2014 Art Calendars + Holiday Shipping Deadlines

2014 fashion calendar

Like so many people these days, my day-to-day calendar is electronic – but I haven’t given up on paper.  I still enjoy keeping an annual wall calendar by my desk. Visualizing the year at a glance helps me keep things in perspective.  If the calendar is beautiful…so much the better. With this in mind, I’ve […]

Fashion Painting Inspired by Spring Flowers

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With spring blossoms in full force, I was inspired to make this watercolor fashion painting with a background pattern of poppies. I painted the figure and the floral background on separate sheets of paper, then combined them in Photoshop. This painting is for sale as framed or canvas prints in my shop.

Fashion Art for Couture Lampshades

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International Shades, a company that makes high-end, couture lampshades, recently contacted me about using one of my fashion art images for their marketing campaign. Lampshades and fashion might not seem like an obvious combination, but when you see their whimsical and sophisticated designs, it makes perfect sense.  Here’s their ecard announcement for an upcoming trade […]

Flair Magazine November 2012

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Last month the Italian fashion magazine, Flair, published one of my iPad fashion paintings, inspired by Raf Simon’s Fall 2012 collection for Christian Dior Couture, in an article written by Suzy Menkes, the fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune.

The Red Shoe

shoe paintings for sale

I painted this red evening shoe several times before coming up with just the right shade of green to enhance the vintage feel of the design. This is one of a series of watercolor shoe paintings for sale in my print shop.

Black Evening Shoe with Feather

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I love the dramatic swoop of the feather on these black evening shoes.  In this watercolor painting I chose a dark purple background to enhance the sense of drama.  Custom framed and canvas prints of this painting as well as other shoe art prints are available in my print shop.

Shoes with Red Hearts

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A watercolor painting of a pair of shoes decorated with bright red hearts.  Custom prints of this painting are available in my print shop.  The prints would be perfect for a romantic gift  - for Valentine’s Day or wedding art gifts.

Black T Strap Shoes

paintings of shoes for sale

A watercolor painting of a pair of vintage-inspired pair of black t-strap shoes in shades of black and pale blue.

Summer Flip Flop Sandals with Flowers

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This sunny watercolor of a pair of  flip flop sandals makes me dream of summer days.

The Little Blue Dress – Back and Front

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Light has always been one of my obsessions, as a photographer and a painter.  This pair of watercolor paintings of a woman wearing a dark blue halter dress are illuminated by moody, film noir-style light.  

Woman in Pink & Black Lingere

paintings of women for sale

This lush, sexy, feminine watercolor painting features the back view of a woman wearing pink and black lingere against a diaphanous pink watercolor background.

Festive Red Ruffles – iPad Illustration

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A fun, festive image of a woman in a red ruffled skirt and feather hair ornament – painted digitally with the ArtRage app on my iPad.  Available to license or as fashion illustration prints for sale.

Men’s Fashion Illustrations – Mostly Black and White

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A couple of new watercolor paintings of the male fashion figure in a monochromatic palette.

Fashion Illustrations on Mode à la Page

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The Italian fashion blog, Mode à la Page, recently published this article about my watercolor and iPad fashion illustrations.  (Scroll down to the bottom of the page to read the English translation)

Spring Shoes in Colors and Patterns

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This watercolor shoe illustration was inspired by the happy colors and nature-inspired patterns of this season’s spring shoes. It was also an experiment in Photoshop – I scanned four original watercolor paintings and combined them into one panoramic image.

Painting the Fashion Figure in Black and White

Black and White Figurative Painting

I love working with a limited palette, in this case black and white with a touch of teal blue.  In these fashion figure paintings I wanted to focus simply on shapes, light and the ethereal quality of watercolor.

Peach Ruffled Dress on Yellow Background

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An experiment in painting the fashion figure directly over a colored background.

Cacharel – Paris Fashion Week Fall 2012

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A yellow and blue watercolor fashion illustration with a 1920s feel,  from the Cacharel Fall 2012 collection at Paris Fashion Week.

Comme des Garcons – Paris Fashion Week

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A watercolor fashion illustration of a sculptural red coat on a lime green background, from the Comme des Garcons Fall 2012 collection at Paris Fashion Week.

Gucci – Milan Fashion Week

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A watercolor fashion illustration of a long green dress against a violet background, from the Gucci Fall 2012 collection at Milan Fashion Week.