Violin

Serenade me gently.
Sing to me dearly.
Let the world know of your wonderful sound.
Let the angels sing with the music you have found.


I focused on technique today and aimed for finer pencil strokes and color. This took me an hour to complete since I was being careful on each lines I draw. The hardest part there is the strings of the violin. I didn’t use any lifting technique. I just avoided not to color on the white part of the strings and then just added some gray for the string’s shade. The body of the violin is composed of a lot of colors. I used some shades of oranges and browns to get almost how the violin actually looks like.

I hope you like it. Have a great day! πŸ˜€

~ Melonaide

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27 thoughts on “Violin

  1. Marvelous, sweet Mel–I love it!!! God bless you abundantly today. I wonder if you’d mind if I adopt you (unofficially)? love, “Auntie” Caddo

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  2. This drawing really speaks to me. I took violin lessons for many years and while I never was very good, the lines and sound of a violin are still so beautiful to me. Thanks for bringing that back to me today. πŸ™‚

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  3. when the music sweet does play..know that I’m not far away…lyrics from a song by Cape Bretoners Bruce Guthro and Natalie MacMaster. That is what i thought when i saw this today! It is a song that brings my father back to me every time i hear it. He passed about 17 years ago and each time I play, my kids play, or I see a violin..that is what I think about! Listen to the song Mel and thank you for this gift today!

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    1. That is a sweet and lovely song…no wonder it’ll make you remind of your father. Nice message too, the violin plays like it is weeping! Thanks for sharing. πŸ™‚

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    1. I’m not much of a fan of its strikingly high pitched sound..but I do love it when an expert plays the violin especially when matched up with another instrument like piano, guitar or cello. I would love to try playing a harp though if given the chance. It’s not available in my place. πŸ˜€

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  4. I know! I love how the sound rings, but has this really slight edge to it, as well. I have no idea where you learn how to play something like this.

    And if you’re really crazy, you learn something like this:

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    1. If I’m not mistaken, they self-studied on that. Each glass represents a note. So, just by tapping on the correct notes we can play any piece on any instrument (the basic at least). But the hardest part I think there is tuning the glass harp and keeping the notes sound the same. If it is stored here in our place, I’m sure the water will evaporate easily. lol

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