Ciara Barsotti impressive ink series shows us all you accomplish with a great can-do attitude! “This ink drawing series started two years ago after taking a drawing class at Cabrillo College with Rebecca Ramos. For my final project I decided to break out of my perfectionism and do a series of drawings completely freehand in […]
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Get ready for Halloween and follow along with these two as they draw this cute little flying critter!
Drawing faces can be quiet intimidating, but here are some basics to help you get started.
With illustrator Haley Brown’s “Coping Calendar,” tune in to want’s important: “I’m currently working on the third iteration of an illustrated annual calendar I create, ‘The Coping Calendar.’ This piece draws intimately from my own experiences and is deeply inspired by place. Each of the twelve images has emerged from quiet contemplation, often outside: watching […]
Everything comes full circle in the illustrative work of Madison Wanamaker: “I am constantly inspired by the mysterious macabre beauty of Santa Cruz, I didn’t grow up here so I feel like I have a unique perspective and appreciation for this weird little town. I mean, hidden little Evergreen Cemetery, the river running through Henry […]
Get lost in the intricate imagery of illustrator, Doug Edwards’ creations: “I often draw in local cafes, restaurants and bars, incorporating people and landmarks, though most of my work is from my imagination. I use pen on coffee stained paper, moleskine sketchbooks and paper tablecloths and placemats.” “I just finished remodeling a home in Capitola […]
These paintings, by Ian Wing, may be small in scale, but are huge in detail and character! “Watercolor studies to capture just a portion of the abundant nature and beauty of Santa Cruz. Sunset is the best time around here.” “I grew up in San Jose, so I’d visit the boardwalk often as a kid. […]
Multi-talented, Lee Maverick, has lots of art to share and some stories to tell! “I have always been an artist. I am obsessed with making things look good, even things that are not normally considered ‘artistic.’ People say that I am very organized so art is a logical extension of that. I had a rock […]
Dom Guerena prefers to let his artwork do the talking for itself. “Lived [in Santa Cruz] for some years now and it’s a beautiful place and I love it.” View more of Dom’s work on Instagram.
Artist, Ciara Barsotti shares with us her series: “Space Cowgirls: An Exploration into Anachronistic Dreamscapes.” It is currently up at Lulu Carpenter’s through the month of July and will be at the Abbey in August. “I’ve loved adventure stories from the old west and science fiction since I was a kid (I drew nothing but […]