Saturday, November 22, 2008

I got a new kitty friend!

I finally did it.. i adopted a cat!

Meet Samba! He's a 7month old mix siamese cat. I got him from a local shelter.
He is a bit shy right now, but he's starting to get used to his new home.

When he first got here he stayed under the couch for 2hrs! Finally he came out (with a little coaxing). He's since done a little exploring, ate (a tiny bit), and found his favorite spot (in between the couch and the table).

I think Samba and i are going to get along well :)

Friday, November 14, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Panda Club Interview

Check out my interview from fellow etsyer Panda Club

Sunday, November 9, 2008

The process

I thought I would show a bit of the process in which i make new characters.
This little dude is a commissioned drawing that will be put onto organic baby onesies (links to come in the next few months).

I start things off with a quick doodle. I then scan it in and trace it in Macromedia Flash. I then play with the smoothness of the lines, drawing different faces, trying different colors.
I love working digitally because its so easy to try so many different things without losing your original work. I also like the "undo" button - something that i always want when i'm oil painting!
The next step will be to decide on the face and body that works best. I will then color him and add shadows and highlights.
Final image to be posted soon!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Christmas Shopping Time!

Christmas shopping season is in full swing.
Remember, items are coming from Canada and can take longer to get to you!
Last day to receive payment in order to get your items on time is Dec 9.
Express shipping is available, but can get very costly. So... shop early!

Here are all my Christmas items.