Sunday, December 20, 2009

Oooooh, here's a couple of my sketchbook pages from the past week! I'm going to digitally color a few for christmas cards or something

Chanel suit

This is my sister Morgan, I did that in church haha

Here are a couple more pages from my childrens book of The Little Mermaid. I told myself I was going to paint more of these pages over winter break but I've been focusing more on filling up my new sketchbook. I'm going to scan some pages of it tonight for my new post. They're a bit more retro and fashion illustration-ey

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Here is a little mini accordion style book I did on the Asolo Theatre here in Sarasota. I wanted to keep it whimsical and a bit of a study. I want to paint more pages but this is all I have so far

2nd childrens book illustration

some portraits

Self portrait - graphite
20 minute session - oil
Charcoal/ink - Jenny
1 hour sesson in figure class, oil with black gesso wash
mixed media - Ian Pilcher
My artist friend Kevin Dilegge, water color
Johnny Cash - watered down acrylic

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Some sketches of some ladies I finished in Illustator. I'm making a calendar with them (exciting huh?) Post the calendar tomorow!

A couple more photos. I'll scan one of my finished illustrations tonight. I think it'll be a fun side project over winter break to try to complete the book. won't be done until next year at least, but it'll be fun to do these in spare time. Bye!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Dummy book

Here are a few images from my dummy book. These are supposed to be black and white roughs to give an idea of what my final illustration would look like. The images would be done in the manner of the book cover from last post.

Monday, November 16, 2009

The little mermaid character concept

So in my childrens book illustration class, I've decided to illustration my all time favorite story ever. THE LITTLE MERMAID! I've always wanted to be a mermaid, so I figure I wouldn't get bored of illustrating them for an entire semester. I tried to stay away from the Disney look so they can't sue me.
It's been really fun. We are supposed to make three finish illustrations and make a "dummy book". I've finished one of my three, I'll post that tomorow or something.

Monday, October 26, 2009

can someone teach me how to photograph paintings?

I worked another hour on my figure painting. Haha why can't I take a decent picture of my art work? Or anything!?

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

figure painting

This was a two day pose. The poor woman looked like she wanted to fall over the whole time.
I started this painting yesterday, so I've spent about an hour or so on it but it's going to to be a two day pose.
This is an idea I have for our Somalian pirate piece. My final piece will be much darker. It would be best to change the pirate ship to an actual tanker and make his features darker..
unfinished portrait of the artist Elyse.
N.C. Wyeth mastercopy.

In my next post I'll post some of of my 30 portraits and childrens book illustration work!