Oscars 2016

Cate-Blanchette-Oscars16

I finally have the time to upload some illustrations I did for the Oscars. I think Cate Blanchett was my “best-dressed” in Armani Privé. She always looks elegant no matter what she’s wearing.

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Make Art That Sells – Home Décor

Lisa_Nishimura_Wood_HD2_Week5

Week 5 was all about wood/MDF. This week my board did not come together as planned. It was a really busy week and I got a massive cold and had to work on Saturday and Sunday so this is what I ended up with. I like my elements separately but they don’t go together. Ah well… it was an intense 5 weeks and I’m just proud of myself for submitting a board with more than one product each week.

Make Art That Sells – Home Décor

Lisa_Nishimura_Florals_HD2_Week2

Week 2 was all about fabric. This was probably my favourite week as I got to make up some cute stuffies. I think I need to make them a reality.

This week, I discovered that my colour profiles were all wrong. As I was working from Illustrator and then to importing into Photoshop, I noticed a significant colour shift. It took me a while but I had to go in and re-calibrate my monitor and then fix my colour profiles in Illustrator and Photoshop to match. Now, everything looks the same and there are no surprise colour shifts. Phew!

Cat studies

kitties

So I caved and bought the watercolor brush pack from Kyle T Webster and I figured I could use my cat studies from The White Cat assignment to test them out. Really love how they look so much like watercolour!