Song inspiration: Yellow, Coldplay – ” Look at the stars Look how they shine for you And all the things you do..Yeah they were all yellow..”
#56 / 100 Days of Songs Illustrated
(Watercolor with cut pieces of art layered on top, 140lb cold press paper)
Original Blog post about the 100 day project
You can find all 100 daily postings of the 100 day project on Instagram @JensImaginings #100DaysOfSongsIllustrated
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During the month of August I will be posting some of my favorite illustrations from my participation in The 100 Day Challenge on Instagram
Day 85 of my 100 days of songs illustrated.
Song inspiration: Six Feet Under by Billie Ellish – “Our love is six feet under I can’t help but wonder if our grave was watered by the rain, would roses bloom?..”
In the video below I am using acrylic paint on 140 lb on cold press paper. If you notice a little difference in the drawing at this stage, I decided to change up the figure midway through the process because the image wasn’t working for me visually.
Working with mixed media, here I am adding watercolor to lower portion of artwork.
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Previous blog posts about the 100 day project:
*The artwork shown in the video is my creation, but the song playing in the background is not. Song by Billie Ellish, titled: Six Feet Under.
The power to truly listen to that which wants to come through you can be a tough thing to accomplish. Life happens, distractions occur but finding a quiet spot to sit and let your mind wander works wonders…. When words find you in that space where your mind fades, magic happens. Sometimes we just need to get out of our own way.
Writing my morning pages brought forth this intuitive sketch..
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Go do that thing that is always on your mind and in your heart!
Just going with the flow, I let the watercolor paint form and take shape on paper until I found the image, The idea for a haunting formed during the process. – watercolor, pen on Canson 140lb paper
Without a plan, I just let the paint take form on paper and this image came forth, as the words “my mind is full” swirled in my head..
Watercolor on paper.
Every so often I like to change things up and create abstract art. I like the freedom and exploration of the process. The past few weeks I have been working on two mixed media paintings simultaneously. Working on these paintings felt like a tug of war, a love hate relationship, a labor of love with lots of juicy layers.
Life in abstract: Acrylic paint, graphite, varnish on handmade wood frame.
Strange lands: Acrylic paint, graphite, varnish on handmade wood frame
my life on a string..
Drawing: Pencil and marker on paper.
Do the things that bring you joy and fills your soul. Create your moments!
This image and the words were on my mind for days, I decided to draw it out and let it flow onto the page.
Illustration: Watercolor and pen on Canson 140 lb paper
Sometimes it feels like you are deep in a frilly mess but then you realize you can change it! If the zipper sticks just grab the scissors!
Sometimes I don’t know who or what will appear when my pencil touches the page but characters are always welcome. Song: Eet by Regina Spektor