As part of my Growing Art show this month, I took some of my ideas outdoors & asked the photoriffic Donna if she would document my set-up. I have been wanting to take part in public and street art for the better part of two years, but three things kept me from braving the great … Continue reading Growing in public
The goals of this project are to test how my chosen materials hold up outdoors during one of the more rainy months of the year, to cut my teeth in the world of public art and learn from the outcome, and to expand on my Growing Art theme. I will be checking in … Continue reading Growing Art – Outdoor Project
La La the mushroom sings and these guys can’t help but dance. I was really proud of how the lines turned out in this one. Portabello mushrooms are a favourite of mine to draw now. A little trivia for you. Did you know that the button mushroom, crimini mushroom and the portabello mushroom are actually the … Continue reading Musical Shrooms
I have a few mushroom characters that I developed when working on the Growing Art show. Once I started doing research on the different types of mushrooms, their names practically drew themselves. I hope to continue this series as only 3 of my characters made it to the show in full colour. The rest … Continue reading Mushroom Portraiture
La La #2 features my singing mushroom character (as seen in laLA!). This piece was featured in my December 2011 show: Growing Art. Click here to see all the pieces from the show. *photo placeholder. Growing Art photo session & retakes planned for later January 2012.
Alerted was a fun piece to draw. Your eyes are drawn to the exclamation point above the character’s head, but the initial drawing had marks over the pile of leaves to the mushroom’s left. The idea was that the mushroom (and viewer) was alerted to the fact that something wasn’t quite right about the approaching … Continue reading Alerted!