It's a New Year! Which means new goals that I want to accomplish. This year I hope to do more studies from life. Practice digital painting/sketching outside, while also working on personal doodles.
Who doesn't LOVE a good doily coaster? It's an elegant cup cushion and it graciously takes care of our surfaces. I spent more than a hour studying this one, I really wanted to try and figure out how to differentiate the textures between the doily and my tea cup.
It doesn't rain much in California. It's one of the reasons why I miss home so much. I remember anticipating the thunderstorms back in Connecticut. The excitement of when the sky grows dark, smell of the rain, and being inside listening to the pitter-patter.
blog here: http://rose-a-petits-pois.blogspot.com). I was very inspired to play with my colored pencils, tonight. Recently most of my work is done in pencil and it's about time for a little bit of color. One day I hope to print patterns on fabric and sew them up to wear on a daily basis. Dresses are so fun and it'd be great to be able to use the "May we always grow" logo on them.
Here is some process shots of how I go about doing my "Daily Doodlez" I usually start with a messy pencil sketch. At stage 1) I'm trying to figure out how I felt and what I want to remember. There is a lot of erasing and redrawing. Stage 2) I start to map out how I'd like to render my image with directional strokes. By Stage 3) I have a general idea on how I want it to look and fill it up till it's finished. It's all meant to be quick and just for fun. I keep in mind anatomy and perspective, but it's mainly a learning tool for myself to capture a moment in my life.