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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.

May 28, 2011
by Sharon
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life + style + art: beach retro

Today has been a good day. I went to Johnson’s Beach in Perdido, Florida with all of my immediate family, minus my little sis who vacation plans of her own. Still, it was a beautiful day. I actually braved the … Continue reading

January 16, 2011
by Sharon
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Sunday afternoon sketch

Several weeks ago, I was eating out with my sister. It was at Macaroni Grill where the have write paper covering the tables along with a supply of crayons. While I was sketching, the waitress (Steph) commented on it, saying … Continue reading