Five and ten minute poses:
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Monday, November 8, 2010
I know, Halloween is barely over, and our American friends haven't even celebrated Thanksgiving yet... but illustrators are always half a season ahead of everyone else thanks to print dates! Here is a card from my favorite place on Earth:
Here's a photo of my brother from a few years ago during our Boxing-day broom-ball match:
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Outfitted: week 8, 8" x 14", Watercolour on Canson paper
sweater: embody keyhole sweater, from nathalie-roze & co.
wool skirt: vintage, thrifted and greatly shortened
tights: probably from the bay, my go-to place for tights because the good quality coloured ones tend to be on sale
fascinator headband: harriet gray from nathalie-roze & co.
birthstone necklace: gift from my grandmother
Friday, October 15, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
Outfitted: week 7, 8" x 12", Watercolour on Canson paper
Monday, September 6, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Outfitted: week 6, Watercolour on Canson paper
Phoning this one in from my family home in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. It's a little rushed, and I am not completely satisfied with the face and skirt. Working away from the studio is hard!
vintage hat, necklace, and silk blouse: boutique encore, an initiative of the lennoxville & district women's centre
belt: vintage, thrifted
skirt: borrowed from my sister emily, who also took the photos this week
sandals: steve madden
Monday, August 23, 2010
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Outfitted: week 5, 9" x 8" Watercolour on Canson paper
A very vintage Outfitted this week! Many thanks to Craig for taking all of my reference photos for me.
yellow rose shirt-dress: vintage, passed down from my great aunt eunice
purse: vintage, a christmas gift from my friend jess
shoes: vintage from the st. lawrence sunday antique market
silver fox bracelet (also shown below) and ring: handcrafted by me in a nanopod studio 8 week metal and glass course
Here is a new choir illustration for the Cantata Singers of Ottawa season brochure. This is the third piece in a series of brochures for the choir that is done in this style. They make a nice triptych!
Monday, August 16, 2010
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Outfitted: week 4, 11.5" x 13" Watercolour on Canson paper
The Leslie Spit is one of my favourite places to be in August in Toronto. 10 minutes on a bike and I feel like I have left the city. The yellow tansy flowers make the air smell of honey, and the crickets drown out any traffic sounds from the city.
cardigan: charm joah from
chrysanthemum camisole: vintage from gadabout
jeans: yoga jeans from max's wholesale (queen and pape, toronto)
Monday, August 9, 2010
Friday, August 6, 2010
Outfitted: week 3, 11.5" x 13" Watercolour on Canson paper
August always means time in the sun on the beaches of the Toronto Islands! The water was superb last weekend, though the wee red ants were out in full force. I am still itchy!
sun glasses: vintage, from pomegranate (naisi's), a fabulous antique store in North Hatley, Quebec
sandals: steve madden