I've never traded in person before... so, it was cool that Erika (TempestStudios) and I were invited by Theo Nelson to go to Calgary this afternoon to attend their monthly ATC trading thing-a-ma-jig!!
It wasn't really gigantic or anything, they say they have more people in the fall.
(penciled original head by siena)
Multiple layers. gesso, paint, gesso, paint, acrylic lining, acrylic words, gesso, gel pen.
I didn't photograph the start before working. people drew heads only, lightly in pencil. mouth, eyes, head. I added the bodies, hair, backgrounds, words, etc etc.
Right now I don't have a job outside of selling art which I don't get to do very often (damned economy). So I stay at home and clean the house and do laundry, etc, and do art. The art part has me feeling guilty. I essentially have days and days of free time which I spend doing whatever I want, while my boyfriend works to bring home the bacon.
Last year I got a job at a gas station and got fired (well, they let me resign) for not being social enough. Which I guess I totally agree with,
I joined here a while back and never really did anything with it. I joined 2 swaps but didn't do them and just kind of dropped off the radar both here and over at AFA. I know. I suck.
I dropped out of the swaps I was in at AFA but for some reason I never told anyone here. I have no idea why. I feel like a total jerk about it and hope I can make things right now. I am not going to join any swaps here until after I make the cards and am 100% sure I have the postage ready. I have been
just thought i'd practice digital art. its been 3 years of owning a table and i still can't use it properly. sadness