Egyptian henna designsArt, Henna

by admin on April 2, 2012 with 3 comments

Recently I had the pleasure of discovering a lovely new book of Egyptian motifs. It has all sorts of exciting patterns and different style of flowers that work well as henna designs. The style is very thin and intricate which can sometimes be hard to translate into a henna, but I think I did well! …

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Palm henna designArt, Henna

by admin on March 30, 2012 with 2 comments

I’ve been trying to do more complex designs recently to challenge my mental design library. Doing 2 hand similar is challenging and requires a few back stretches but it’s so much fun! I’m lucky to have such wonderful volunteers! Here is one of my newest ones doing both palms with something slightly different one one …

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Polynesian henna tattoo designArt, Henna

by admin on March 15, 2012 with Comments Off on Polynesian henna tattoo design comments

This is a recent polynesian henna tattoo I designed for a client. He liked the style that the polynesian tattoos have with very geometric lines and obviously less flowers than a typical henna. He wanted it to represent a change in his life as being set free from the confines of society. I had lots …

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Behance Network – Getting my work out there!Art, Design

by admin on February 24, 2012 with Comments Off on Behance Network – Getting my work out there! comments

I have recently learned about this website called Behance Network for publishing a portfolio and being “seen”. I think that with doing freelance work the best way to be seen is to get onto the social network bandwagon. Alas I have begun to build a portfolio on this site and will follow up with a …

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Chameleon pointillism / stippling drawingArt

by admin on January 3, 2012 with Comments Off on Chameleon pointillism / stippling drawing comments

Pointillism (aka stippling) has always had a special place in my artistic heart. Although exuberantly time consuming it is also quite neat to watch a drawing develop from dots. After being inspired by my friend and fellow graphic designer I embarked on this spotty expedition over the new year weekend. I’m guessing that this drawing …

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Childrens portraitArt

by admin on December 30, 2011 with Comments Off on Childrens portrait comments

I’ve been wanting to do some drawings for a while but never seem to be able to ‘get into it’. I have realized that I can get into it when I’m doing the drawing for someone else or if it has a purpose. This christmas I decided to make something extra special for my friend …

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