Wednesday, March 31, 2010

projects, projects, projects...

I always seem to forget in the winter that spring is coming. I get into a schedule of coming home from work and spending my downtime working on illustrations relentlessly. That's good, because, of course, then things are completed in a timely fashion...

And the spring arrives.

And suddenly I have the desire to go outside and wander around the yard with my camera... I even stopped on my way home from work a few days ago just to take some pictures. Which means that working on illustrations sometimes comes to a screeching halt.

My desktop is presently filling up with PSDs.
These are some compositions for sarahkdesigns that I'm supposed to be working on, but the outdoors seems to be beckoning me...

tulips & ladybugs
the forest
the koi pond
barn swallows
eastern bluebirds

But they will eventually be finished!
"tulips & ladybugs" is almost done.
I have to draw butterflies for "the forest."
The koi pond just needs to be color edited.
The composition that the barn swallows were drawn for needs to be scanned & filled.
I have yet to compose the background picture for the bluebirds, but I think I have an idea.

I've been procrastinating with some photo editing in the meantime. I got some good shots of the ever elusive pair of bluebird that are scoping out the nest box in the backyard. The bluebirds are a little camera shy.

Hopefully, your spring is productive!


Kerri said...

I LOVE your work ~ and love seeing the stages of it too!

Glitzer said...

I love your drawings! Especially the birds!!! Love them!

Kathy said...

Love your prints - and also your springtime photos. Thanks for visiting my place. I'm a Gemini too!

Glenda said...

Your prints are amazing! So beautiful! I love the cheerfulness of your nature prints - especially the bluebirds. You are very talented!

Like you, I find myself stopping on the roadside or in the middle of chores to grab my camera!

Thanks for visiting my blog!

S. Etole said...

Appreciate your visit ... I enjoy your interpretation of what you see.

jeffgraley said...

Hi Sarah. I like your Blog and your illustrations are great!!! I just started the blog thing, and I'm going around checking on blogs of similar interest to mine. You know, to see if I'm getting it right. Well keep up the good work!!!
Jeff in soggy CT.

cabin + cub said...

they are all so lovely.
i know what you mean about the outside beckoning... yay spring. although i can always count on the rainy days here to keep me inside and productive! ;)

My Life Under the Bus said...

Love the tulips and the birds...birds ROCK !!! LOL

kanishk said...

love your drawings! Especially the birds!
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