Category Archives: Technique’s

Creepy vs cute @furrealitycon

i’ve been playing with sugar skulls since seeing @furrealitycon ‘s theme of Viva. A lot of them came out super creepy and I couldn’t figure out why. Then my husband bought me the art of the book of life and I figured out why. 

Other than the fact that ones in full color can you figure out why? …

It’s eyes. The secret is there has to be something representing eyes. A glow or real full eyes doesn’t matter but there has to be eyes. 

See you at fur reality 2015 in October. Visit my dealers booth. 

Visit and visit my page. Help support my art and keep it coming. 

Composing a piece part 1

step 1 – figure out what character and motion you want

Sometimes the pose picks the character. Sometimes it’s the other way around. Forcing a character to do something outside it’s nature will make the piece seem wrong at times.  
Step 2 – draw the bones. 

No I don’t mean actually draw the bones. I mean put a few circles on the page. Get a feel for if. 

Step 3 – flesh it out

Start adding in details. Physical features are important as the clothing. 

Step 4 – clothing, jewelry, etc

Add in the details. Make it pretty and don’t forget the small stuff. A tiny nose stud takes church girl to young rebel. 

See tomorrow for more bunnies on ice.