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Ideas aplenty for illustration

Greetings! My latest illustration set features some ideas I came up with in between my mom duties and life. No matter what circumstances arise, I find that a constant trait I carry is a need to be creative! The outline of a gun was drawn in Autodesk sketchbook using layers and a designer pencil. I enjoy using nibs that produce a grainy line. When the outline of a figure is done with this grainy line, (I think) that it gives a more informal and practiced design like a chalkboard writing… Read more Ideas aplenty for illustration

My illustration endeavours

I am always trying new things (as you know), so my latest fun activity is creating illustrations for my tshirt designs. This design is a simple drawing of a chihuahua dog with large thick framed glasses. He has a vacant look in his eye and is flanked by a witty remark that reads “hmmm…let me get back to you on that”. I like the simplicity of this design, and I hope you do as well. A second illustration features a more complex illustration of an alien that has been coloured… Read more My illustration endeavours

Gold textured mask with a black background

My latest work is a mask inspired by my ancestral Yoruba tribe from West Africa. I wanted to represent the model of an elongated and oval shaped face, as this is commonly seen on traditional masks from the region. Here you can see an up close and angled perspective of the nose bridge of the mask. The area is raised slightly to show a break in the surface of the face. The method of this painting further explores my current practice of singular images against a black negative space. For… Read more Gold textured mask with a black background

New video available

Greetings! I was having fun with my video camera and shot this video the other day. I took the content from one of my blog postings and simply read it to the camera. Windows Media Movie Maker allowed me to easily insert photos and edit clips to make a video. It is posted on YouTube, so my style is much flirtier than usual. It was fun and I think I will continue to make videos that showcase my art. I also decided to hide most of my face. I know… Read more New video available

What is new?

I am excited to announce that I will now be offering prints of my artwork here on my blog! At the top of the page (in the navigation bar) is a link that reads: “Purchase My Prints”. When you click that link you will see links to prints of my artwork that are for sale. With the awesome power of Shopify and my friends at Printify, you can have a beautiful print of my very original artwork sent to you with free shipping. Thanks for supporting me, and be sure… Read more What is new?