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art: e’lari + aliyah v.2

October 3, 2012 by Sharon | 0 comments

Happy October, everyone!

Saying that one is going to draw more and actually doing it are two entirely different beasts. I intended to submit this drawing to the Draw This Again Challenge at dA (inspired by a popular meme), but I didn’t get it done in time.

It’s my characters, E’lari and Aliyah, doing their thing, sitting in the garden, observing the strapping young groundskeepers . . . or something.

Here’s the original version.

art: allie mae

September 12, 2012 by Sharon | 2 Comments

Had this song stuck in my head for a while now. Been thinking about drawing something for it for just as long.

I really like how the hand-drawn lettering turned out. It was an experiment, based on the type of stuff you usually see in tattoo designs as well as those elaborately drawn on chalkboards.

Listen to the song “Allie Mae” by El Cantador HERE.

EDIT: I submitted this for this week’s Illustration Friday theme: imagination.

August 4, 2012
by Sharon
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art: the girl who was on fire (Katniss Everdeen)

Seriously, The Hunger Games Trilogy ruined my life. Read with caution, people. I did love the movie, as I felt it did a great job of translating the feel of the book to screen. After reading the book series, Peeta … Continue reading

July 27, 2012
by Sharon
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20 Pages & sundry

Both the 20 Pages and Dogs Days of Summer art shows come down today. Tomorrow I will pick up my art. It was a really great event, with a exceptionally large turn-out during ArtWalk, and particularly those that came into … Continue reading

September 6, 2011
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art: little gifts from above

My Labor Day Weekend was filled with clouds an rain. The good thing is, it cooled the ground so that this morning it actually felt like September. I drew something yesterday, inspired by the incessant rainfall. I named her Dima, … Continue reading