Hope everyone is enjoying the nice warmer weather . Spring is tricky – with the temperatures swinging and the rain too. It’s raining today 🙄 . But , although I will always favor cool over heat, I do like the 65 -70 degree weather – anymore than that, and I start to complain !
I also find myself drawing more outfits that think spring. This time, I thought a video would be perfect showing the process.
I used Copic Markers and Sakura Micron pens for the sketch .
She’s available as a print on Etsy and also on phone cases on Casetify .
We were pounded with snow starting last Friday. They weren’t kidding , when they said, there would be a lot of snow. I believe we got at least 2 -1/2 feet of snow , if not more.
The stores were packed with people stocking up, the days leading up to Friday and even Friday at noon. I was in there picking up a few things. Once it started snowing, I was happy being indoors. But my kids and the other kids in our neighborhood showed me what it was to be a kid and how to enjoy the snow . From ‘helping’ by shoveling the snow, to making snow angels and snow blobs and more , they loved it.
After Friday night, it was best to just stay indoors. And I made the most of it , by working on some winter inspired illustrations.
By Saturday afternoon it was pretty clear to me and my daughter that there was more to this storm than just #stormjonas. We decided Queen Elsa had brought the weather with her. That was the only explanation . So here she is- Elsa reimagined – You just have to Let it go , sometimes!
I also had sometime to create an original sketch of a group of chic women who take Winter and Winter fashion seriously and they are in my Etsy shop for purchase.
Is there anything that you’d like me to sketch as art prints ? Im open to ideas and suggestions.
Moving on from winter … strictly metaphorically speaking – like I have a choice .. Its Haute Couture Week , which means there is so much eye candy out there for me to sketch! And not enough time. But I am going to try.
I started off with sketching Irina Shayk in Versace. I mean, she is drop dead gorgeous and killed it on the runway. So it was a lot of fun sketching her.
Before I wrap up this post , I wanted to thank Taraji P Henson for reposting my illustration of her on Instagram to her 6.6 million followers ! Insane , right ?!
Lastly , I want thank everyone who takes a minute to read my blog or follows me on Instagram! I value your support and love to hear from you. Please email me or contact me via Instagram or comment , even if it is just to say hi . I love hearing from people.