Monday warm up | face expressions

Hello everyone and welcome back. Today I focused my energies onto sketching face expressions. I like to do such sketches, because it is not only good to improve your skills but also to have some references when you need it. I’ve used as reference some photos by faestock, I love her photos, because she’s very expressive!…

Monday warm up | It doesn’t have to be always a masterpiece

Hello everyone. Today is one of THOSE days… those days I don’t want to wake up, I don’t want to draw, I don’t want to do anything. It’s one of those days I don’t like what I do, I’m not satisfied with the sketches and I don’t even like the paper I’m using or the…

Woman with dragon tattoo

Hello everyone! This time I choose to paint the sketch I’ve done on Monday (if you don’t know what I mean maybe you like to give a look at this article). I really enjoyed to draw the sketch, so I thought it were fun to realize a version in watercolor and ink and it was…

Steampunk Spring Fairy |Do you still like your old drawings?

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. Today I want to share with you a painting I’ve done a couple of years ago and then “forgot” it. I was cleaning my hard disk and then found it again. For this artwork I was inspired by one of my favorite artist on deviantart, S-t-a-r-gazer. It…

Autumn fairy

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog! Today I would like to share an illustration I’m working on for an illustrated children book. Since it’s about a fairy tale, I’ve done a portrait of the four season fairies who comes in the book 🙂 I can’t tell more, but I’m very excited and I…

Pomona – Goddess of the orchard fruits | Watercolor and Ink

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog! Today I want to share with you my personal interpretation of the roman Goddess Pomona. She was the Deity of the orchard fruits and a fertility Goddess. For some scholar it could be that her cult was an earlier celebration for a “roman halloween”, since it was…

Is Illustration an art?

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. Samhain is knocking on the door and we can smell the Scent of the Witch. The story about this work is quite funny: I was thinking about Halloween and what I could draw. In this days my friend has a new e-cigarette which steams a lot. So…

Sketching and finding inspiration

Hello everyone and welcome back! Today I want to share with you this sketch I’ve done yesterday and some thoughts. I was looking for inspiration since three days and I’m sure all of you know how frustrating can be when you want to draw something but you don’t know what! In this case, what I…

The forest girl – portrait of a friend

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. Today I want to show you a portrait I’ve done for a friend of mine: She is a very particular girl who is very connected to nature and in particular to trees in a spiritual way. So I paint this  thinking about this affinity. I remember once…

Autumn watercolor free printable decorations

Hello everyone! Autumn is knocking on the door and I have prepared a surprise for all of you: a pack of free printable watercolor decorations! I’m sure you will love it. Autumn is my favorite season, I just love all of it. The golden colors, the scent of wood and mushrooms and even the weather,…

Simple pleasures – Wordwatercolorgroup challenge -part 2

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. In the past week I took part to this very interesting challenge by the worldwatercolorgroup of doodlewash and I find this very inspiring because of the topic, simple pleasures.I’ve already wrote about this, last week, in this post World watercolor group – September challenge – 30 simple…