Friday, April 30, 2010

April Foolishness

I found this while I was hunting around on my hard drive and I thought I'd take advantage of these last few days of April to be officially foolish.

This is an April Fools card from all of us at Patterson Graham Design Group that I did few years ago- I always liked it and as one who always laughs the loudest at my own jokes, I thought it was hilarious... as for everyone else, I'm pretty sure they were just humoring me.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Sowing seeds of content

A particular page in the graphic novel that I am working on, calls for a crow to help a woman plant her garden- He is described as flying over the garden (crop dusting style) with a sack of seed open to the wind.
Of course, I obsessed about the seeds- Now.... how to fit everything else in that is needed to advance the story... Maybe the seeds need skirts...

Monday, April 19, 2010

The beginnings of a wonderful journey

Well, the seeds for this were planted a few months ago- as I was introduced to and connected with a fellow artblogger and graphic designer. After many emails and too many uncanny artistic and personal connections to be anything but a long lost sister, Paula and I are collaborating on a body of work, tentatively named, "of two minds".
The body and quilting of the fabric are Paula's, the heads and hands are mine- we are visually finishing each others sentences and I think this will be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
This the first and not yet complete figure, it is echoed, underlined and inspired by Paula's fabulous quilts-

Monday, April 12, 2010

Carried away again

Or maybe I should just say, I love Photoshop- this is what happens when you play I wonder what would happen if i took that doodle and combined with that other one and then added that backgound that I didn't know what to with and overlayed with that ..... well you get the idea.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Carried Away

Here are a couple of crows that were supposed to be characters in the graphic novel I've been working on (way too sporadically)- I always have every intention of actually working on the project, but something happens and it makes a left turn. I think I would probably be through with it if every page could be a different style to reflect the personality that wakes up and drives my creation for the day-