Check out the inspiration on @sanv1sual IG page :) I have the hardest time with lips, this was no exception, but I feel like I got a much better grasp on em this time :) Original Procreate painting by myself Anjeanette, using an Apple Pencil
So honored to have been one of the artists selected for Voaygae Phoenix Magazine's The Thought Provokers: Celebrating Artists & Creatives series!
Have a read at my oh so curiously awkward interview ( great questions!) and some of my work at Voyage Phoenix! This was such a neat experience, thank you Robert Williamson for the interview, and Voyage Phoenix for the feature!
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Digital Portraits and Face Anatomy for Beginners & Teens with Anjeanette Illustration
Let’s further develop your portrait skills with head and face anatomy by looking at your digital art together! If your goal is to achieve a likeness in a realistic, cartoon or illustrative style without tracing, improve skills at specific ‘hard’ features like noses and lips, or your just not sure what doesn’t feel right about a piece and could use a fresh pair of eyes and encouragement.
I offer constructive yet kind critique aimed at celebrating your strengths while pointing out areas to challenge yourself. I have hints, tips and suggestions to share for improving your digital painting techniques from start (how do I upload a sketch or start a new digital drawing from scratch?) to finish in programs like Photoshop and Procreate.
Student AgeTeens 12-18, Adults 18+
Typical Response Time24 hours or less
We took a quick weekend trip to the San Diego Comic Con! Fan fun and cosplay were everywhere to be found- but the highlight of the trip was the Laika Live offsite pop up!!
We were treated to Coraline's 'salty' ice cream (it was super strange and really tasty!), poster gifts, movies, interviews, characters, and three live demonstrations, and exhibits, exclusive merch, before walking through Laika movie sets and taking photos! It was a great time and worth the wait- so glad we went Friday afternoon before the huge crush on the weekend :)
I hope no one is quite too tired of the Redraw In Your Style art challenge- because I am in love with it!
What a great way to break out of a box, loosen up, learn how people create, get inspired, and show some art fan love!!!
Search these hashtags on IG for some amazing eye candy. Lots of folks like myself are using the new IGTV (Instagram TV) feature to post longer process videos as well- I do love a painting timelapse! Thank you, everyone, for making such an epic summer of art & painting!
In no particular order- my redraws :)
Click any image to enlarge, and please click other artists links to follow them!
click here to Follow Kim on IG @pastel.shark
click here to Follow Sara Tepes on IG @sarucatepes
"Practice in Public"- Jeff Goins, Real Artists Don’t Starve
"To sketch @jeffreestar Take equal parts Lestat and Roman Goddess Venus, add 1/2 ounce Superfine Sugar, Apply sass liberally with the best brushes!"- me, being silly
About this sketch and digital painting:
I love Jeffree Star’s bone structure and he is a wizard at makeups- however, his bare face is really amazing to me. A week ago I got to sketch- what better way to relax then the fancy cosmopolitan drink that is J star??
In Photoshop with a Wacom Intuos Draw Creative Pen Tablet, I used Kyle T Webster brushes (my favorites) to try for an 18th century Marquis Aristocrat meets Modern posh vibe…a little bit kinda Sofia Coppola's Antionette-ish?
Lots of mistakes this time mainly due to the fact that I did not plan out the hair correctly and ended up playing with different styles on and on. But that was also a lot of fun so…shrug? I tried to keep it down to under 8 mins by clipping out the bits where I tried his trademark magenta hair (its fantastic on him but just wasn’t working with this palette to me) speeding up the screen recording to 2000 speed! Zoom zoom and all y’all!
Just a fun fan portrait, I do not claim nor own any intellectual property of the portrait subject, only this painting, etc etc.
Thank you for the music!
“Crazy” by Dizaro
🎵 Spotify : spoti.fi/2DgEmEl
🎥 Youtube : www.youtube.com/c/dizaro
💻 Facebook : www.facebook.com/Dizarofr/
Quick video of how I coloured today's self portrait, with the first sketch and digital painting below. Def inspired by my "Master Study" challenge from yesterday of a painting by the amazing Sara Tepes! Sara is ALL the Ooh-La-La y'all!
I painted in Photoshop, using mostly Kyle T Webster brushes. I imported a phone photo of my pencil drawing to paint over. This technique os called 'glazing' where you paint completely in monochrome and then layer by layer add small percentages of colour. The digital equivilant to a glazed oil painting?
The self portrait is mine, the master study of Sara's work below is not mine- well the drawing I did yesterday was in my hand BUT the concept and original artwork is all hers. Whats the point of doing a Master Copy Study? To continue to grow in technique and experience! I have been painting and drawing all my life, but recently committed to 10,000 hours of practice in 2018 & 19 as suggested by Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers: The Story of Success.
A Master Study of work I admire seemed like a great addition to 10,000 hours of practice. I believe I did some master studies when I was enrolled in the Oatley Academy, and I KNOW I did them at SCAD. So. Many. Studies.
The point ISN'T to try to BE and STYLE just like another artist- its to learn from their process and then apply it to your own! I personally don't feel one has to "find" their style- I really think its a part of you, your story, and it just oozes out everytime you pick up a pen. Like, even with my study of Sara Tepe's painting... it is different. It's def not exactly like Sara's and never would I try to pass it off as hers! But watching her paint on her youtube account and trying my hand at it taught me a lot that I can apply to my personal work.
Interesting links on Master Studies:
The Oak Street Alley Mural Festival by Murals of Phoenix was amazing! A breezy perfect day for families, mural painting, music, and food! Located in the Oak Street, between 14th and 15th Street, the artsy Coronado neighborhood, the festival had over 37 artists painting panels and enjoying an Arizona spring Sunday. Mural art topics ranged from whimsical florals to mischievous Lisa Simpson and important social topics like guns in schools.
Big thanks to the sponsors for making this festival possible!!!
Thank you, Mayor Greg Stanton, for showing your love and support of the arts in Phoenix!
I couldn't possibly fit all the oversized kick assedness of these murals in a tiny blog- please go on an outdoor gallery walk through the Oak Street Alley and enjoy these murals in real life!!
Click any artist name below for a link to their Instagram!
Quick clip from the mural festival of Volar @highlikevolar & Daniel C Calderon working
Lucretia Torva @torvasm
Click any artist name above for a link to their Instagram!
Thanks to Dizaro for music used in video clips:
Song: Dizaro - See The Sky Video
Song: Dizaro - Into the Jungle
Video Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_co...
Soundcloud : https://soundcloud.com/dizarof
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I was thinking about my complete inability to master Snapchat, and it brought to mind those old mama's saying like "if you keep making those faces your face is gonna get stuck that way permanently!"
The kids and I looked it up, totally inaccurate per scientific research. So if filters are the pulling faces of today, don't be scared to get slapped on the back- even if you do the antlers and rainbow puke won't stay there forever!
The starting doodles
WIP (work in progess) video
I really like taking my time and slowly and carefully crafting my work- and sometimes time is of the essence!!!
In the "we need it now" category is a prop for my daughters marching band Alice themed show. Note that this is NOT a likeness of HBC from Burton's Alice- rather it is the same character costuming on a likeness of the high school actress from the band portraying The Red Queen for the show (who happens to have a lovely shaped head- this is def a caricature!)! Cos y'all KNOW I draw some HBC like there no tomorrow!
So this what I did with some glitter and about 5 hours hahahahaha charcoal sketch then acrylic on a very dry and unprimed18x24 bit of wood board from Lowe's!
Fan art portrait of Kawehi!! Amazing artist- so happy I got to see her live in Nashville and hope she visits Phoenix for a show soon!
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Anjeanette is a Peoria and Phoenix area Arizona based published traditional fine art and digital painter, available for commissions!
Primarily a portrait and fantasy artist, Anjeanette has created everything from logos to oil landscapes to commercial illustrations and caricatures. At an amusement park. Sometimes in the rain.
Her preferred mediums are Charcoal, Oil paints and Digital paintings and photography.
Anjeanette uses her education as a fine artist and digital painter in her professional photography. Her photography website can be viewed at http://www.anjeanette.photography
Educated at the Savannah College of Art and Design, graduating in 1999 with a BFA in Illustration, Magna Cum Laude. she has shown in several solo and group fine art and low brow gallery exhibitions in Houston, Texas, Detroit and Lansing, Michigan and Nashville TN.
Featured and Published:
Corel Painter Print Magazine
Catapult Print Magazine
Musetouch Print Magazine
Winner Cover contest Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Almost all about me :)
Taking commissions for YOUR custom "Meet The Artist" Illustrations!
a "practice in public" (well interwebs) sketch that started hopefully... then stalled when I became obsessively fixated on keeping IN a poorly drawn eye. I mean the eye itself was great- but it wasn't the right eye- Masie's eye. Yet I wouldn't cut it! What would GRMM do? Kill your darlings, darling! So I painted right over that eye after 2 wasted days of trying to MAKE it work and started over. Ahhhh...much better now.
I am forever thankful for Sara Tepes videos for inspiration. Greyscale to coloured digital paintings are hard for me, pracrtice x3 right? I highly suggest Saras videos on youtube for inspiration and technique!
Thank you Ben Sound for use of the track "Instinct" in the screen capture video!
(obviously I do not own any rights to any of the Games of Thrones characters or stories and do not profit from geeking out and painting them)
Quick digital painting just for you Brianna! Happy happy birthday!!!
Finally finished up my fan art Stranger Things nesting dolls after getting distracted by that cross country move to Arizona! This outside Matryoshka doll was larger than I am used to, giving me more room to play with one of my favorite themes by adding an Eggo halo to Eleven. Who else is pumped for Season 2??
Always available for commissions! If your looking for a unique Christmas present...I like to have a 3 week lead time to create!
(obviously I do not own any rights to any of the Stranger Things characters or stories and do not profit from geeking out and painting them)
Nashville Artist Abby Coppage is turning heads
in the art & music scene with vibrant art around town and venues like The End
One of my last stops in Nashville during the frantic packing sequence was a brief meet up with artist Abby Coppage of DeerAbigale, for a portrait and congratulations of her newest mural on Nashville's West End...at The End! I no doubt charmed her with my awkward social graces, but I was so happy to grab a quick hug from on of my Low Brow art heros before the move to Phoenix. Abby and I have shown a few times with the infamous Nashvegas Low Brow crowd, in shows curated around Nashville by friends Joe Melenson and Jeff Bertrand.
Just a quick recap of a mural portrait I took of Rone in 2014. Fantastic article about Aussie native street artist by none other than Joe Nolan here.
This was Rone's FIRST Nashville mural, on the side of The Packing Plant in the Wedgewood-Houston arts district a heartbeat away from the old Sounds stadium.
Of course Rone came back for the spectacular downtown mural on the East wall of Cornerstone building on Church street- NOT to be missed.
Check out that mural and all the amazing muralists that are a part of the Nashville Walls Project here.
So instead of rushing out to shop how about rushing out to scavenger hunt for free art?
Jeff Bertrand put out a call for 3,000 Free Art Friday drops this Black Friday!!!
Here are my contributions:
1. 20x20 Baby Metal digital art print which originally hang as a part of
Blackbird Tattoo and Art Gallery's Metal show I am the original artist of this piece, this is a print of my digital painting.
2. Two sets of a three part
Matryoshka series I am calling the
Agape Antler Dolls this is set 2/3 and 1/3. I will finish up 3/3 some time later....
I will drop them separately but these babies are SMALL and FRAGILE> need to sculpt the antlers next time I try this, drill holes for them and use different glue. Anyways, they are super cute, definitely tested my eyes and brush stroke techniques! That is a US quarter pictured with some of them for scale.
I will be dropping these around town, and the FIRST clues will be on my Instagram
PLEASE if found post on Instagram and Facebook with the hashtags #fafnash or # #famn
UPDATE: The drops were successful 2/3- no idea if the print (left on the bushes in front of Fuji in Rivergate) was picked up? It was a full 24 hours before the rain bgan and clearly marked FREE ART so hopefully someone has it!!
Here is how the others looked with clues at drop off