7 Heavenly Virtues

Illustration, NSFW, Special Releases

Currently showing at a local private club. Watercolor and ink. 11×14 framed to 16×20

charityCharity chastity Chastity
diligence Diligence humilityHumility
kindnessKindness patiencePatience
temperanceTemperance
photo reference: aka photgraphy
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Boots! accepted to 2015 Seattle Erotic Art Festival

Events, Illustration, NSFW, Special Releases

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Boots!
This watercolor illustrates the humor, the playfulness, and the discomfort that can be part of any scene, in the community, or in regards to authority.

Come see this and all of the amazing art at this year’s Seattle Erotic Art Festival.
April 23-25, 2015

Get your tickets here!

watercolor and ink

Challenged!

Special Releases

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Earlier this Fall, I had a conversation with a fellow artist and friend about how I wanted to do something “BIG”, but didn’t know where or how to start. We talked about how I love large pieces of art because they envelop the viewer. I was eager to try different painting styles too, but was continuously letting fear of the unknown (and of failure) have the upper hand, and squelch my ambition.

My friend then said he would challenge me. That by Christmas of this year, I had to create something “BIG”. At least 3×4 and in a style I usually don’t use. This inspired me, so off I went to plan and sketch and eventually paint and produce this piece. It is inspired by a burlesque dancer my husband and I saw a few months ago. The piece is acrylic and ink on canvas and is the required 3×4.

Thank you to my friend for the push. I love the piece and I am excited to use this style again in another upcoming project!