Friday, August 19, 2011

Winding Down with Kitty Sketches...

Here are some practice sketches of my sweet kitty, Dolly, done before I went to sleep last night.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Same as having wings...

This is an abstract painting that I started in spring, but could not seem to finish. It is layered with colorful paints, glitter in acrylic medium, and iridescent papers and then varnished. I was inspired by the thought of a bird's eye view of 'Neverland.' - shooting stars, islands, magical maps, mermaids, pirates, and pixies. It looks wonderful anyway it is turned. Although some of the colors look dark in the photos, the colors are actually bright and fun. :-) It's called "Same As Having Wings." (30" x 40") As soon as I get some better pictures of it, I will post it on Etsy.
Happy Wednesday!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Lots of updates!

Well a big "Hello" to all, and to anyone who might have been checking my blog... I'm apologize for such long absence. Things as they say, have a way of changing. Someone told me last December, that 2011 would be a year of changes, and boy howdy were they right.

With the school year over, at the end of June I went to Northwestern Univerisity to take a course in forensic drawing with Lois Gibson. I met Lois in November of 2010, at the TAEA convention in Austin. She was so enthusiastic about her profession and I knew that it was something that I would be able to successfully do right away. Now to work on my portfolio and 'wedge' my foot into some doors. :-)
While I know the job market can be tough for someone with my skill set; I am very hopeful that the perfect jobs and opportunities will come my way if I keep preparing myself and continue to network. I genuinely love all things art, and I hope that shows in my work.

I'm trying to build up some attention for my work on my facebook page, and my etsy shop so please if you haven't already stop by and "like" my facebook artist's page and suggest it to friends.

Also, pretty please, stop by and 'heart' my Etsy Shop!

** I have plans to have a showing of my paintings in town at the end of September. More information to follow.