new paints and new ideas!

I asked my husband for a new set of paints for Christmas, as well as some acrylic brushes (mine are all for watercolor/gouache). I had some swirling ideas for what I want to paint and this morning inspiration struck like lightning this morning! Advertisements

The Dow of Hemlines

working on my portfolio~ I’ve always thought the theory of hemlines of pretty fun. Supposedly they go up when the stock market goes up and down when the stock market goes down. I also included tiny bull silhouettes on the miniskirt and a bear on the tea length dress in reference to the idea of…

posing for some new work

Yes, I do pose for my own work, simply because well, try explaining that look to another person. “more snarky- woah- no, ease up there! mmmmm, i dunno, can you get your mouth over on the side of your face?” And yes, I raided my husband’s closet for the shirt. Hmmm, on second thought, I…

Moonrise Kingdom Fan Art winner!

I’m so excited! I’m one of the winners of the Focus Features, “For Your Consideration Moonrise Kingdom Fan Art Contest.” I wanted to convey Wes Anderson’s love of┬ásymmetry, as well as the theater-like qualities of his film making. He often has plays in his movies, and his scenes alternate between exhibiting a static quality evocative…