It's been a while! How have you all been? Lately, I've been wanting to draw something cute. . . so chibi bunnies it is! :3 It was so soothing to work on a painting like this, something cute that exists "just for the fun of it." While I also enjoy working on characters and paintings … Continue reading ~Sweet Dreams~ Bunnies + Happy New Year!
I've been collecting professional artists' markers for a while, but I've always been a little nervous to use them. Unlike digital art, traditional work - with paints, with pens, with markers - has no "undo" button. Yes, there are techniques to cover and incorporate mistakes; still, it is nerve-wracking for an artist who grew up … Continue reading Summertime Portraits
After weeks of work, "Heiress" is finally finished! ~(˘▾˘~) (~˘▾˘)~ If you've followed along with my progress on "Heiress" from the start, you know that there's been a lot of changes from the beginning. From a gray-scale lighting test, to adding color (and adjusting it!), to this polished final image, "Heiress" has been both a … Continue reading Digital Painting “Heiress” – Finished!
Since I posted the grayscale version of "Heiress" last week, I thought it would be nice to show you how far I've come with the colors! I think I mentioned before what a struggle it is to color over a grayscale layer. As you might expect, the grays make whatever color you paint over them … Continue reading Heiress – Progress
I meant to post this earlier and forgot! Haha. This piece, "Heiress," evolved slowly from a warm-up sketch, and I've been working on it whenever I want to - instead of for a deadline. It's very relaxing. 🙂 This screencap is from the lighting check. I painted it in black and white first to get … Continue reading Heiress (Digital Painting WIP)
I'm still playing around with watercolors - though I think I may be confident enough to start with the illustrations soon. 😀 In the meantime, here are all three landscapes I've painted in watercolor (including the first one I shared there on the bottom right). It's interesting how, by varying the amount of water amount … Continue reading More Landscapes in Watercolor
The landscape I posted last week isn't the only watercolor practice I've been doing. . . I've also enjoyed making these galaxies. They were originally inspired by this tutorial on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckd8eObFFtc Unfortunately, this method didn't work for me exactly. My paints are less pigmented and have a smaller variety of color - so, for … Continue reading Watercolor Galaxies