2011-10-26

Journey to Lapland

Huhu :)

do you remember this post? During my summer holidays I worked on a 5 pieces serial of illustrations for the exhibition, I currently have together with my lovely flatmates.

I already showed you the first sketches, now I want to show you the final illustrations :)

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Some Wips:

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I worked with acrylic colors on blue painted wood! It was my first time working with wood so it took me a lot of time to figure out how to work with this material...

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I really love how the texture of the wood comes through <3


Some Close Ups:

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The bunny looks a bit creepy in the close up XD

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Suspicious :O

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I think the swan is my favorite bit of all five pictures <3

And the paintings in the exhibition room:

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There were so many people at the opening. It was really amazing. I'll talk more about this wonderful evening soon :)

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It's so nice, how the huge arcs frame our pictures. It looked very nice together although all of us have so different drawing and painting styles.

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Here they are (at least three of them XD).

(exhibition pictures haven't been shot by me :) thanks a lot for the pictures girls<3)


Actually, this five paintings are a remake of a project I did almost one year ago in Finland. I also made a blogpost about it so if you're interested, you can read it here. At that time, I only had two days to finish all five paintings so they turned out very small and unpolished. I always wanted to redo them so I took the chance when I had to decide on a project for the exhibition :) The new version turned out completely different but they're still not that, what I initially wanted them to look like. I still really love, how they turned out so I'll give up on this XD There's no way, I'll paint them a third time *lol*

Oh... and I think I won't touch my brishes and acrylic colors for a while *laughs* I'm really not patient enough to work with these materials. I'm a color pencil and Marker person...

I'll be back soon with more stuff from the exhibition :)
Bye bye
Kathi

Kommentare:

  1. die sind wirklich sehr schön!
    Das mit dem Wald und das mit dem Feuer und der Spiegelung im Eis gefällt mir besonders.

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  2. These are wonderful! And very mori :)

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