Friday, June 27, 2008

Perplexed Pan

This came about after trying my hand at some automatic drawing, in an effort to try and loosen up my style and be more fluid with my pen.

Here's to Love

This is another piece from last semester, an editorial illustration inspired by the short story by Anne Enright. It's part-collage, part-painting - for e.g. the hibiscus flowers were all painted by hand and then cut out (yes, it was a bit fiddly) as were the buildings, meant to reflect the settings described within the story.

Recycled images

Here are some doodle pages from last semester's sketch book. One of the briefs was to come up with some images to be used on recycled packaging. Note my liberal use of cadmium yellow - my favourite colour of the moment - and birds lifted from Ernst Haeckel's Art Forms in Nature:

Friday, June 06, 2008

Rabbit, rabbit, rabbit

One of my neices has a new pet. A rabbit to be exact. 'Peter' is a white, lop-eared house-trained rabbit. She takes him for walks on a lead - much to the amusement of passers-by.