Wednesday, December 26, 1973

Advent Calendar 2008 - Colors, Words, and Sources

Updated July 2009

For each of the 26 drawings in the Advent Calendar 2008, here are the Copic colors (and any other materials) that I used; the words; and sources of quoted words. Everything is drawn or written with black Copic multiliners, generally 0.1 and 0.3, unless noted.

Sun 11/30/2008 Words: We are leaving ordinary time.
Source: Advent is the beginning of the church year. It is preceded by a long stretch of “ordinary time,” the summer and fall months after Pentecost.
Colors: B41, B45, Y26, YR21, C13, BV31
Mon 12/1/2008 Words: Maranatha – Come Lord Jesus
Source: Maranatha is Aramaic for “Come O Lord” 1 Corinthians 16:22
Colors: BG000, V04, V12, RV14, RV32
Tues 12/2/2008 Words: await, anticipate
Colors: Y15, Y19, B01, B05
Wed 12/3/2008 Words: Prepare the way
Source: Isaiah 40:3
Colors: E00, E04, YG63, streaked with 0 (colorless blender)
Thurs 12/4/2008 Words: Joy
Colors: G40, YG63, Y15, RV32, RV14, R59
Fri 12/5/2008 Words: Hope is a virtue
Source: Hope is one of the themes of Advent. “Hope is a virtue” is a reminder to myself that I need sometimes.
Colors: Wine Multiliner, RV14, G07, YG03, V04, RV29, Y38, BG05, BV00
Sat 12/6/2008 Words: Alleluia!
Colors: Cobalt Multiliner, Y26, YR21, B01, B05, B32, B41, B45
Sun 12/7/2008 Words: We wait for new heavens and a new earth.
Source: 2 Peter 3:13
Colors: Cool Gray Multiliner, B32, Y11, Y19, YR21, C1, W1, Copic Opaque White, white colored pencil
Mon 12/8/2008 Words: Faith, Rejoice
Colors: Wine Multiliner, BG000, B05, B39, V04, V09, V12, V15, with streaks and dots of 0 (colorless blender)
Tues 12/9/2008 Words: Veni
Source: An ancient Advent hymn, Veni Emmanuel (Latin), or “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”
Colors: RV14, RV32, RV29, RV59, G21, G28, YG03
Wed 12/10/08 Words: Love
Colors: Cobalt Multiliner, Y11, Y13, Y15, V04, V12, RV14, RV32
Thurs 12/11/2008 Words: Lift up your voice! Lift it up – do not fear!
Source: Isaiah 40:9
Colors: R00, BG000, BG72, all “painted” with 0 Sketch brush tip
Fri 12/12/2008 Words: Awake
Colors: C1, YG63, G28, G07, R59, Y15, Y38, RV32, RV14
Sat 12/13/2008 Words: Comfort, comfort ye, my people…
Source: Isaiah 40:1
Colors: E41, B41, B45
Sun 12/14/2008 Words: My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.
Source: Luke 1:47 (the Magnificat)
Colors: Sepia Multiliner, Y26,YR24, Y38, B01, B06, RV32, RV14, E00, R24, E09, E25, white Sakura Gelly Roll pen
Mon 12/15/2008 Words: Watch
Drawing Concept: Dec. 2008 tutorial in Marianne Walker’s blog, on coloring pine branches
Colors: YG23, G07, G28, B32, Copic Opaque White
Tues 12/16/2008 Words: Angels in our midst
Colors: Copic Multiliners in purple, pink, and sky blue; gold Sanford Uniball Gel Impact pen; Y11, Y15, BG00, BV00, BG32, G40, G21
Wed 12/17/2008 Words: adore, alight, aware
Colors: Y38, YR21, B01, B05, YR14, E21
Thurs 12/18/2008 Words: Rejoice
Colors: Olive Multiliner, G07, G12, G40, G17, G21, YG23, YG95, YG03, YG63, R59, R24, R29, R08
Fri 12/19/2008 Words: Emmanuel, God with us
Source: Matthew 1:23
Colors: Cobalt and Purple Multiliners; BG72, BG75, Y11, Y15, V04, V09, V15
Sat 12/20/2008 Words: Marvel now, both heaven and earth, that the Lord chose such a birth.
Source: Hymn “Savior of the Nations Come
Colors: E41, YR21, Y26, BG72, BG75, BG00, B01, B05, B41, B45, dots of 0, dots and arcs of Cobalt and Sky Blue Multiliners
Sun 12/21/2008 Words: Joy of every longing heart.
Source: Hymn “Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Colors: G40, G21, G28, YG63, YR21, Y26, B14, RV11, RV29
Mon 12/22/2008 Words: The Lord is near.
Source: Philippians 4:5
Colors: Cool Gray Multiliner, C1, C3, R00, R02, R08, R32, B01, BG72, BG75, BG000, BG05, BG45, dots and streaks of 0
Tues 12/23/2008 Words: 1. Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song. 2. Purify our conscience
Sources: 1. Hymn “Hark the Glad Sound, the Savior Comes” (but I prefer this tune for it)
2. Collect for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Book of Common Prayer
Colors: E00,E04, B41, V15, R59, RV14, RV29, RV32; gold Sanford Uniball Gel Impact pen; loops of Purple and Pink Multiliners
Wed 12/24/2008 Christmas Eve Words: Behold
Source: “Behold, I bring you glad tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people” Luke 2:10
Colors: Cobalt, Olive, and Yellow Multiliners; G28, YG63, Y13, YG99, B29, YR26, YR21, Y15; Gold Sanford Uniball Gel Impact pen
Thurs 12/25/2008 Christmas Day Words: Unto us a child is born…
Source: Isaiah 9:6
Colors: W1, W3, W5,E33, E37, YG91, YG95, YG97, E00, R32, E41, E44, B5, B6, B14, B32, E21,Y19, YR21, YR26, E09, YR14, R00, R02, R24, R08, BG00

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