Hello! Well I finally did it and I’m testing the waters to see what you all think. I have been throwing around the idea of having some t-shirts printed for awhile now. It makes sense to put something out there that is functional and beautiful. 😉 If you are interested in one of these super soft and cozy shirts you can purchase one through my web site shop. Marnee’s Studio will also be carrying some of these shirts very soon at www.marneestudio.com. My sleeping fawn illustration is printed on the front, with my small logo on the back and it comes in Green, Grey or Brown S,M,L & XL Adult sizes. I’m also working on some things for youth shirts so stay in touch! Thank you for your support! You can purchase online or in person and we ship!
I thought I would share a little bit about my process today. When painting forest scenes, branches, pine needles etc., I like to use a #1 round brush and a liner brush. The round brush is great for creating varying sizes in the branches and I really like to use the liner brush for the spindly pine needles. They also work great when painting fur or whiskers. Learn more during my upcoming watercolor and/or drawing class at Marnee’s Studio this winter! www.marneestudio.com
Registration for Winter classes is now open at Marnee’s Studio, a new art gallery in midtown Mobile, AL. I will be teaching two classes, Capturing the Natural World (a watercolor class) and Drawing the Delta, beginning on January 22.
We made a promotional video so I could introduce myself. 😉 You can register by clicking on the link below. I hope that you can come draw and/or paint with me this winter/spring! Its warm in the studio and we have been known to serve coffee and even (spoiler alert) hot chocolate!
We actually had a good amount of snow in Alabama last weekend. I’ve never seen a snowy forest but I would like to imagine that it looks something like this. Here is another post for #illo_advent. Peace, love and joy everyone.
Wishing you a very happy holiday season filled with peace, love and joy!
I created this illustration just in time for Day 5 of #illo_advent. If you are not familiar with the illustration initiative, it was created by Penny Neville Lee and you can find more information through her twitter feed. https://twitter.com/PennyNevilleLee What a great idea!
I finished this commissioned portrait today! I always hate signing the work. It makes me so nervous, even though I use the tiniest brush possible! Seriously, I think it has 3 hairs.
Check out my web site if you have a minute. I updated the design and I think its a little more user friendly. Please let me know what you think.
I’m working hard this holiday season to fulfill several commission requests and thinking about how thankful I am for all of your support. This has been such an exciting year. Thank you for following my artistic journey and/or for your patronage!
I hope that you have a holiday season filled with peace, love and joy. However, if you do get overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle of the season, be sure to do as Sheldon Cooper would and pour yourself a warm beverage. I like a cup of coffee 😉
My Loggerhead Sea Turtle will be included in the 2017 Water|Ways H2Outstanding Art Exhibit at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center now through January 5 (closing reception).
“Water affects our lives, climate, agriculture, jobs, recreational time, culture, and has a direct impact on our art. Local artists of all ages will have the opportunity to enter a contest and showcase their work alongside the traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, Water/Ways.”
I feel so fortunate to be included in this show and have my work on display alongside work from the Smithsonian! The work of 165 artists will be on display within Delta Hall at 5 Rivers. They are open from 8am – 5pm seven days a week and admission is free.
See the links for directions to the facility and more information on the exhibit.
I picked up an IPAD Pro for my birthday and downloaded Procreate. Since then, I have been trying to figure out exactly how I want to use the app and when. Over the past two weeks I have been tinkering with the idea of a “logo” design to include on the back of prints and cards, and possibly t-shirts in the future. What do you think?