The Hours Between

 

the hours

“The hours between 12am and 6am have a funny habit of making you feel like you’re either on top of the world…or under it.” Quote by Beau Taplin. Sketch from my sketchbook, with digital filters and extra bonus digital pasties…

Pink Haired Girl

 

 

Pink Haired GirlSorry that I’ve been MIA… The last few months have brought a lot of changes, so I’ve been extra busy and trying to adjust. I recently got hired to be part of an art team in addition to all the other things going on! I’ll save that story for another post…

For the last three weeks, I’ve been dealing with the flu and pneumonia, so I haven’t been doing any work. Watched plenty of Dr. Who though… ūüėČ Just picked up my sketchbook again the other day… Here’s one of the sketches I managed. It’s colored pencil, marker, and gel pens. Hope you like it! Looking forward to painting next week!!!

 

My Ear, My Love

my ear my loveA Halloween candy inspired drawing! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Colored pencils, watercolor, ear…

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Pour Life Choices

wine label heather carr harry potter

A friend, who was making a¬†tiny¬†batch of wine, asked if I could create¬†a label for his bottles. As someone who appreciates¬†wine, I couldn’t resist the opportunity! ūüėČ While discussing design possibilities, I found out that he had a friend (who would be receiving some of the bottles), who is a huge Harry Potter fan… which was perfect, because so am I! He calls his wine Pour Life Choices. Hmmmm… Slytherins are all about poor life choices, so Harry Potter seemed to be the perfect theme. ¬†I only wish I could have worked Severus Snape into the picture… **swoon**¬† ‚̧

wine bottle heather carr

This was a pencil drawing that I colored and manipulated in Photoshop. I was happy¬†for the¬†opportunity to do more digital work. ¬†I’m enjoying learning how to make Photoshop work for me…

(p.s. Just to be clear, this was not a commercial endeavor… Sadly, these are not for sale. It was just a personal project. ūüôā )

Hand Drawn Animation Practice

There is a song that I have been drawing animations for, in my head, for months! ¬†I want to tackle animating it soon, but I need more practice first. Above is my second attempt at hand drawn animation using a stop motion animation app on my phone. I only had time to complete the first verse of the song so far, but I like how it turned out, considering I’m just learning – and there is a lot to learn! I think I’ll keep working on it.

The song is The Kite Song, by Rosie Thomas. It’s really lovely! I highly recommend purchasing it! ūüôā

Oh, tie me to the end of a kite
So I can go on, I can go on with my life
And every marigold I pass below will be my guiding light
I just want to go away from here

Oh, tie me to the end of a kite
So I can go and I can go on with my life
And every time the wind blows stronger I will feel my spirit rise
I just want to go away from here

Oh, tie me ever tightly by your side
So I may go with you wherever you reside
And anytime the road looks dimmer I will be your guiding light
I just want to go away with you

I just want to go away with you

We’re All Mad Here…

Alice in Wonderland, work in progress, Mad Hatter

I’ve been dying to share this work in progress! I’m having a lot of fun playing with it and watching it evolve. I still have work to do on every aspect of it, the faces, bodies, background… But I’m enjoying¬†taking my time with it.

It is a portrait of me and my best friend, who is also an artist. It’s based off of an Alice in Wonderland doodle from my sketchbook that kept growing more and more into a work of its own…

alice in wonderland, sketch, heather carr

If you are an Alice and Mad Hatter fan, you can see more of my Wonderland work by clicking here

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Life Without…

A collaborative sketch with Scottish artist, Sean Fleming

A collaborative sketch with Scottish artist, Sean Fleming

Life without art, life without love …is nothing. ¬†Another collaborative sketch between me and Scottish artist Sean Fleming, done while I was traveling. This one I’m now adding color to and will post another pic when it’s done. ¬†I love the push and pull of working together on a piece. Looking forward to doing more.