This is an 8"x8" oil painting of a small pumpkin or maybe it's called a pumpkin squash. I plan to do small still life paintings in oil or acrylic. I was inspired by the "painting-a-day" guys. I don't have time to do one every day, but maybe every-once-in-a-while. There are so many different styles of drawing and painting I want to do that's it's hard for me to stick with just one for a long period of time.
Monday, December 11, 2006
Friday, December 01, 2006
This was intended to be a fashion style drawing although it looks a bit like a comic book style drawing.
I bought a book full of fashion illustrations and I was really inspired by the colors, the boldness and creativity of the artists.
I had a fashion illustration class in college and really enjoyed it even though it was not easy and it was frustrating at times. I would like to take a crack at it again. Maybe I'll come up with some better stuff without the pressures of being in a classroom setting.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Sunday, October 22, 2006
Thursday, October 19, 2006
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
I wasn't going to submit anything this week because I wanted to work on some Christmas cards for my online shops, but I just wasn't in the mood. That felt more like work. The Illustration Friday stuff is more fun, so today I opted to work on this week's topic and this is what I came up with. Sometimes life brings you trouble when you just want to relax and have fun.
Thursday, October 05, 2006
This is a caricature I did of Angelina Jolie. It was harder to do than I thought because I couldn't find any flaws to emphasize. It's probably best to try and stay away from caricaturing pretty people. I'm thinking of painting this one when I have time.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
A friend of mine in college had a bird phobia, so I decided to do this one. I'm trying out different styles, so this looks different from the other one I submitted this week. I'd like to be more bold with the medium and less afraid to make mistakes. My artwork tends to look too careful. I struggle with the backgrounds. They're killing me!
Sunday, September 24, 2006
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Thursday, September 14, 2006
My husband had a couple of good ideas for this one and I had one, too, but they were too complicated to be done in time to be posted so I came up with this one. I didn't have much time this week to work on this and I think it is not quite finished, but the deadline is tomorrow and so here it is.