After the creation of the art, cleaning and adjusting in Photoshop, the art is ready to upload the the stores I have on the net. The fun one is Zazzle, even though there are many artists that frown upon net stores like that. I actually do pretty well on that site and find it rewarding to see the art on a myriad of products. Zazzle keeps adding to the product line which makes it that much more time consuming to create. I'm not one to use their "Quick Create" button that places the design on a hundred products. I carefully fit my art on products I feel the art looks best on. Quality is definitely better than a bunch of products with ill-fitting art. Click on the picture to see the new products that I've been creating with this design. Thanks for looking!
My dog loving friend's birthday was yesterday, so I quickly sketched this as an email card for her. I'm showing it here as a work in progress, but the final art is now completed. I'll finish it up in Photoshop and put it on my online stores. Links to the finished work to come. This has inspired me to do more art in the same theme. See you back here soon! Thanks for popping by. Always appreciated!
I always feel behind the eight ball when it comes to designing for Christmas. Hopefully next year I can get my act together earlier! Here's my one of my latest holiday creations. Who doesn't love giving an adorable dog a little kiss for the holidays and everyday. Available on my Card Gnome store.
I'm an artist that loves to play around with different mediums. I feel it keeps your work fresh when presented with creating in a variety of mediums. It's an emotional endeavor as every material you create on along with varying the medium challenges your brain to create for that particular medium. I thrive on change, so I embrace the challenge. My latest illustration for my upcoming 2013 Christmas card, makes use of colored pencil and the fabulous Copic markers. Granted, they are a serious investment, but over the years of having experiences with all sort of brands of markers, I feel these are definitely worth the investment. I will post links soon of this art on a variety of products as well as a link to one of my card stores. I also continue to paint, with two easels up with works in progress. One may say I have art ADD, but I thrive with all these projects begging to be finished around me. It keeps me inspired!
Laura J. Holman
New work, works in progress and anything art related. Laura J. Holman © 2017. All Rights Reserved. Saving to a hard drive and / or use without permission is strictly prohibited. Works are not part of the Public Domain.