New Project…Under the Sea

New Project…Under the Sea

I have always loved the sea, well looking at it at least. There is something magical and breathtaking about it and of course it is home to some of the most wondrous creatures and plants.I love a good coastal theme too so it was on natural to use the ocean and its  contents as a …

Hello Sailor! – New Art

Hello Sailor! – New Art

Good news, today I’m going to introduce you to some new animal art! Huzzah! I did this little illustrative piece a couple of weeks ago and it’s featuring one of my favourite characters that I’ve created…Sammy Seal. Here she is in all of her glory: Sammy Seal features in a childrens book that I wrote …

Prints!

Prints!

Hello everyone! Prints of my work are now available on Society 6, don’t worry that the currency is in dollars you are able to ship to the UK. http://society6.com/GraceOwen I also have some more prints available on Folksy, you’d be ordering/purchasing them directly from myself on there (but I am limited at the moment to …

Is that a…Wizard Bird?

Is that a…Wizard Bird?

Is that a...WIzard Bird?

This magical little bird appeared to me in doodle form on a slow day at work. He has since been sketched (as you can see) and is currently being brought to life on my computer screen. I am thinking of some exciting stories about him, although I’m yet to give him a name, poor bird. He looks happy enough at the moment.

That’s it from me tonight, short and sweet. I’ve been ill with a bad cold so forgive me AND there will be more exciting posts soon!

The Wolf (New Painting)
Painting in Progress – Fairy!

Painting in Progress – Fairy!

Hello all, Good morning hope you aren’t too cold in the dastardly Winter weather. Yes, I am being typically British and always complaining about the weather – the frost looks pretty though. As you know if you have read my blog before (if not hello, welcome take a look around) a lot of my art …

Painting in Progress!

Painting in Progress!

Hello all, Good morning hope you aren’t too cold in the dastardly Winter weather. Yes, I am being typically British and always complaining about the weather – the frost looks pretty though. As you know if you have read my blog before (if not hello, welcome take a look around) a lot of my art …

More Fairies!

More Fairies!

Hello Fairy Followers!

I haven’t updated for a while – sorry about that – I have been busy being a Father Christmas like soul making babygrows and cushions then send them off to their new home. I didn’t really have anything new to put on here so today I have a treat for you all. Although, if you follow me on facebook  www.facebook.com/pages/Graces-Creations/221906364510343 (there’s the link there if you don’t :P) you will have already seen it. I have a new fairy on the way so here is the initial sketch for you;

ImageHere is also the beginning of it being coloured;

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…naturally it’ll probably look completely different when completed but as usual I’ll do a ‘painting in progress’ report as I go. “Report” sounds completely boring…they are quite interesting (Promise!) I actually like the sketchiness of the first picture, I think it’d make a good graphic design for a T-shirt or bag, so I’ll be sure to keep that version of it and have an experiment with it as a design. Oh isn’t being an artist fun?

At the moment I have also started doing a course in graphic design and web design which has taken up a lot of my time, but hopefully when I complete it I’d be able to make a fantastic fantasy fairy website and lots of fairy motifs as well. We shall see!

Anyway, have a lovely day and please tell me if you’ve seen a partridge in a pear tree and please take a picture of it.

Until next time Fairy Followers!

(I really am quite strange)

New Fairies!

New Fairies!

Hello Fairy Folk! Just a brief blog from me today to show you the paintings I have been working on recently. I have been busy lately creating a series of new fairies enjoying the changing weather (some one has to) I have two versions of each digital painting, one in black and white and one …

Spring Sleeping (Painting in Progress)

Spring Sleeping (Painting in Progress)

Hello Fairy Followers, I started this painting probably a couple of weeks ago now, unfortunately I completely forgot to take some step by step photos so here we have the almost finished version. Like a lot of my fairy paintings it is inspired by the seasons, I love the colours of Autumn. I wanted to …