Recently in my attempts to get myself to do art post-graduation I have been working on an Illuminted Letters Alphabet. Originally I was just going to make one 'A' but then I got caught up in it, so now I'm moving on to the whole alphabet. Each letter is inspired by an obscure or unusual word. A was before I really had any idea of a theme. I guess in retrospect A is for Aviary. I then experimented with some color, scanning in old test strips of watercolor samples. Still not quite sure if I…
Crested gecko's by Hagalaz-Paintings on DeviantArt
Crested gecko's watercolor painting. Geckos in fox skull with mushrooms. Aquarelle illustration. ------------- #crested #geckos #mushrooms #foxskull #watercolor #painting #illustration
"Ornate, exquisitely rendered Art Nouveau illustration, perhaps a love note on the occasion of April Fools' Day. The elaborate design entwines the metalwork tracery of the gothic letter G with floral vines; the G is in the form of a trade sign such as would hang outside a shop." #vintage #April_Fools_Day #fish
‘Aventures merveilleuses d’Huon de Bordeaux / The wonderful adventures of Huon of Bordeaux’ edited by Gaston Paris. With decorations by Eugène Grasset and coloured plates by Manuel Orazi. Published 1898 by L’académie française, Paris.