Friday, April 15, 2005

The Joy of Me.

I'm very excited. I think I have rediscovered some of my original style. Let me s'plain. I have been attempting to work mainly in watercolors. I figured that a lot of illustrators I admire work in watercolor, so I should too. Watercolors aren't BAD, but I haven't had enough practice with them to manipulate and control colors as I wish I could. My execution isn't all that
However, I have recently decided to use acrylics once again to illustrate with. OMG! The difference! The colors pop so much better, I can handle the execution (and more importantly, the correction of mistakes) brilliantly, and my scanner seems to like opague colors more than transparent, so my pictures seem to have a higher quality to them. Tomorrow, I plan a trip to the art store, where I will be stocking my rainbow-hued supply of paint. Yippee!


  1. Anonymous12:59 PM

    So do we get to see this new experiment? You know what's funny? I've gone through this too this week. The project I'm finishing up needed a color cover-non felt. The Editor had requested something similar to one of my older pieces she had seen. (It was done in acrylic.) The freedom with the acrylic was fabulous, I had forgotten how much I enjoyed working in that medium. =o)

  2. I'm working on it! I'm redoing an entry for an illo contest, and as soon as I'm done, I'll post it. :) I think I may play around with some "fun" pieces, and I'll try to post those too. Isn't it funny how much we all share?

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