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Posts Tagged 'custom'

Coloring Like an Adult

Has everyone been following the recent trend of adult coloring books. One of the most popular is The Enchanted Forest, Johanna Basford. Another popular artist is Dawn Nicole or another artist Selina Fenech.

Its incredibly relaxing for most people. Recently I tried my hand at making a custom coloring page. It’s like typography meets zen tangles. I really liked how it turned out. I am currently working on 3 more.

"Tasha" Custom Name Coloring Page Design Final Black & White ©2015 alecia goodman to present

“Tasha” Custom Name Coloring Page Design Final Black & White ©2015 alecia goodman to present

 

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P.G. Is Completed… Finally!

I want to apologize for my hiatus of the past couple of weeks. I actually went on vacation, a first in a very long time.

Yeah!!! I am so elated to be finally done with this one. The hope was to finish this one quickly, oops (someone forgot to give that memo to my toddler).

It was smaller than the portraits I completed as of late, 8.5″ x 8″ approximately. Media was Oyster Canson Mi Tientes. I think the colored paper complimented the colors in P.G. well. I had some difficulty working on such a smaller size, keeping with my usual detailed approach. I think larger pieces though challenging at the same time may be easier for detail. As with most of my work a sharp point is extremely important and with a smaller size even more so. I did find that I had to slowly build up the media and do some mixing of colors mainly through pencil application. This was tedious but the result was well worth it.

I hope that this gift goes over well; surprises and thrills all at the same time. What do you think?

pastel drawing ginger cat

Final Portrait, “P.G.” ©2012 alecia goodman to present

Here comes the bride!

Here is the final invitation for the Country Chic wedding. I think it turned out beautifully and am excited to see it printed.

wedding invitation

Final Ralston/Rivers Wedding Invite ©2012 alecia goodman to present

 

 


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