This piece is size 16×20 on white watercolor paper. *SOLD* I found that this particular watercolor paper absorbed the ink more than I wanted it to. I had to go over the white lines (and some of the colors) several times. POSCA pens are generally easy to layer and add on top of one another […]
Making good art takes time and an artist MUST know the materials they work with inside and out so we can push our boundaries but know our limits. This is a study of materials: papers, pens and textures I like the toned tan paper but the colors really pop with the white background. Take a […]
My process begins with a few black lines. Sometimes I activate the canvas by using ink and other times graphite. It was at this point I was feeling very insecure about her and I considered throwing it in the trash about a dozen times. I messaged my friend Jenn and she said “push past the […]
This is the actual image of a photo a friend showed of a sea turtle. She took the photo with an underwater camera while on vacation in the Turks and Caicos. I knew I needed to draw this guy so I asked her to email me the photo. This is what he looked like (obviously […]
“Into the Fray” is what happens when take a chance. It requires risk and risk requires trust. Stepping out into the unknown but still being tethered to the things that provide comfort. I created this image as part of a Winterland Series I’m compiling while the weather is cold.
“How to Manage the Chaos” is a stream of consciousness piece. The designs represent abstract, distorted, and disconnected thoughts.
Digital framed-wall mockup of some of the artwork I created over the past year. I’ve had the beautiful experience of blossoming into color and if you’ve been watching, thanks for the encouragement. ~ Carmen