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

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

Target Score

Target Score

  So being Halloween, everytime I visit the Etsy homepage on my way to check my shoppe, there’s some sort of featured spooky goodness there. The other day there was an awesome chalkboard skull! But, $30-something bucks is a little … Continue reading

Day 2 of a Illustrated 7 Days of Hallow’s Eve — Promo Reveal + Tomorrow’s GIVEAWAY!

Its time! Well, actually its late- Jacob got a little carried away in Best Buy on our way home from the studio! But, feast your eyes on today’s promo!

Take advantage of the sweet deal over at my Etsy shoppe- until 8:00pm tomorrow night, any order will receive a FREE print, as well as 10% their total order!

And, as I promised earlier, I will now also reveal the GIVEAWAY for tomorrow! Yes, it will be free with no strings attached 😄

Tomorrow at 8:00, I will post via Facebook how to claim your very own FREE October issue of Vogue, featuring the lovely Keira Knightly on the cover! I am providing your fashion fix for the month, and I must say the editorial of Keira inside is gorgeous- the clothing is insane and it features an amazing interview with her regarding “the role of a lifetime”. So dont pay $6.00 at the store, get it via Illustrations a la Mode for FREE! Oh, and there may be a gift slipped in between the pages when it arrives ; )

Dont want to wait until tomorrow at 8:00 to visit Facebook and try to win some free stuff? Go now to enter to win the GRAND prize! You have until October 31st at 11:59pm to enter and earn participation points to win these great prizes:

Haven’t entered yet?! Click the banner to enter now!

xxC

#Giveaway!

The Illustrated 7 Days of Hallow’s Eve is here!

To make it easier, I have constructed a page as you can see in my main menu as a go-to spot for all info regarding the 7-day promo!
Please check out the October Giveaway page for a full run down on how you can get in on the daily promotions and prizes Oct 25-30th!

First and foremost, the GRAND Prize! October 31st
Enter Now!
One lucky winner will receive:
* Alexander McQueen, Genius of a Generation book ($30 value)
* One-of-a-kind hand embellished print of my McQueen: The Shoes illustration ($30 value)

The winner will be chosen at 12:01am on 11-1-2012 based off of their participation! Enter immediately to start earning points to win!

Daily Prizes:
Besides for doing all you can to earn points towards winning the grand prize, there are daily prizes as well!
As the calendar on the October Giveaway page shows, a new promo or giveaway will be unveiled each day around the reveal time!
Be sure to check the Illustrations Facebook to stay in the loop on the latest freebie!

Savage Beauty

Fell in love with this editorial photograph while lurking, as always, on my Pinterest. This is just the pencil version- Im going to take her to the watercolor block in due time. Not sure who the original photographed awesomeness of metal fashion accessories are designed by, but the mood and energy of it reminded me of McQueen- thus how I came by the title : )

Hope you enjoy!

❤ C

Alexander McQueen: The Shoes – Revisited! (epic procrastination anniversary month)

Alexander McQueen: The Shoes – Revisited! (epic procrastination anniversary month)

So, while this is still quite a small modest blog in the ways of daily hits, followers and whatnot, I haven’t failed to realize that almost monthly since my blog/illustration shoppe open about two years ago one of the top-viewed … Continue reading

A new home

A sale makes Chelsea feel quite honored : )
Huge thanks to my etsy buyer! I hope you love Edgy Elegance as much as I do!


Chels

Alexander McQueen: The Shoes

Update! October 2012!:

Epic procrastination award goes to me this month! I started the bones of this sketch a YEAR ago this month! Well, Digging around in my old sketches, I found this, and have finalized the base sketch!

Read all about it here!

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Working on the latest illustration, featuring the late Alexander McQueen’s fabulous shoes! I have just the base down, trying to decide if I want to color it with watercolors or markers, then will add the final details…