I just wanted to drop in and say I’m still alive!! The PAX cosplay crush, well…crushed me. BUT I don’t have any upcoming costume projects so I’m excited to explore new craft and blog ideas!
In the meantime, did you know today is National Unicorn Day? I didn’t. But it coincides perfectly with Netflix’s new movie Unicorn Store, which I just watched this weekend. Have you seen it? I loved the story that you don’t have to “grow up” once you become an adult.
You may not know this, but I’ve recently done a few twitch emotes for folks and I love making them! Below are samples of what I’ve created. I’ll be keeping a page of these easily found in my header here!
If you’re interested in your own emotes (or other commission), shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave me a comment!
Just for fun!
Happy Valentine’s (and belated Galentine’s) day!
If you’re not following me on Instagram, I’ll let you know that I’ve been swamped in convention hell. PAX East is on March 10 with Anime Boston following closely after on March 31. Between the two cons, I’m making 3 costumes (2 of which have some insane props). So blogging has fallen off my plate a bit, but I’m still trying to post weekly.
I am keeping up with my #arteveryweek, so in honor of today, here’s a little Princess Peach to say happy Valentine’s day. She was drawn over 3 lunch breaks over last week :)
Did you do anything fun yesterday for galentine’s? What about today?
Wow, I can’t believe it’s February already! January seemed to fly by for me. Does it feel like that for anyone else?
I posted one of my goals this year was to create art every week, and I’ve been using #arteveryweek to document. Creating something every day just wasn’t realistic to me. Ever since I started cosplaying my art has fallen to the side, and I’m hoping this goal will be the kick in the butt I need to get other things (like starting an online shop) moving.
Here’s what I created during January:
Emily & Tracer – Overwatch
Mila – Yuri On Ice!!
Original Character – Wedding Reception (drawn while at a friend’s wedding)
Shiro & Keith – Voltron (in honor of season 2)
I challenge you to create something every week, too! It doesn’t need to be a drawing; maybe it’s a scrapbook page or a fun baking recipe. The goal this year is to stay creative, one week at a time :)
Also – if you have any thoughts/recommendations on who I should draw, just let me know!
With 2017 comes new art goals for me! Over the past few years I sort of stopped drawing as much in favor of blogging, then later, cosplay. I’m now trying to find a balance of the 3 hobbies…easier said than done though, huh?
I’ve shared my original character Penelope before (here & here) so I wanted to share a few more.
I like using Penelope as an exercise to try out different styles; the top is vector (my typical style) and the bottom was drawn on Procreate.
Do you have an original character you’ve created? I’d love to see if you do!