Posts Tagged ‘art’
Hodge Podge is my new favorite place.
It’s a coffee shop and gallery that’s been open for about three months now. Thursdays they have open crafts (so far, just knitters) and open mike night. We munched on bacon cheese roles, iced coffee, and was serenaded as we knitted.
Also, it’s on my bike rout from home and the post office.
So people should buy more stuff from my store so I have an excuse to stop in at the awesome coffee shop. I may have to do a cartoon about the little girl and her friend “Bruiser” the pit bull at the junk yard next door.
I always get the feeling that behind these elegant, noble women there’s something sinister. Each time I draw a lady in elaborate garb I just can’t help but add a little dash of “uh oh”. Almost without my knowing, a dash of red bleeds through the embroidered skirt or in this case, sharp claws peak out from velvet cuffs. Almost as if a woman who is this meticulously put together would eat you alive without getting a single spot on her gown.
Costume taken from “The Mode in Costume” by R. Turner Wilcox, the first Garment. New York Charles Scribner’s Sons 1944 Copyright 1942 by R. Turner Wilcox.
I didn’t have a commission for ustream and just started painting this. The boobs came out so well that the top just turned into a bikini top and then it had to be something kick butt so either fur or leather and the ax just went along with it. She has blue feathers on her arm and a gold ring holding her top together. I wonder if Angel’s halo changes size as needed.