The final stretch

The final stretch

Part of me thinks I am prolonging this completion due to separation anxiety : ) Working away on a dreary day here in central cali on my master project, the Scarlett-Jo triptych paintings! After a jaunt with the pugs I … Continue reading

a la Mode does Wedding stuff: custom bridal shower invites!

An interesting project I’ve done recently aside from my master project was a set of 35 custom bridal shower invitations! The bride’s wedding colors were set to be vibrant teal and orange, so for the shower the theme was focused … Continue reading

Catchup!

I feel like I am always playing catch up here with the blog! I don’t know if anyone else running a small/home-bound business can feel me on this, but to me we are so inundated with social and web outlets … Continue reading

And the winners are….

And the winners are….

The giveaway was a huge success, near 1400 entries and so many of you helped me in actively tweeting, blogging and promoting the giveaway, I thank you! So straight to business, the winners! *looks to pugs* drum roll please! I am … Continue reading

Turkey & FREE things are upon us!

—>(Giveaway is now CLOSED)<– Congrats to the winners!

Giveaway! -An Illustrated Turkey Countdown-

(catchy eh?) The giveaway will run from Thursday November 21st-Wednesday the 27th! There is not only a grand prize to enter for, but flash gifts and deals that will be posted at random over the 6 days! Here is a … Continue reading

A journey in McQueen- Scarlett Johansson, a Tryptich

fin : )

Remember back in the day when I used to blog daily? : o Its a very distant memory… so much so that I  am already working on my new years resolution, which involves better time management between my two loves of … Continue reading

Scarlett, Base Sketch Completion!

Now on to watercolor paper, and time to paint! Finally!

#3 full, moon?

 

Also, preview of an edit the client requested on portrait #2! We moved the moon accent from the earring to a long chain down her back- I think it was a great decision : )

port#2, moon change

French Macarons and ombre, you can’t go wrong

ombre studs mint set

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Two things in my obsession, french macarons and ombre gradients! So I made these :3 I do custom colors and such, $15 for 3 pairs!

Update: Custom Commission, A Triptych- Scarlett Johansson

Early stages of the third and final central portrait for a massive 3-piece custom request I am doing for a collector and dear friend in Switzerland! See the early beginnings of the first two drawings here.

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These are about 1/3 complete, and now I’m more like 3/4 finished : ) I’ll post tonights most recent progress shortly! So excited to get these to paint! Illustrated from the breathtaking editorial and cover of December 2011 issue of Vanity Fair shot by Mario Sorrenti.

 

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