Monday, August 28, 2017

Capturing Celebrations: The Nature of Food

What better month for being a Foodie than January?
May River Grill, food illustration, event illustration

 My purse jounaling supplies include a 3x5 Stillman and Birn Alpha Series journal, a business card sized palette offered by Expeditionary Art, Micron pens (black and sepia) and a Pentel waterbrush.

I will sketch our meal quickly then add color as we eat.  It depends upon the rush of the restaurant as
to whether I finish a page before we leave.  Lately, I've had to take a photo of our meals and finish color details at home.
Walnuts, Bluffton SC, food illustration, event illustrationStellini Italian Restaurant, Hilton Head Island SC, food illustration, event illustraton

Monday, August 21, 2017

Sketching Birds of Prey

The Center for Birds of Prey out of Charleston, SC put on a great talk for Spring Island.  This is the first talk I've been to where the birds were allowed to be off the presenter's arm and on the ground or fly from perch to perch.  I was thrilled!  The Harris Hawk did need a bit of persuasion to get back into his cage, but all part of an amazing experience!

I worked in pen, adding watercolor later.  Stillman and Birn Zeta journal.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Floral Arrangement Study

Floral Designer / Author John Grady Burns conducted a workshop for Spring Island (my day job as their Director of Arts).  This is a quick study of the demo piece he created. Micron pen, watercolor in Stillman & Birn Zeta journal.

Monday, August 7, 2017