I’m getting experimental with my painting class. I wanted it to look like a Bonnard painting,but it ened up looking like a Van Gogh. I do like how it cam out,but I’m not sure if I want to keep painting this way.
This is where I grew up and had recently been torn down. I had been talking about it in class with other students,but when it came to critique I got emotional. I surprised myself that I had that much emotion attached to the painting.
Here’s the original
Façade M. Berry Nov. 2012
Here’s me showing off my work at Broadway Studios during Art Hop in Fresno December 6,2012
I just got an easel to work on my painting for class for a painting due Tuesday . But JEBUS it takes up almost my whole wall!!! I guess thats expected when the painting is 4 x 3 feet!
Its a painting of my mom and sister in Mearle’s in 1985/6. I’m not done with it yet,I need to paint in a coffee cup,fix the baby’s face,fix up Mom’s face and hair at least. I’m hoping to get more work than normal done at home,I always send todo better in a school setting.
My town just recently got their very own BevMo! and has become one of the highlights of the town for Tim and me. BevMo! has more to offer than just beer,wine and liquors! Being a graphic designer and a lover of art this place gives my eyes multiple orgasms at the sight beautiful display of bottle labels. I can’t help but be drawn to well designed labels,that’s how you can tell the company is doing their job.
During my second visit to BevMo! a particular beauty caught my eye:New Belgium’s Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout from the Lips of Faith Series. I was already a fan of The New Belgium brewery and coffee or chocolate stout,but I have never have this specific one. I probably would have have gotten it,but that wasn’t what made me really get it. The design on this bottle it what did it for me. As soon as I saw it I had to have it just for the bottle.
And the beer was just as good! It was even better than the Double Buzz (coffe stout) that I’ve had a local brewery,which is very good too. I would say this is one of my favorite beers,at least in the stout category. You have to be in the right mood cause its a bit heavy and that makes it a good winter dessert beer.
Here’s what New Belgium had to say about their stout:
“Serving up cold and jet black,this imperial stout should be taken seriously for about one minute as the dark foam builds. Then,enjoy its velvety chocolate-covered smoothness and delicious aroma of sustainably-grown,locally roasted coffee.”
I would rate it 4.75 out of 5
These are the Mother’s Day Gifts I made for the mothers and grandmas in my life. I wanted to make something rather than buying something comercial. Plus try out a technic for cosplay shirt design. They are made by cutting a stencil design out of freezer paper and then ironing the design onto fabric. There is a waxy side of the freezer paper that allows it to sick to fabric while making a good seal. They were a hit with everyone! Now I need to figure out what to do for Father’s Day!
This what happens when you get bored while observing a high school art class. I went through a couple micron pens!
Cellphone pictures don’t give it justice.
These are a couple poster ideas I’ve been playing with and working on. The first set is technical drawing inspired. I’ve always enjoyed technical line drawing of plants even though I’d never be any good drawing them,but they’re fun to design with. The second set is Disney and font inspired. Sometimes half the battle is finding the right font to use and other times you don’t know what you are going to design until you see they type face.
I have thought about making a new etsy store selling only posters. Obviously I would need to make more designs,which means I need to find the time to sit down and come up with more ideas. Inspirations doesn’t always come easy. I wouldn’t know what to call the store,I don’t think I would want to keep Meg’s Charm. Let me know what you guys think!
I made this just for kicks:
ps Sorry no links for bigger image, I don’t want people taking them >.<
pss Tumblr link working now
Here is a random photo that my dad took while he was at the coast that I edited. He likes to send me photos he has taken that he thinks is good. I like the composition (it looks the a manta ray) and the green plant.