Archives for category: April

Its been a bit since I’ve posted here – been a little busy and I’ve somehow unlinked my phone from my wordpress which makes it a tad harder to post.

I did a quick digital painting today off a Photograph from Reddit just for practice. Its from a photo someone took in southern Texas, quite beautiful out there. Maybe eventually I’ll actually go.

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I’ve been keeping very busy with SCBWI (just did an interview on the North Texas SCBWI blog with award winning artist Terry Widener) and work and other things (instagram) but I keep trying to find time for personal projects. Here’s an illustration that I started with traditionally, but then added additional texture digitally. It lost a bit of the color when I imported it…but I kinda am ok with it. Its now the header on the North Texas Illustrator newsletters I send out periodically.

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Finally, I’ve been really keeping up with my sketches on my KristineDraws Facebook page. I really have some days where the art works, others, well not so much.

Next goal: finish updating my actual website. It went down early this year and I’ve yet to sit down and update all the pieces. Also, take some of my sketches and make them a series of finished pieces that I’m happy with.

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Progressing slowly on making this quick sketch into a finished piece. Still needs work but don’t want to overwork it either. PS – I love panda bear cubs!

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Playing with some new digital watercolor brushes I got, started with a pencil sketch and then did some washes.

starting sketch of babe ruth quote

 

 

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success

mixed media illustration of Babe Ruth

And the final card

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Just a quick warm up drawing –

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Been a bit sleepy lately! Works well as a doodle in the morning.

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Short stop in Iowa

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Getting on a plane this morning- it’s so tiny compared to the 737s I’m used to. Doodled this cute one with a crayon at breakfast.

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