Posts Tagged ‘painting’
I’m pleased to announce that as of today, the epic tale of CAT DISCO has been re-launched. If you enjoyed reading the story as part of the ‘cats’ half of catsvsbunnies, then please do check it out. You can find the latest comics, as well as all archive material on catdiscocomics.tumblr.com
update from my previous co-authored blog re: my new cat disco comic blog.
Posted in Illustration, rebecca k jones, tagged beerwolf books, cultshare, Falmouth, illustration, leonard cohen, marianne, painting, pencil, so long, song, song lyric, songs for lovers and the brokenhearted, valentine's day on February 15, 2015| Leave a Comment »
I was invited to contribute an piece for Cultshare’s event ‘Song’s for lovers and the broken hearted’, which exhibited works from 14 illustrators. The brief was to choose a lyric from either a love or broken hearted song and produced a 12″ x 12″ illustration. The works were exhibited in Beerwolf books for valentine’s day, and are now moving to Howl in Penryn.
I chose to illustrate Leonards Cohen’s ‘So Long, Marianne’:
This was my one page piece for Cats Vs Bunnies (co-authored blog). Just wanted to include it to show how I’ve been getting into gouache and colour over the last few weeks. I tried to keep this part-planned, part-improvised, and definitely a bit silly. This was the result.
My recent illustration work for Porthmeor studios introduced me to the work of Edinburgh born St Ives painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004). I really enjoyed looking at her paintings through my research, in particular considering the use of colour and composition. I found lots of really lovely examples in the book ‘Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: A Studio Life’ which I couldn’t locate online, but here are two brilliant images which I did find:
According to the Tate website, ‘Glacier Crystal, Grindelwald’ (below), was an attempt to show the galicer in Switzerland from multiple viewpoints, ‘from above, through and all round, as a bird flies, a total experience’
Posted in Illustration, paintings, website, tagged about me, brush pen, cat, coffee, drawing, fictionalised, inks, painting, rebecca k jones illustration, self-portrait, work on September 11, 2012| Leave a Comment »