Purple fashion illustration figurative art

Fashion illustration sketches

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Fashion illustration studies in ink and gouache. Figurative gouache sketch. Ink on paper.  
O.88 Realty logo design, illustration

Logo design & illustration for real estate company

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I've recently finished this charming logo for a small real estate company in Alberta. The company owners are friendly with years of wisdom behind their business. The client was looking for a logo that conveyed their approachable, experienced,…
Fashion illustration purple and gold woman Instagram takeover for The Well

The Well Instagram Takeover - Fashion Illustration Process

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My fashion illustration process Today I took over The Well's Instagram account. I walked through a typical day showing a behind-the-scenes look at my illustration process. I start out with the basic elements. I always work in traditional…
Hummingbird tote bag surface pattern design

Day tote hummingbird surface pattern

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I've designed a day tote that is as pretty as it is utilitarian. Both sides feature a two variations of the design with a hummingbird pattern repeated in the interior. A great thing about this bag construction is it works really well on a bike.…
Twitter interview with Halifax designers and illustrators for The Well Creative Consultants

Design & Illustration Twitter Interview with The Well Creative Consultants

Twitter specialist chat I was invited to take part in a recent The Well Twitter interview with other Halifax illustrators and design specialists. We talked about the creative process, getting out of design ruts, the difference between designers…

Ruby-throated Hummingbird & Blossom Giclée Print

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Watercolor hummingbird and flower fine art print This ruby-throated hummingbird and flower Giclée print was several illustrations combined together digitally. I was looking  to bring together my favorite things - delicate loose sketchy drawings,…
Silk hummingbird scarf illustration surface pattern design

Hummingbird & Blossom Silk Scarf

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Hummingbird silk textile design This is a silk scarf using my hummingbird illustration. This textile design uses contrasting visual elements to create a soft spring motif. My previous post refers to my painting process to create the humming…
Illustration tutorial process hummingbird painting

Hummingbird illustration painting process

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Hummingbird illustration step by step I thought I'd share a little bit of my illustration process. This hummingbird gouache painting is a surface pattern element for silk scarves. I'll take you along on my art journey and post as I complete…
Pink hand stitched t-shirt sequin beaded top slow fashion

Sequin & bead reverse appliqué hand-stitched top

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Hand-made, reverse appliqué, sleeveless top I hand dyed T-shirt material and cut out reverse appliqué in foliage motifs. As a girl who loves bling, I had to have my hit of sequins and beads for sparkle. I love the contrast between humble…
Butterfly watercolor giclee print illustration

Butterfly watercolor giclée print

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Butterfly fine art print Every season I am inspired to look to nature for what to paint. I never tire of the nature's infinite combinations of color, texture and line. An artist can't keep up. I love all the seemingly perfect random combinations.…