In Memory

Sunday, January 24, 2010

It was this gentleman's 100th birthday last weekend:

Django! What would I draw without you? Thanks to your genius, perseverance and three finger hot club jazz, I can scribble and paint. Without you, I'd be many books behind and much gloomier. Many many thank yous.

Occasions For Color

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Hello! Here's a peek at some of my desktop reference I was looking at as I finished painting the interior art for Just Being Audrey (art to come!)... Dreamy reference, right? The advertisement typography from the 1950's, Dior's "New Look" all over the place, gloves– And the palette. Oh the palette. Dandelion golds, frothy whites, pearly creams and most of all, that pale mint, a color I have been slightly obsessed with (which I have hunted for months for my bridesmaids-the color is so elusive!) Making this book and planning a wedding simultaneously has been crazy and grand. Matt and I are getting married in May! Couldn't be busier or happier, much to be grateful for and much to be done! Here is a Maid of Honor card I painted for my sister, Christa...