Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Ensembles: Forest Green

With Fall rearing its head all I can think about is the color forest green. It's been a favorite color since high school when I bought my first Smiths tee-shirt & paired it with my dark green cardigan. So stylish.

Anyways, I've been attempting to get better at using my wacom tablet (I've had it since 2003, you'd think I'd have tried at some point before now--ha!) and I'm starting to get the hang of it. I can draw just fine on it--it's pretty intuitive. I'm mostly having difficulties painting since I'm used to physical paints and this is quite a bit different. Though it's SO much easier to fix mistakes. What took me so long to get on the digital art bandwagon? Not sure, probably stubbornness.

So here are three outfits I thought would look amazing and pay homage to my favorite color...

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smiths shirt // cardigan // faux-leather skirt // clogs

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dress // heels

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sweater // jeans // loafers

Hope you enjoyed these! I had a blast overlaying clipping & my art. Hoping to make this a more regular feature on my blog!


Monday, August 12, 2013

New Art : Boudoir Series

So it's been nearly a year since I last did any real painting. I was doing portraits for various people on and off and once my etsy listings expired, I decided not to renew them since I'd been feeling less than enthused about painting. Or doing anything besides watching Netflix and going to work honestly.

I'm not entirely sure what has sent me spiraling into drawing/painting work mode, but I'm glad it finally happened.

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If you're interested in purchasing a print of any of these, they're available in my etsy!

I also have custom portraits available again in my shop, so check that out if you're interested in getting a custom portrait done of yourself or a loved one! I'm planning on listing a couples custom portrait in the next few weeks, so check back!


Friday, August 9, 2013

California Part 2: The Vineyard/ The Redwoods

So here's part 2 of my trip to California! We had dinner at Francis Ford Coppola's Winery one night while in CA & the food was really good but the land was beautiful and his giftshop/mini museum was the best part! This is where I bought most of the gifts for my family.

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The grounds were so beautiful & there was even a baby bunny! It was quite the hit since there was a group of women taking photos together while I was checking out the back patio & my ears perked up when I heard one of them gasp and aww "baby bunnnyy!!!". And that's how I spent 10 minutes taking photos of a baby bunny.

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desk & chair from 'The Godfather' // costumes from 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' // Coppola's awards etc // close-up shot of awards // how the t-shirts were packaged (cute!!)

A few days later Ryan, Ryan's brother and I went to a redwood forest with Ryan's uncle since he lives in northern CA & knows the area fairly well.

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I'm really missing the views in California. It was really beautiful. Part 3 will be up next week.