on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
Dunrobin Castle, with its influences from French architecture, looks very much like a fairy tale castle.
'The Rose Arbor' by mousewords
Title: “The Rose Arbor”
Medium: Ink, watercolor, colored pencil on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
With its beautiful design and romantic history, Cawdor Castle is my very favorite. From time to time it appears in my other artwork. It’s well known for its lovely gardens. This is a view of the Rose Arbor.

Fantasy Castles

'Ice Palace' by mousewords
Title: “Ice Palace”
Medium: Colored pencil on card stock
Size: ACEO, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
I used Dunrobin Castle as the model for this fairy-tale scene.
'At the Top of the World' by mousewords
Title: “At the Top of the World”
Medium: Colored pencil on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
This high castle tower came from my imagination.
'Starry Night' by mousewords
Title: “Starry Night”
Medium: Mixed-media on Bristol paper
Size: ACEO, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Status: Sold
I’m finding that castles are a lot like HTML. Once you find out how they’re put together, you want to start building your own.
This is one of mine.

 

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Published on July 4, 2007 at 9:27 pm  Comments (6)  

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6 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. your artwork is a blessing , treasure your work and god will find a way to make you happy

  2. Hey, I own a couple of those. You are performing an infringement upon my copyright!

  3. Lol :-D

  4. Wonderfully delightful drawings. They would sit perfectly in the best of children’s books.

  5. Thank you!

  6. cool but foggy i wish i could see moor of the picture though. still gret lol cool


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