The first in my Mermaid Series. Don’t you think this will make a great shower curtain?!
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Posted in illustration, The YOW Experiment, tagged art, collage, color, digital, envelopes, fashion, flower, gouache, illustration, indian, indian pahari, jewelry, Pahari, painting, series, stamp, watercolor, woman, YOW on May 22, 2009| Leave a Comment »
I broke out the watercolor kit for this one!! And actually winded up using a variety of media.
She’s painted in watercolor & gouache with a few collage elements including the flower in her hair and the stamps in her dress. The background is comprised of some old envelopes I’ve had. I scanned them in and composed the background in photoshop since I couldn’t bring myself to rip them up. This way I get to keep the envelopes intact and still use them.
I’ve been wanting to do a fashion series and lately and have been really inspired by the line work and intricate jewelry detail of Indian Pahari paintings. So I’m hoping to incorporate more of that feeling going forward. Let’s see what the next “word” challenge will be…
The redesigning of the Heartfelt Project. I personally like my first attempt the best, but I think it was too drastic a change for them.