Stark Beauty – Zazzle’s Best

I recently opened up a new Zazzle store featuring my photography work. My plan was to post about the opening of the site once I had more content up, but then something changed my mind…

On Saturday my canvas print of “Stark Beauty” appeared on Zazzle’s “Today’s Best” page for September 15th, 2012. Needless to say I was surprised and excited! =)

This is the second time I’ve received this little honor, the first being bestowed upon my lovely “Hi. – Monster” mousepad.

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And below are the other images I have up in the store right now.

Hopefully, I’ll be adding a few more photographs and products later this week.

Until the next time….

 

-MRC

The Monster Says “Hi.”

Well, hot damn. I’ve got an illustration update! How weird is that?

I can’t tell you how long it’s been since I’ve done a “complete” illustration. I spend most of my time these days just sketching, because frankly…I love to just sit and draw…I’m addicted to the initial creation process…

Hi.This is my monster. He/She/It is cute. I love my monster very much.

The whole concept for this friendly creature bounced around in my head for a long while…until finally one day I made a composite image and decided to ink and color it in Illustrator. I think half the time spent working on this piece revolved around me re-familiarizing myself with Illustrator. In all honesty, I’ve always been a Photoshop girl…Yet, my little monster cried out for birth via vectors and the rest is history…

Composite Monster

This is the composite monster. Yes, yes…my sweet little monster started out as a couple of brightly colored pen sketches that were then smooshed together to create a generally pleasing composition.

This is like a mini-process post…except not really…Though you do get a sense of how I go from point A to B…kinda…except…not really…

Anywho! You can find this cute little monster on a variety of gift related items at my Zazzle Store!

Enjoy! =)

-MRC