Here is my second "Balloon Kid" illustration using the big umbrella.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Illustrating is my second art passion, painting being my first. Next year I am participationg in an art show featuring art for children. I need to start planning some paintings for that. So I am doing some illustrations on paper with my favorite colored pencils. These are my new "balloon kids" with big round heads. One of my goals for this year was to work on new children's illustrations for my portfolio - so not only will I have ideas for next year's paintings, I will have some new work for the portfolio.
page 81, the PROVERBIAL art Journal. Pen and ink sketch. The ant is a humbling creature - makes you want to get to work.
WAITING FOR OUR WINGS Back to the winged critters and the challenging composition. I was given excellent advice - my compo...
The kids at the Library should enjoy this painting. I did use layers of glazes in the sky and the clouds. I don't usually use gla...