07 October 2010

oh, hello




Recipe for "Oh, hello."

1- 4 x 6 inch {10,2 x 15,2 cm} piece of Arches hot press paper
2- cups of finely ground coffee
1- imagination
1- micron pen {01}
1- crimson lake colored pencil
1- terra cotta colored pencil

Make a strong batch of coffee in French press. Soak paper in coffee bath. Remove and bake in oven at low temp for 5-10 minutes. Place paper in a wood press to straighten. Let sit overnight. Once paper is flat and dry, use micron pen and imagination to bring the character to life. Top it off with a sprinkle of colored pencil to create rosy cheeks and knees.

Serves: one happy home and those who visit.

This illustration is available for purchase.

2 comments:

Sharon said...

Love your work, that you have decided to do art full time (my own dream as well), and that you are back to posting :)

stella latwinski said...

Thank you! I am so happy to be back. I was just thinking about how much I love being able to spend the day with my pups.