These three images are my most recent contribution to my book Sands of Time which I started around Christmas when I got stuck on my Jesterphant story. For this one I have been sure to write it all first before illustrating. As much as I will admit that the process of illustration and doodling aids … Continue reading My Illustration Process for Scenes 1-3 of Sands of Time
So I have been trying to get this one scene in my book correct for a while. Without success. But this morning my husband surprised me with a 1$ pack of crayola model magic. (I was skeptical. ) I love clay and sculpture but I have no access to the facilities to make them in … Continue reading A $1 Solution to Anatomical Troubles in Illustration
The pencil has freed me from the cage that I have felt confined by for months and now my illustrations are flowing again ...
From start to finish- latest art nouveau practice piece. Excuse the coffee stain. Obviously I made more than a few mistakes and poorly tried to compensate. I plan on recreating it minus those mistakes. I am actually going to be making a bunch like this coming up with my own designs for a good while. … Continue reading Art Nouveau Illustration
upside down. Whoops. Trying to get back into the habit of drawing every day. Ignore the date. I'm goofy and forget numbers. A lot. Artist thing maybe? Anyway you can see how it transformed from beginning to end. Yes it's free hand. Me and my goof bot this morning 🙂 he woke up right as … Continue reading New drawing this morning.
If you are an artist or striving to be, you probably have a ton of pages upon pages of practice doodles that didn't quite cut it. Or maybe that's just me. For some nutty reason I keep all of mine in a plastic bin and occasionally go through the scraps combing for ideas. When the … Continue reading Trash or Treasure?
This is continuing my illustration journey, I have been focusing on composition for a while and today I was ready to take it to the next level with some color. As some of you may have noticed, I don't have one medium. I focus on art exploration and I diversify my methods always trying new … Continue reading From the sketchboooook, to the canvas! Paint, paint, paint…