Saturday, 19 July 2014

Disney Themed Illustration: Ariel from The Little Mermaid

Here is the next illustration in my Disney fanart series. I chose to draw Ariel from The Little Mermaid as she has such a strong recognisable visual aesthetic and it was very clear in my mind what I wanted to do with her.
The red hair was especially fun to draw, as it's been a while since I've draw brightly coloured hair. The little details that I added to this piece to tie it in closer The Little Mermaid include her Dinglehopper, a 'Part of Your World' tattoo, a seaweed lace top and starfish ring.
This original piece will be available on Etsy as soon as it gets sunny enough her to photograph anything! I'll update this post when it's for sale!

Friday, 4 July 2014

NEW ETSY PRODUCT: Bumblebee 'You're the Bee's Knees' Greetings Card

Wow! It seems like forever ago I drew the Bombus Terrestris (Bumblebee) Card Design, infact it was all the way back in February last year! But now I'm finally in a place where I am starting my illustration business and I can make the products that these illustrations are destined for.

After literally hours of trying to get my printer to cooperate and print on the card blanks I finally managed to hold some beautiful cards! The card has been printed on 250gsm card which has a lovely soft tactile quality and comes with a matching white envelope.

NEW ETSY PRODUCT: Framed Original Ladybird Illustration

I have just put a new listing up onto Etsy and it's the original illustration of the Ladybird I drew a few days ago. It's been float mounted on top of neutral brown paper so it looks like a piece from an entomology collection. It's been framed inside a white IKEA Ribba box frame with the PH neutral mount included.

I really love the finished look to this and when I draw some more insects I will most likely treat them in the same way! Imagine a whole wall of these!!

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

New Ladybird Illustration

Da-Ta! Here's my new ladybird illustration. I've had a project in the back of my mind for a while now and just needed to get it down on paper so I can empty out my 'ideas tank' a little. I'm going to be putting this ladybird design on Zazzle and trying to make coasters from them. Yay!
I have always had a passion for insects and there are so many of them I want to draw!!!

I'll be posting my progress shots of my coasters on my instagram: @natashahuttonart