Portrait of Ginger, a street samurai in my cyberpunk visual story.
Portrait of Kaneda, one of the technomancers in my cyberpunk visual story.
Hi ho friends. Today's post features one of my oldest art journal pages from Draw Happy, one of the first online art classes I took with Jane Davenport. Actually, it may have been my first online class. Honestly, I don't recall - I've taken so many classes. This glass is one of my first mixed … Continue reading Glamour girl
Hi ho art friends. A while ago, I picked up Danielle Donaldson's "Creative Girl" book, which started my enchantment with drawing tiny, wonky houses and using a white acrylic pen on dark backgrounds. It occurred to me that I should try using a white pen on my dark backgrounds. I queued up several arty youtube … Continue reading White text obsession
Hi ho friends. It seems like it's been a while since I shared some art journal pages, so I'm starting a new regular series, called, you guessed, it Art Journal Pages. Brilliant, right? Anywho, I don't know about you, but I get obsessed and work in a particular style, color palette, or imagery. This partial … Continue reading Girl and friends
Hi ho lovelies. Today's post is a look back at my first art show. It was 2 years ago this month. My friend Marva invited me to join her in a Krampus-themed show at the Cafe Bedlam. Marva creates terrific hand-drawn and hand-carved Krampus art. She also created a Krampus costume. A few months earlier, Marva … Continue reading Krampus
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I've been in a watercolor mood lately and taking time to explore it. I recently acquired some new art goodies : Jane Davenport's book, called "Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces," a set of Gelatos, and a set of Derwent Inktense pencils. The Gelatos and Inktense pencils are water soluble and fit right into my watery … Continue reading Super Power #23
Lesson 3 of Radiant Faces is with Christy Tomlinson who has what I call a whimsical impressionist style. I tried working the entire piece with her supplies, but it was trickier than I thought. My Girly Girl was done with Stabilo pencil, acrylics, Pitt pens, Collage Pauge, alcohol ink, various papers, Stayzon ink, stamps, stencils, … Continue reading Radiant Faces Lesson 3
For the Lesson 26 of Life Book, I picked up three pencils (2B, 4B, and 6B) plus some charcoal. When I finish my various class lessons, I fiddle with my various art journals. I thought it was a good time to go back to pencils and make a portrait in my style. For comparison to … Continue reading Whimsical Shaded Gal