I recently illustrated the mascot for Good Dog Deals, a place to find the best online deals for your dog brought to you by the popular site 3milliondogs.com. This is such a fun on-going project because they have me create new versions of him for holidays and occasions. Here are a few that I've done so far!
This was my last week participating in the class, Make Art That Sells, taught by super star art agent, Lilla Rogers. Our last assignment was to design a zipper pouch using mirrored elements and imagery of items from our personal collections. A close up: "So Anne," you are thinking, "you collect Pegasus' (Pegasuses...Pegasi)?" No, you got me. But unfortunately for me, I don't collect anything. I let this freak me out for a few days and then I said to myself, "Screw it! I'm just going to do whatever I want." So I did. And you know what? I'm glad I did because instead of trying to force myself to be something I am not and being unhappy with the result, it turned out so ME and I freaking love it. Yay! So, the big lesson this week is to embrace what I love to do and what I am naturally good at (whimsical) and to stop trying to force designs that are sophisticated or mature. Children's market - here I come!
I ordered a new iphone today and I paid a million dollars for it. Just kidding. Not a million, but it felt like it. Like many of you I now primarily use my iphone as my camera, and so I am constantly running out of storage space. Oh you wanted to take a video of your adorable dog? Well you can't. Because you already took 100 videos of your adorable dog and there isn't any more room. So I ended up getting the new iphone 5s with 64gb so that I will have room for all of my shenanigans. And it was expensive. Ouch. So now on to more important things, like, what case am I going to get? Here is a new one I designed that is now up on Society6.
Samples came in today of the Puppy Love Valentine's Day boxes!
Pug Peek for JuicyCanvas.com
I'm starting a series of dog portraits for JuicyCanvas.com. Soon you will be able to buy them and put them on a canvas, t-shirt, phone case and more!