Sunday, November 13, 2011

Busy Busy Busy

I've taken a vacation from drawing patterns, but it's time to get back to the drawing board!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Zinc Came Bender

I have a little tutorial here that can help you started with making those really nice, professional looking zinc frames for all your circular projects!


Thursday, April 7, 2011

On The Wings of Insects

LINK to pattern

Sadly, I smashed this piece on the floor hours after I finished it. I took pictures of the broken project and fixed them with PhotoShop...

Aw well, lesson learned!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

A Series of Medallion Portraits of Jane Burden Morris

LINK: Glass Painting Patterns of Jane Burden Morris

Here are several glass painting patterns that a great for practicing line tracing, inspired by nineteenth century photographs of Jane Burden Morris. I like those photographs because it's nice to see what was considered a great beauty in the days before heavy makeup and plastic surgery *wink*.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Fanny Cornforth

Another pre-raphaelite muse sketch, this one of Fanny Cornforth (née Sarah Cox)

A sketch of Fanny Cornforth (which with I am immensely disatisfied).

The original photograph, the only one I ever found of Fanny.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Preliminary Sketches, Jane Burden Morris

Here is a preview of some sketches for glass painting patterns I am currently working on. I have to work on the borders (the lines are just markers), and most of the faces could use improvement. I am aiming for a more "graphic arts" style - rather than purely representational.