Saturday, September 6, 2008

"Rough Ride #2"

Watercolor, Graphite & Colored Pencil on Yupo
$90 US plus $10 domestic s/h
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The rodeo paintings seem like a natural to use this painting technique with because it lends itself so easily to showing movement. It's really fun--alot more spontaneous than what I've been doing the last couple of weeks!

So, I thought I'd put in a couple of examples of the illustrations I've been working on the past two weeks. There are 22 of them in total and they are for a book for Catholic middle-schoolers. Part of the purpose of the book is to teach the kids about some of the saints and holy people in their Catholic tradition. They are 8x8 inches and are gouche, watercolor and black prismacolor. The top one is Josephine Bakhita and the lower one is Saint Nicholas. It's been a really intense, but interesting and fun project. Lots of research! I have 1 and a half more to do and then I'll send them off! Think I'll have a party!


laine lea said...

Really nice illustrations Vicki ~ lots of work in these. Glad your back to posting too ~ I enjoy your blog!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

I can see the work in the illustrations as they are first rate.
The work on yupo looks great.