November 23, 2013

Illustration….in watercolor

Since….I’m kinda likin’ my watercolors-by-brush and I wanted to keep going while I had the momentum.


I thought I’d try some illustration.  What’s nice about fashion illustration is….I don’t have to be so exact and I get to play with colors and clothes!  What more could a girl ask for?

I used the masking fluid again for the flowers on the top and highlights in the hair.

She’s a bit barbie-ish….since her proportions are exaggerated!!

I didn’t know if I’d take to this kind of drawing so I grabbed a piece of cheap drawing paper….not even watercolor paper.  As it turned out it started to buckle up on me.  Next time I may try it in me-moleskine cuz this was fun!


Amanda Q. said...

Just wanted you to know how much I appreciate your work and how you show the work in process. I look forward to your posts and seeing what you're learning and working on. Have had you bookmarked for a while now but never commented. Thanks for the flow of inspiration! Happy Thanksgiving!

Eden said...

Hi Amanda and Thank YOU for taking the time to comment this time....I'm like you too, I'll go to my favorite blogs and read stuff and then be on my way. I appreciate your kind words, it means a lot. I seem to have a quieter audience :) Happy Thanksgiving!!

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