I love using watercolor for its soft, atmospheric quality, as in this illustration of an evening dress.
A watercolor fashion illustration of a model in a short turquoise dress against an orange/red background.
A watercolor fashion illustration of a model in long, white evening dress against a background of bright yellow and soft blue.
A dreamy, romantic watercolor painting of a woman in a black dress with pink roses and a big pink rose hair ornament.
A whimsical watercolor fashion illustration of a woman in a red and white striped sundress on a lime green background.
A bright, summery fashion illustration of a woman in a long, striped sarong and turban in primary colors.
This 1950s-style red dress and veiled hat inspired me to focus on drama and character in this watercolor painting.
I love to experiment with painting the way we actually see, with different elements moving in and out of focus.
These watercolor fashion figure studies evoke the 1940s with the inspiration of a vintage-style bathing suit and a snood.
I used muted colors and impressionist brushstrokes to create a nostalgic feel to this watercolor illustration of a vintage bottle of Guerlain Mitsouko perfume.
On this hot July day….a watercolor fashion illustration of a woman in a wide-brimmed white hat, orange sundress and wedge heels.
A fresh, summery, watercolor illustration of high heeled pumps printed with a floral pattern against a bright green background.
In this summer watercolor fashion illustration hot summery colors – orange, yellow and bright pink.
I was so moved by the Alexander McQueen Exhibit at the Met Museum of Art in NYC . His designs struck me as self portraits as much as fashion, a medium usually associated with artifice. This watercolor is of a gown from the 2001 VOSS collection, made of red and black ostrich feathers and glass […]
A watercolor fashion illustration of a woman in a mauve ruffled evening dress against a yellow-green background. My preliminary charcoal sketch appears below.
A watercolor fashion illustration of a woman wearing a bright orange evening gown with a black lace single sleeve and feathers in her hair. Below is my charcoal preparatory sketch. Before making a watercolor painting I usually begin with a value study in either charcoal or pencil.
Inspired by Coco Chanel, the 20th century fashion icon. I achieved the white on black effect by starting with a watercolor painting on paper; scanning it; then inverting the digital image in Photoshop, so that the values are reversed.
A watercolor fashion illustration of a woman on a bench, wearing big sunglasses, a polka dot kerchief and a plaid skirt.
A very simple, slightly retro, monochromatic watercolor fashion illustration of a woman in a white eyelet mini dress with black trim, wearing black gloves.
I tried to capture the feeling of spring sunshine in this watercolor fashion illustration of a woman wearing a skirt printed with large pink flowers on a turquoise background.