Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 10, 11


Which house is your favorite? For yourself and/or for a little pet?




Thursday, December 13, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 8

You know what's going to happen next, right?






Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 7

The paintings on the grid were done on the same day in the spirit of experimentation. Again, probably "no" to the grid. 








Winter Survival Sketchbook, Study # 6

Got a little carried away with the grid, don't you think? Probably "no" on the grid.


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Winter Survival Sketchbook


Winter Survival Sketchbook
Origin: Advice from a very respected art director to loosen up, forget all the feedback from industry professionals through the years, and get back to my true original voice
Duration: Winter, all the time not taken by teaching at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and freelance projects
Purpose: Get fresh, uncensored ideas and ways of drawing & painting
Ways of getting there: Go with the flow
Destination: Unknown
Restrictions: No overthinking allowed 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Illustration Friday/Sketchbook: BOUNCE





Done with the commission, back to the sketchbook! I'm taking a little break from color and trying some new things - black ink washes for the value painting + some very light washes of color added later.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Working



Deadline - 7 paintings in 3 weeks, flowers - from my husband for 7 year wedding anniversary, temperature - hot outside, hot inside, setting for the story (for middle grade kids) - winter, mood - excellent, adrenaline level - high.


Monday, June 25, 2012

Illustration Friday: Space

Patrick in his SPACE (his room). I thought this illustration fits nicely to the Illustration Friday's assignment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Warwick Museum of Art: "Tell Me a Story" Exhibit


‎5 pieces selected for the exhibit!

"Tell Me a Story"
Warwick Museum of Art
May 4, 2012 - May 31, 2012

Opening Reception Thursday, May 10, 6-8pm
3259 Post Road, Warwick, RI

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Sketchbook

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Watching melodrama

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Black and White Illustrations. Finally!

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Process:
thumbnail sketches


line drawings




reference photos



drawings done with many many layers of tracing paper