My latest painting is a portrait of my brother, sister in law, and their pet cat. I used an old photo of the lovely couple from New Years Eve a… Read more Creating a portrait from a digital illustration →
My latest publication: “Tips For Success in Blog Writing” is an instant hit. I wrote this publication to help prospective bloggers to start the blog they have always dreamed of. In this free ebook offer tips and tricks to get over that first hump of beginning the process. I show readers that they have the potential do the things they really love, by planning ahead. This week I am happy to announce that “Tips For Success In Blog Writing” has made it to #7 on BookAuthority.com’s list of 2019’s Best… Read more Tips For Success in Blog writing #7 on best reads list →
Greetings, My latest ebook is an adult colouring book featuring women of colour as the subjects. Using the line work derived from my sketches, I compiled the work into a… Read more Adult colouring pages →
Greetings! I have been trying my hand at using humor in my illustration work. I like to think that I can be quite funny, but telling jokes is not one of my strengths. I often mix up the details of a joke by telling the punchline too soon, or by laughing at the joke before I have finished telling it. I am better at giving witty remarks and comebacks than telling structured jokes. I always marvel at standup comedians who are able to recall hours of jokes and retell them… Read more Llama unicorn illustration →
My latest illustration work is focused on portraits. I mainly sketch the bust of my subjects and work on smooth lines, shading, and perspective. I always try to include a basic shading line for each portrait, even when it is rudimentary like the lines seen above. This style of basic shading is cartoonish, but gets the job done. The difference is remarkable when shading is not included. Looking at the above portrait sketch (as well as the one below) there are absolutely no shading lines. As a result the subject… Read more Illustration Fun! →
Greetings, I am happy to announce that my labor of love is complete: I have finished my first eBook. It is a short and simple guide that provides tips for success in writing your own blog. Since beginning this art blog, I have toyed with the idea of writing instructional materials to support my content. As the child of teachers I have always been asked if teaching was in my blood. I usually denied this idea, and proclaimed that teaching was not for me because I had the idea of… Read more Introducing a free eBook →
An acrylic relief painting of a planet with rings on canvas. The main colours are gold and black. In this post Stephanie Konu discusses the techniques used to create this style of painting.
My latest 10 x 10 inch // 25 cm x 25 cm piece is an acrylic on canvas, with blue and silver blended over a black negative space. I have been having strong desires to paint with black negative space, (or white), and focusing on depicting experiences that float over darkness like an echo. Deep stuff. What makes the concept special to me, is that I have been able to capture a sweet spot in my backyard garden that with the correct sunlight, my work dazzles! My latest piece depicts… Read more Blue and Silver Acrylic on Black →