Happy November 1st! To those of you that observe Día de los Muertos, I want to wish you amor para siempre! I didn't grow up observing this holiday with my Cuban family, but I feel so connected to its meaning. While my family views death and passing as a time for solemn grief, I find... Continue Reading →
Well, October is soon coming to a close and I only have one Inktober drawing left to complete. It has been quite a journey and I am extremely glad that I took on the project. Here are some of the pieces from this month:
I have been keeping up with this year's Inktober prompts, although digitally instead of the traditional ink on paper. I have to say it is pretty time consuming, but worthwhile in how much you grow and learn as an artist. Here's a sample of some of the drawings:
I'm really enjoying making these pop art pieces with Procreate. Inktober is coming, so you can expect a lot more art this coming month!
I've been trying my hand at pop art style pieces lately and decided to make a banner for my site with it. So bye-bye stock photo! Hello pastel portraits!
This is a piece I sketched months ago intending to make into a physical painting, but never did. So now that I've thoroughly fallen in love with Procreate and digital painting, I decided to go ahead and create it digitally. The inspiration for this piece came from a dream. I can no longer remember the... Continue Reading →
Introducing: Media Villa Designs, the name I'm giving my shop! This past week I finished my first commissioned art piece. It's a design for a tattoo with vegan imagery including a Mother Nature figure, cow, pig, and bird. The woman's hair flows into a waterfall that falls into a lake along with all their tears.... Continue Reading →
I tried something a little different this week with hand lettering designs to share on Instagram over the next few days. As a person living with mental illness I want to do my part in reminding others that who they are today is already worthy of love, care, and support. A person's value is not... Continue Reading →
Instagram is always full of fun hashtag challenges for users to try, and the artist community is not exempt. Recently there has been the #DrawThisInYourStyle challenge wherein artists recreate other artists' works in their own style. I tried this with two pieces this week. Enjoy! With love, Alyssa