Final “Spring” Because Spring is part two of a four-part project, I had be sure that the choices I made for this piece will harmonize with the previous work. I have a very clear vision of the overall project, and have decided to contrast the moods of the seasons greatly. On the other hand, I will […]
Above is a screenshot of the basic Photoshop underpainting of “Winter”. Below is a visual tutorial of the painting process. Please feel free to ask any questions that may come to mind, since my text explanation is spare.
ANOTHER new project:) Four seasons, beginning with winter. The subject for each season is a lovely young woman. I chose to paint this series digitally, while my oil portraits are drying between layers. Next post will feature a layer by layer separation and progression, so stand by.
A little girl wielding a magic crayon with a lovely point, expertly sharpened by the built-in sharpener in the 64 pack… of Crayola’s, of course.
The third illustration in my not yet written, middle grade novel. So many projects, so little time:) Related articles Mysterious Lorica (elenacaravela.wordpress.com)
There is a story behind this painting. I posted this piece first on my Illustration Friday page for the topic mysterious, but I its first obligation is to serve as an illustration for a story floating around in my head. This story will convert itself into text after I have a few more illustrations worked […]
It’s been a tough few weeks. Hoping these times are as short- lived as a maudlin chalk drawing just before the rain. This morning while hoping and waiting for the clouds to lift, a hummingbird surprised us on the front porch, buzzing it’s wings persistently in pouring rain.
The third in my “Bug” series inspired by Micro Cosmos. A little color this time along with a little sympathy for the “unsuspecting”.
My friend Rachel is an ever so creative visual artist and writer. She painted “Katgirl and Dustbunny Kat” in a couple of hours as a gift for her aunt. Rachel is new to the digital world, but she’s quick on the uptake- a digital natural. They’ll be much more digital Rachel to come.
I think I’m finished with my assignment. After deciding what Sally Gal might look like, the most difficult part was to focus on which emotion to portray on this little girl’s face, since this character feels many things in this scene. I’ve included character sketches of Sally Gal’s subtly of mood and her cousin Wild […]