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Recent Fabriano Quadrato Artist Journal Drawings and the story of how I got this sketchbook

About two weeks ago I got two brand spanking new journals to draw in! Happy!

The Fabriano Quadrato Artists Journals are 9×9 inchs in size and are no where to be found in North America. I scoured the internet until I located some in the United Kingdom but sadly the company did not ship outside of Europe. I contacted artist Lorrie Whittington who resides in the UK and together we began a Facebook assault to see if other’s were interested in going in with us to buy them. A big thank you to Lorrie with whom I coordinated the ordering and buying of these skecthbooks with! Continue reading

Playing with colour and varnish and strolling the aisles

Size – 8.5 by 11 inches (21.5cm by 27.8cm)
Medium – Acrylic with varnish on acid and lignin free paper

I drove to Michaels one snowy day not to long ago and perused their isles of dream’s. I really did get lost that evening in that store, along with the other 12 or so women and a few men who had ventured out into the cold. It’s funny how in an art store it’s so quiet. It’s akin to walking into a library.

You open the door… you walk in and instantly smile. La-te-da. Continue reading

Infinessence

Title – Infinessence
Artist – Jessica Doyle
Medium – Drawn with Faber Castel india ink on vintage wallpaper I salvaged from my home
Size – 8×8 inches (20,3cm by 20,3cm).
Date of creation – September 2009

I couldn’t bare to throw out all the wallpaper we took off the walls. Much of it came off in large sheets; big enough to draw upon. I rolled it up, bagged it and saved it. The bottom most layer of wallpaper dates back to Circa 1920.

The Original is listed.

And a wave of sadness washed over me

Between life becoming busy and life seeming mundane, grey and somewhat frustrating I can’t say that I haven’t been feeling sad lately because I have.

Sadness Rant

I’m tired of being single and feeling lonely
I’m tired of people writing and blatantly saying they are going to copy me but as they don’t sell on Etsy; it’s ok.
I’m tired of idiots that are disguised as gentlemen who won’t return a journal that rightfully belongs to me.
I’m tired of this city
I’m tired of not earning enough to own my own place
I’m tired of being so close I can taste it
I’m tired of not understanding Google Analytics

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I’m just very tired lately and everything seems to be bothering me.

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…and I’m working hard and I’ll be damned if I’ll be down for that long because there are goals to meet this year…

And a wave of sadness washed over me

Size - 8×8 inches / 20,3cm by 20,3cm
Artist Quality Materials used - Faber Castell India Ink, Pilot Silver Gel Ink, Pilot hi tec C pens and Pilot Gtec, C4 pens, Strathmore Flower Petal Paper
And the wave of sadness, well it’s listed for sale

A friend said these flowers look like breasts

He did.
I laughed, and the name kind of stuck.

Size – 4×6 inches / 10,2cm by 15,3cm
Medium – India ink, Prismacolor colored pencil and Windsor & Newton watercolor on Arches watercolor paper.

The original A friend said these flowers look like breasts is for sale in the shop ;)

And just a note on March 6th, 2009 I celebrated three years of Blogging!
Happy Blogiversary to me!

Lost at Sea – Series of four fab abstract fish

Lost at Sea… no.1

lost-at-sea by artist jessica doyle

Lost at Sea… no.2

Lost at Sea...no.2 by artist jessica doyle

Lost at Sea… no.3

Lost at Sea...no.3 by artist jessica doyle

Lost at Sea… no.4

Lost at Sea...no.4 by artist jessica doyle

Each was created using a combination of Pilot Hi-tec C pens, Windsor and Newton Watercolour, Faber Castell India ink and/or gold flec ink on either Arches watercolour paper, flower petal textured paper or cream coloured heavy cardstock.

Size of each original illustration is 3.5 by 2.5 inches / 8,9cm by 6,4cm

Each is an ACEO which stands for Art Cards, Editions and Originals and are each available in my shop. Some of the originals have already sold. Reproductions are available in ACEO mini print and 5×7 inch size.

The Trunk

The Trunk

•Drawn with a Pilot Gtec C4 pen on Fabriano acid free paper.
•Photographed on ultra cool Orange Bristol Board.
•Size is 10″ by 10″ or 254mm by 254mm.

As always, much of the art posted to this blog is available for purchase in my Etsy Shop. Thank you.

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