So proud of this work I have been lucky to get to do for a brand new, top secret show.
Latest work, for a chapbook of short stories written by Agatha French of the Los Angeles Times, illustrated by a series of Los Angeles based women illustrators
So inspired lately by Japanese woodblock prints. Still plugging away at this Fox idea, now Fox and Bird... Here's the direction it's going as of 3pm thursday. Watercolor first, ink second... (pictured on light table)
Thought I'd share some of the process here with a few images along the way. This piece is for jewelry line Betsy&Iya [and their brick and mortar shop]'s seven year anniversary of being in business. They invited seven female Portland artists to illustrate seven key moments in the history of Betsy&Iya. Here's my process from drawing to experimentation to finished piece:
the lost mammoth approaches the city... for #kidlitart28, a challenge to illustrate within a theme for each of the 28 days of February 2015
Night Horse concepts
one of my favorites. Her work is phenomenal.
working on a proposal for a picture book. Here's an early sketch:
Just finished inking this (tracing in ink over my pencil drawing) and now to enjoy... some more drawing! Looking forward to ICON8 this week :-)
I loved Lynn Kitagawa's botanical illustration class
how luxurious to use a pencil to convey furriness and heft! I love drawing great beasts with a shaky hand.