Just saw the add for my presentation at the Suntree Library in May on display. Only 2 more weeks until my first illustrated picture book “A Girl Named October” will be released and available in stores. It’s happening so fast now and I am trying to get all promotional events in order. Please check out
I was posing for this illustration as reference – 9 month pregnant. It was quiet a challenge to hold this pose until my husband was done taking the picture. Of course, I took out most of my belly 🙂 My husband posed for the rabbit as reference. He wasn’t really happy holding a fragile china
This is the sketch the final illustration is based on. I changed the little boy’s face later in the process – giving him a smile. After transfering the sketch on to the illustration board I penciled in the shades with colored pencils and then added an acrylic wash. Next I applied a purple/ green oil
These are photos from my exhibition at BRAG, March 2012. It was a shared show with Veronica Galey from South Korea. Thanks to all the help from the “BRAG Ladies” the reception was a full success. A lot of interested people showed up and made it a great evening.
A little while ago I started to create little (6×6″/ 1 5/8″ deep) individualized paintings on canvas. If you are interested in getting a little something for your baby, a friend or your family, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com. Here are just some examples: All I need is: the Baby’s/ Person’s/ Family’s
Two of my paintings were displayed in the juried exhibition at the Mobile Museum of Art “Celebrating Our Maritime Heritage: A Coastal Holiday” ! Here are some photos: The left one is a mixed media illustration on illustration board: “Mobile Bay – Where did the Oil go?” The painting to the right is done in
Pinocchio is my latest illustration in mixed media on illustration board. The task was to have ‘Kaleb’ – the little boy – being part of a fairy tale. I thought he would be the perfect counterpart for Pinocchio. Because Pinocchio is still “just” a string puppet I have another string puppet play with him –
If someone is interested in learning how to create an illustration in mixed media, please check out the Bay Rivers Art Guild Program for October @ http://www.bragart.org/gpage6.html. I will teach a workshop October 26-29, 9 AM-Noon & 1-3 PM.
Currently I am working on a series of new illustrations for little children. I guess “think pink” describes pretty much the direction I am taking with this project. This illustration is the first of whimsical little paintings in pastell colors showing princesses, ballerinas, teddy bears and such…whatever a little child might like. The illustration is
It’s finished! While I was painting a subtitle idea for this illustration came to me: “Where Did The Oil Go?” I thought of the oil spill that happened not too long ago and just wanted it to be part of the painting. Because of it, I had to make some ‘minor’ adjustments such as the