Tuesday, February 27, 2007

EDM Challenge #108: Draw a Light Bulb

I was pawing through my hardware basket, looking for an interesting-looking light bulb. It's amazing how many different kinds of light bulbs one needs to have these days.

I have several of the regular lamp-type bulbs. Then I have larger floodlight bulbs for the kitchen ceiling, and smaller floodlight bulbs for the fixture in the stairwell hall. Two other fixtures require the fluorescent kind of bulbs. The bathrooms need globe bulbs in a lower wattage.

The bulb I decided to draw is a halogen spotlight bulb. It fits only one fixture in our house, which is located on a very high ceiling over a small recessed area that holds a painting. It's a heavy (and expensive) little bugger! Luckily we don't have to change it very often.

By the way, we had SNOW this morning, which was a great affront to everyone at work. It was not nice snow either, but the wet, sloppy, slushy, half-rain kind of snow. I guess the midwest had much worse over the weekend. We are ready for spring!


EP

8 comments:

Robyn said...

A very nice sketch. Good watercolour.

casey said...

Nice job on this Mary - and I love the surfboard sketch. Just what I needed to cheer me up on a grey morning!

phthaloblu said...

This is a very good. It IS amazing how many different light bulbs are out there with as many different shapes and sizes, too.

Linda said...

Great drawing! I like that you chose a different type of bulb.

sydney said...

This is a nice sketch. I love seeing the different things people draw for the challenges.

mrana said...

great drawings, Emma! I really liked those surfboards too, they are so beachy and cool.

aPugsLife said...

I just love your drawings, you have a nice style. :)

Emma Pod said...

Thank you all for taking a look at my light bulb. I finally bought some better watercolor paper in #140 and that really makes a difference in the outcome! I had been using #90 paper, and it was too light.

Thanks again!
EP