Monday, November 21, 2011

Portfolio Works - The Whale & Self Portrait

As the deadline for my portfolio is drawing closer (drawing! hah - unintended pun!), I've been working very diligently to make sure every piece has given me a healthy challenge :)

Just wanted to take a little moment to share my latest completed pieces!

"The Whale Dream"
Commissioned Work // Corel Painter 12 // { Larger Version }

"Gold Dust in Her Eyes"
Self Portrait // Watercolour, Graphite, India Ink, Gold Leaf { Larger Version }

Thanks to everyone has left kind comments on my work-in-progress pieces, and has left me encouragement! I really appreciate the support!

{ All images in this post (c) Erin McManness 2011 }


  1. Oh my goodness, Erin! I am absolutely infatuated with your Whale piece. I really starred at it in awe for several minutes before I could check back into reality. Your art is so inspirational. I know practice makes perfect, but really... your talent is so amazing! I have to admit I am a little jealous. ^_^

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  3. Beautiful owrk. I love whale dream!

    Stopping by from Blogging Buddies!


  4. Amazing works! I especially love the whale. Wow, I almost feel I'm right there in the ocean! So beautiful. You have such a range of illustration talents based on those two, that must be great for your portfolio.

  5. Congratulations!! your pieces and your blog are really great...! from Blogging Buddies

  6. Danielle - Awww, that's so kind of you to say :) Thank you very much! I'm glad it really spoke to you :)

    Winda - Great to meet you! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Definitely gonna check out yours :)

    Christie - Thanks so much for the compliments!

    Michelle - Thank you! I am glad it came through that way. I definitely wanted the viewer to feel immersed in the scene. Thank you for the compliments - I hope my portfolio is well received.

    Maria - Thank you so much!!


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