Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Wreck This Journal-Doodle Back of Envelope



I drew these Kawaii doodles at work when I was supposed to be working at my call center job, which means I'm on the phone for eight hours a day!

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Postage Stamp Cupcake


I was trying to think of different types of materials to make cupcake collages from, like my wallpaper cupcake, when the foreign postage stamp idea popped in my head. I have a big bag of stamps that I bought off eBay, so I sorted them by color and started with the cupcake wrapper. I think it turned out pretty cool.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

LIttle Migraine Girl


I made another collage contact paper transfer and I laid it over a piece of decorative paper from India. I like how the textured paper beneath shows through on her skin.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Kokeshi Cupcakes



Recently, I decided to devote a Moleskine notebook to just cupcake drawings and doodles, so I've been sketching them in my spare time. One of the cupcake's frosting came out like a Kokeshi hairstyle and that's how i came up with the idea for these cute little girl cupcakes. I drew them by hand and then I used photoshop to color them in.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Cat Thought Doodles


I finally finished my cat thought doodles. It took me a while to figure out what exactly goes on inside my cat's head!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New Doodles



I've been working more on my doodling and these little critters popped into my head. I've been finishing them with a Sharpie and coloring them in with Photoshop. I'm not sure what to call these doodles yet.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Ugly Doll Loves Sharpies


I bought my first Ugly Doll recently and he has decided to live in my pink puffy kitty pencil bag where I keep my Sharpies. I think that he likes to smell them when he thinks no one is looking. I caught him in the act the other day!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Wreck This Journal-Four Letter Words



For my four letter words, I used clippings from vintage True Romance type magazines from the 1960's. I love these old ads, and I decided to use "fear" as the theme since it seems to be all about worrying about what is wrong with your body. My favorite ad was about the "lazy bile."

Friday, September 11, 2009

Real Cat Thoughts #3



This may sounds nuts, but sometimes I like to dress my cat up in sweaters and cat outfits, etc... I'm pretty sure he is keeping a list of all his humiliations somewhere.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Live and Love



I'm trying some different techniques with contact paper collages. I used tape pieces to make the rectangle boxes so the contact paper wouldn't lift the images off in those spots. Then I used ephemera and a wall paper flower between the background and the transfer.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Even Fairies Have Sad Days



I originally intended just to make a contact paper transfer of the fairy. I altered her clothes and I made her wings. Then I was going to lay her on top of the scenery, but it didn't feel right, so I decided to make the whole collage into a transfer. This is the most layers of paper that I have done with a transfer and I was so excited when it actually turned out.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Altered Postcards




I've been so wrapped up in trying to draw Kawaii and my own cartoon type stuff that I have been seriously neglecting my collages. I made these altered vintage postcards to help get myself back into the collage groove!