Some personal work pieces just never get finished. You go back to them over and over again and change the colors or change the composition or change a teeny-weeny detail in a character’s foot.
Bye bye Blackbird! That’s what I’ve tried to tell this piece several times. Do you think this time he’s gone? Or still hanging around?
This shoe wants to DANCE.
I wrote a story about two blue shoes waiting for someone to buy them and to take them out dancing – it’s called Cabaret Blue. And there’s a dancer walking by the shop each and every day but he never enters the shop to come and get them. But of course it has a happy ending! They end up on big stages and get to dance until they drop.
I would not mind at all having pretty blue shoes myself!
The color palette of my #36daysoftype set.
Don’t you just love reading 🙂
It’s a bit of a no-brainer for an illustrator to say this… but I love colours. LUV. They’re probably a big reason why I ever chose to become an illustrator in the first place.
And I love working with them. In a wider sense they’re attached to everything – events, feelings and phases in my life.
Recently I’ve started to make color palettes from each week. I select colors from illustration assignments I’ve been working on, and then think of the colors my mind has been most busy on. I don’t pay attention all that much to shapes and elements – even though I pick out something new every time.
Here’s my autumn so far: