Hello world! I decided to have a little fun with procreate by making this mandala. The bottom layer has the color gradient, then I added a black layer on top and used the eraser tool to draw the image. I really love how it looks!
Mermay 2019, Days 1-14
My goal has been to write an essay type blog post every Saturday for this site, but my flu is kicking my ass and making my head fuzzy. So for now, enjoy this compilation of art for #Mermay2019, days 1 through 14. Day 1: ExtravagantA digital illustration of a pink skin-toned mermaid with teal hair... Continue Reading →
This post is coming a bit late, as is my pattern lately, because I have been battling the flu. But I wanted to share my first digital oil painting: a portrait of my uncle. My uncle was a sweet, pure, genuine, funny, and loving man who's sole desire in life (as far as I could... Continue Reading →
Fine Art, But Animals
I shared this first with my Coffee Beans, but I'm getting along with the series now so I feel it's a good time to tease the rest of you! Introducing Fine Art, But Animals: a series of digital art wherein I recreate famous paintings but change the subjects into animals. My first piece was this... Continue Reading →
During Inktober I learned of a wicked company called 8x10 that serves as a platform for artists to sell prints to their patrons easily. So I put up my first print for sale! Go get one before they're all gone!
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 →
In My Style
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