Wednesday, November 21, 2007

starting a four week painting

today in painting we began a four week pose. i am pretty excited to have a long time for work on it. i really like the sketch i did before i put any paint down so i took a picture. i will take another picture when it's complete. so this is the before! lets hope i don't wreck it : )


This month is totally flying by way too fast! I just turned 25 yesterday. Kind of crazy since I still feel no older than 19. We have had some interesting projects at school. I keep forgetting to take photos or scans when I do them. I managed to get some photos of a couple new pieces.

The first piece is an information illustration. We received a sheet of statistics and had to choose one to illustrate. I chose "Average number of credit cards per US household: 12.7". I did did my final piece in watercolour and ink. It was interesting to see how some of my classmates interpreted the same statistic and how differently they all came out. Mine was a much darker look at the debt and poverty caused by using money you don't even have. I am definitely happy with the way the piece came out.

This second piece was based on a fortune cookie. We each received fortune cookies and had to create a visual metaphor based on that fortune. My fortune was " You are sensitive to all that is going on around you."