I just love creating these. Yesterday I decided to reopen “Whoolio” in photoshop and set about morphing him into a cute little barn owl character…and out popped “Barney” (featured on poster print inset left from $11.40)
Barney has a little more digitally hand painted detail than Whoolio, but he still retains all the big-eyed cartoonish charm. He’s looking fabulous on the range of Zazzle cards, gifts and t-shirts; with each one I’ve kept the same layout formats as the Whoolio products so they can easily be purchased together and coordinate nicely. And to top it off he received a “Todays Best Award” from Zazzle featured on a Barney customizable Avery binder, so I think overall he was very pleased with himself.
Visit the store and see more like these…
|Barney Oval Ornament||Barney T-shirts for all||Barney Personalized Mugs|
|$15.50||from $14.95||from $15.95|
Over the coming days I will also be introducing a range of custom personalized stationery featuring these two adorable little birds too, so if you’re after cute invitations or unique letterhead paper, watch this space as I’ll pop a blog post up once they are done.
Today’s spotlight falls on my little steampunk themed store
The product I’ve chosen to highlight is my Dirigible Air Tour design on a white unisex t-shirt. The design features a 3D effect airship complete with scantily dressed passenger holding her hat on in the basket below. The fantasy balloon is floating across a vintage world map set against the backdrop of Victorian illustrations including the Eiffel Tower! And of course the steampunk theme wouldn’t be complete without the inclusion of a few cogs and gears for that extra mechanical touch.
Steampunk is such a fun theme to design for, definitely a genre where the imagination can work overtime. There are some fantastic artists and designers creating steampunk designs on Zazzle so I thought I’d bring a few of their products into the showcase too.
A few of my favourites…
|Steam Punked Again||Steam Punk Alice||Steampunk All Occasions|
|iPhone 4 Case||Poster Print||Party Invitations|
|by spikeys studio||by AutumnsGoddess||by Zizzago|
Why not drop by the Steampunk Gifts section of the Zazzle marketplace and see lots more of what’s on offer from artists around the world.
WindSong is an enchanting beauty. She is the voice we hear whispering through the leaves. She is the breath we feel on our faces. She blows hot and cold in rage and in calm, but she is always with us night and day.
This artwork is a digital fantasy painting incorporating digital 3D modelling, fractals and watercolour techniques, collaged together to create the final piece. Altogether she has taken me somewhere in the region of 24 working hours to build from scratch and complete. I’ve tried to create a feeling of movement surrounding her. I’ve printed my own giclee proof copy, and I have to say she prints beautifully!
In my AngelMist Gallery she is available from portfolio (11″x15″) right through to the huge size 35″x47″ with prices starting at just $12.45. She is also available on other selected products such as cards, mousemats, keychains and more.