Monday, August 30, 2010

Oprah Final

Completing this piece has been my main focus lately. The final is mixed media--colored pencil, acrylic and wax. Yes, wax. By spreading thin layers of wax over sections of the board I was able to quickly soften the edges of the background pattern and create the illusion of a glass surface.

Sketchbook Travels

My boyfriend and I just returned from six weeks on the road; a majority of that was spent exploring Europe. Here are a few new pages from the sketchbook created during our travels.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

iPhone 4 Case

Like many Apple and technology enthusiasts, my boyfriend, Chris, bought an iPhone 4 in June. While learning about the iPhone Chris discovered Grove, a small Portland-based company creating bamboo iPhone cases. Grove offers several designs but also lets people submit vector art to customize their case, like so . . .