Character development for this little guy who will be making an appearance on each page!
Just found these lovely photos of my Granny’s 90th Birthday signature platter - I didn’t think I had any photos of it fired so yay. (The bottom photo also includes little holly labels I made and a mug for my dad.)
Really must stop using the paper as a pallet!! makes the whole image look messy!! Naughty me.
I love love character development!!
This is Bonsai, my baby elephant orphan and she is going to be the star or my picture book
And some eles holding tails ‘cos they’re just so cute
Got a very lovely First for my practical work last semester and am now straight back into semester two with some picture book preparation (about elephants of course). I don’t know of many elephant characters other than Elmer, Babar and Dumbo which I am happy about because I won’t be influenced by anybody else’s character design.
Have done an initial storyboard which I will run by Mum soon and which will no doubt develop and change, but I think the essence of it is there! I haven’t drawn many eles before, other than on ceramics, so I spent the afternoon on some quick pencil sketches.
One of my resolutions for 2014 was to start painting for fun. I went travelling in the summer and thought those photos and memories would be a good starting point. This is my first effort. I spent just one day in Venice and it was one of the best days of my life - hopefully this painting gets that across a little bit. Started off using a bit of pallet knife and paint brush but very quickly deteriorated into a big finger painting!!
Festival poster! Terrible photography in terrible lighting though!
Little commission for some friends - a house plaque! Top two are before firing and the bottom one is since it’s been fired.
family christmas card production line! awful photography - can’t get the right lighting at this time of year at home!