A big bunch of red, orange and yellow ranunculus flowers in my studio inspired this loose, drippy watercolor painting. Available as fine art prints and throw pillows too:
From my sketchbook….. some inspiring looks from Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2016 in New York, Milan and Paris. An aqua blue dress by Carolina Herrera with a Jazz-Age feel. (Painted with PanPastels & available as a fine art print.) Alessandro Michele’s whimsical technicolor designs for Gucci. Karl Lagerfeld’s always-inventive variations on the classic Chanel suit.
This time of year the fruits and vegetables at the farmer’s markets are a feast for the eyes, as as well as the palette. Inspired by all this delicious bounty, I made these heirloom tomato sketches the other day, painted very quickly in watercolor.
Have you noticed lately that stylish women “of a certain age” have become trendy? Photographer Ari Seth Cohen’s blog and documentary, Advanced Style, about fabulously fashionable older people (mostly women) has legions of fans – myself included. Writer Joan Didion is modeling for Celine. The other day I saw “Iris,” the new documentary about Iris Apfel, the 93-year-old style icon, by the late, […]
They’re predicting 2-4 inches of snow today in NYC! Not a good sign for the first day of spring. Fortunately art provides the perfect escape from reality. In the spirit of spring, here is a new digital fashion painting in shades of peach and mint green. It is for sale as a print in my shop.
An impressionist-style watercolor of a woman walking along a garden path among the autumn leaves.
These watercolor fashion figure studies evoke the 1940s with the inspiration of a vintage-style bathing suit and a snood. Buy a print Buy a print Buy a print
On this hot July day….a watercolor fashion illustration of a woman in a wide-brimmed white hat, orange sundress and wedge heels.
In this summer watercolor fashion illustration hot summery colors – orange, yellow and bright pink.
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.
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.
A watercolor fashion illustration inspired by the 20th century fashion design icon, Cristobal Balenciaga. This one is inspired by a black wool suit from 1951.
A fashion illustration made with richly colored inks – an experiment with texture and pattern, and the interplay between subject and background.
A watercolor experiment with a new color scheme, and a combination of solid lines and soft blur on the female figure.