Tag Archive: drawing

Oct 19

Spine Cavity Shrine

spine cavity shrine

I did this shrine earlier this year, in late spring, at the same time I did the copper queen shrine. I’ve been heavily influenced by Laurie Mika’s work, and I love her icon faces, even though I don’t much like using other people’s art in my work. So I decided to sculpt a face out …

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Jun 04

Two Birds Postcard

two birds postcard

¬†I think my original intent was to cut these birds out afterwards and paste them onto another piece of paper, but I never did. The feet are always problematic. I’m not even sure what kind of birds these are. A jay and a…something. I altered the colors based on “inks that I own that aren’t …

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May 18

Second Fox Postcard

second fox postcard

This postcard turned out a lot better than some of the others, and I love the orange color of the ink. I’m not sure the Tim Holz background paper really adds that much, however.

May 06

Poppies on Map

poppies on map

¬†Drawing on maps was the thing that started me on this drawing phase. I’d seen some songbirds drawn with semi-translucent ink on maps as part of an illustration on a wall hanging at Ikea. So I started drawing birds on maps, then other things on other surfaces. Here’s a map, or, more accurately, not a …

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Apr 29

Fox in the Grass

fox face postcard

I love foxes, and I wanted to have a picture that took up more of the paper, because the whole point of drawing on this sort of paper is to have the resist image show through, so I drew this fox. I’m not sure what it was standing on in the reference photo, but I …

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