Personal project ( 2018 )
Once again, thank you to all of you who took part in my #jazh2800 art event and had conversations with me, however brief they were!
I started this on 24th May and I took over 3 months to complete all 28 portraits, along with my other art projects as well as my day job. Guess I was preparing myself for the pace of Inktober. I think my aesthetic, concepts as well as craft and skill have grown over these 3 months and I’m looking forward to working on the ideas I have up next. I’ve learnt the ebbs and flow of my work process, and that I really shouldn’t rush myself or do art when I am feeling terrible about life or me.
01/28: First portrait features @tsilbern and her adorable baby with amazing smiles that lit up my drawing experience.
02/28: For @raeborn who loves Lord of the Rings and Star Wars! Made you into a Dark Elf Sith Lord who wears pastel pink cause I didn’t want to go too much to the dark side…
03/28: For @atiqahyun whose smile is always sunny! 🌼
04/28: For @caty_giudici who loves cats! I guess it’s back to basics for me, and learning something new now: ballpoint drawing without any pencil sketches beforehand.
05/28: For @xandrawanderlustwho loves unicorns, elephants and peonies. Here’s a fantasy themed drawing of you!
06/28: For @_methinart.h_ who loves hydrangeas! Hope you don’t mind me giving you really big hair to go with the adorable balls of flowers!
07/28: for @capricapeta_sou who loves the sun and sunflowers, hence depicted as a sun goddess! 🌻
08/28: for @m.xrisx who loves traditional Japanese patterns and foxes
09/28: For dear @snmeow who has been an immense source of motivation and loves cats, very very much! 🐈
11/28: For @mocopink.art who loves japanese food and onigiri! 🌼 do check out her Instagram if you like adorable illustrations filled with cheerful colours!
12/28: For @ludiasart who loves lily of the valley (do check out her account! She’s got an art event going on!) 🌿 When I saw her photograph, I couldn’t help but picture her drawn in the Art Nouveau style!
13/28: for @sleeplessclinicwho loves lilies and carnations!
14/28: for @ozcrunchy who loves plants, cats, the quiet and details in life! Thank you Mel for taking part in my art event, glad to have met you during Public Garden! 🐈🌿🐈🌿
17/28: For @strawberrimihlk who loves jellyfish and has such beautiful curls! I’m jelly of your hair 😍
18/28: for @yuki_tanaka._ 🌹
21/28: for @tah_1384 who owns this lovely kitty. Enjoyed painting this piece especially the little paws. 🐈
22/28: for @haddipaige who loves to watch clouds by the beach! ☁️
23/28: for @kier_t who loves vampires! 💉 do check out Kier’s art as well!
24/28: for @mar_de_lio who loves how I draw flowers. Thank you so much for your constant support and for gracing my instagram feed with so many of your lovely art that intertwines florals with the female form! 🌸
25/28: for @ofthesea_draws who loves whales. Your photo reminded me of the sea and oceans so much, I was inspired to draw your favourite whales tossing and swimming around you. 🐋
26/28: for @xamberlouise3 who loves sleeping, here’s you as a dream witch! Thank you for taking part in my art event!! 🔮