The most satisfying part of painting, for me, is adding shadows and highlights. I feel like shadows add depth to any piece and emotion response. Since I began working in graphic design I have been trying to find myself in its study, its practice, and my personal style. I have been so caught up in
I don’t encourage anyone to take years off from their art. Yet, small breaks can sometimes be refreshing and allow for some contemplation. I have been reading In Montmartre by Sue Roe and it is a fabulous chronicle of the lives of Picasso, Matisse, and the Birth of Modernist Art. The topic of this blog
In “The Devil’s in the Details” Dan Mumford revealed his working process for creating comic illustrations. An eye opening detailed discussion of each step of his creative process revealed one of his beautiful illustrations for the Dark Knight series. His work is both visually compelling and creatively inspiring. Please forgive the quality of these photos.
A botanical art show is well around the corner and I needed to design a piece to submit for it. My mom gave me a gift of a beautiful purple orchid for our new apartment the week after we got married. The orchid is a rare, striking purple and blue. I decided to use it
Lately I have been really excited about doing portraits. I have never felt as though portraiture was my thing or that I was any good at it. However, after a portrait commission for a friend using oils I decided it was time to bust out my watercolors and give it a try. Now I really