Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Past Work

This is a series that I did for my Drawing IV class and I call this series "Clearly Candy". Each piece was done with prisma color pencil on canson paper. We had a variety of genre we could choose from and I chose Still-life. Because of my choice of medium, I wanted to do a subject that would give me a wide range of bright colors. I was also experimenting with transparency. Each of my pieces has incorporated in them some form of transparent object such as plastic bag, plastic wrapper of the candy, and broken glass/glass. This was a fun series to do and maybe one day I will attempt turning these drawings into oil paintings.

New Christmas Project

Every year I try to come up with a new idea for homemade Christmas gifts. My original plan was to find a recipe for transferring images onto ceramic tile, but I couldn't find one that I was happy with. I did stumble across this idea and thought I would give it a go.
The first piece is a bracelet that was made for my fitness instructor at the gym that I'm a member at. I first drew the image and then photographed it so that I could upload it onto my computer. I feel like the wooden beads compliment this piece better than glass beads.
The second piece is a necklace that was made for my daughter's friend. Again, the wooden beads compliment the piece and creates a more casual feel which is more desired by a pre-teen.
My imagination is going wild with other ideas in which to use this process!