Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New Art Post

Hello lovely birds - I hope everyone had a great holiday and took some time off from work to have fun and be with their families :)

The last week and a few days have been laughably ridiculous. Met a bunch of new friends, and some people I literally have not seen since 4th or 5th grade - how crazy! It's been great to reconnect and have some good, old school adventures.

Tonight I finished two paintings - count em, two! - for my portfolio, and therefore went downstairs and rewarded myself with homemade chocolate chip cookie dough. And I was not ashamed. Now I shall go to bed and dream sweet dreams.


"The Death of the Fish"
Personal Work // Corel Painter 12 // { Larger Version }
This image started as a doodle in my sketchbook while I was listening to Florence + the Machine's "Cosmic Love", and evolved into this! The division of the water ended up being a really good challenge for me, and I had a lot of fun with the fish ;)


"Shake Him Off"
Personal Work // Corel Painter 12 // { Larger Version }
This work is a very personal work, also inspired by a Florence song. I was about ready to go to sleep one night, and was hit with this image. I stayed up til 4am painting, hahaha... I find it amusing that I was cursing that hand as I was painting it (it took me forever to feel like it was right), and now it's my favourite part of the piece. Go figure, right?
* This work has been censored, because I believe I have some younger viewers - 
the Larger Version goes to the full work; nudity warning, please advise.

As always, thank you for reading and for your support of my work! It means a lot to me :)

8 comments:

  1. This is incredible. I absolutely love the first one <3

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  2. W O W!!! I'm really impressed!!! I like specially the first one!!!

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  3. following you now :) really like your work!

    www.sweet-fix.net

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  4. You have an amazing talent. Love the beautiful lady with the goldfish.

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  5. O. My. Gosh. I adore your painting 'The Death of the Fish'. It really touches me. It makes me want to cry. I don't know what else to say. It's just so incredibly moving to me. You are one talented and inspired artist.

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  6. Thank you so much guys - your kind words and support mean so much to me :) Glad I can inspire!

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  7. Your work is mind blowing and inspiring. Brilliant job!

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