Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Summer Post Card

The last few weeks have been so chaotic that I couldn't help but fall into a ball of self doubt when facing my art. A few times a year I always seem to repeat the process. This might sound odd but painting food helps me get past these negative thoughts. Its a way for me to paint and enjoy what im doing without overly thinking about my career or the concept.

So I started with that and then moved onto illustration friday. For heights I wanted to do something with a seagull looking down at a starfish. At that point I painted so many donuts that I just had to add them somehow. Long story short this is now my new post card haha. I will try to get more of my next book idea done. I keep second guessing myself on how to approach the story and characters.




6 comments:

  1. Yeah, I know just what you mean. Of course, I don't think *you* should have that problem because your paintings are beautiful and interesting and really well done. But I suppose even the most successful artists experience self doubt from time to time. I'm not even going to complain that I wish you hadn't made me want to eat donuts now!

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    1. Haha thanks! I think my goal is to make everyone as hungry as possible ;D

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  2. That's funny--drawing food to get over self-doubts. It never would have occurred to me. But those donuts do look great, and I really like the painting with the seagull and donuts. They are scavengers, even when they're not taking the most healthy food in the world.....

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  3. Better to DRAW sweets to get over self-doubt than EAT them! :) Wow, that gull hit the jackpot!!! More gorgeous work from you this week! And as in weeks past, you've succeeded in making me hungry!!

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