Did a little tweaking of the original image file of my painting “The ice was thin on purpose.” for a side project. See the original, (feminine) version here.
I owe this blog some updates! I took an illustration class I took this summer at CCA with the awesome Justin Gabbard and have a few new pieces to show that stray outside of my usual repertoire. Here’s a little “self portrait” I did a few weeks ago. Fun to do something in Microns. Anyone else ever feel like this at their day job?
Pen&Ink on Arches watercolor paper
Social media worlds are colliding! Follow me on Instagram for work I’m too slow to upload here on Tumblr, process sketches, and various occasional photos of friends and/or nature. http://instagram.com/christinearia
Thanks a bunch!
Here’s an attempt at an op-ed style illustration for the NYtimes, done for this summer’s illustration class at CCA with Justin Gabbard. Here's the op-ed piece if you'd like to give it a read! “Reefer madness” was a sensational term used in anti-marijuana propaganda in the early 20th century. There's a great explanation about the background behind why marijuana is illegal here. Highly recommend the read!
I wanted to draw the comparison between the sensationalist attitude of the 1920’s Prohibition of alcohol to the modern-day version of Prohibition (against pot) in this illustration. Here are the process shots. Enjoy!
Thank goodness for roommates who know a thing or two about computers/the Internet. Come to think of it, I owe a lot of people cartoon versions of themselves. So, um, thank you, you helpful people! And watch out, you may just get a card…
Classic Tarantino standoff! Framed original of this and many more are available in Spoke Art’s online shop.
"The Apprehension of Pumpkin and HoneyBunny" (Sold)
8x10in (11x14in framed)
"Be cool, HoneyBunny"
Some bloody Tarantino scenery. Framed originals of this and many others are available for purchase at http://bit.ly/QVCoriginalworks in Spoke Art’s online shop.
"Mr. White Defends a Good Kid"
8x10in (11x14in framed)
Dropped these babies off at Spoke! Can’t wait to see the 2014 Quentin vs. Coen show, opening this Saturday, July 5. If, like me, you happen to be traveling over the weekend, don’t despair: the show will be up all month.
PS: Detail shots to come. Ones that don’t have my reflection squatting in the middle of each image.
Experimenting with ink wash on a clay surface today! New materials are always fun to play with.
Presenting the revered Ghandi, because why not?