Ever After 2016 – Snow White

I managed to finish my Snow White painting!! (Although she looks a bit like a Dark Elf Vampire!!)
This painting scared the hell out of me, I just didn’t know if I could make it, in the end I dived in and did the best I could, I concentrated on the face and making her an emotional character as that is what I enjoy most in my paintings. I try to make people that I could really know whilst looking at them, and I do feel that I know her..
snow white painting art joanne seale
snow white painting art joanne seale

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RIP my lovely Sydney, I will always love you xxx

My beautiful cat Sydney died on November 3rd 2016, she was 16, I cant look at her picture without crying so I’m going to leave this post at that, but may add to it later on with more details of our life together etc.

sydney

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Ever After – Snow White progress

I haven’t been here for ages.. sorry about that, it has been a really difficult year for me due to a range of environmental factors that I haven’t spoken about much about here. Its why my creative output has been so low..
However I’m in the process of dealing with this, which will unfortunately mean moving out of my home, I have no idea where I’ll be moving to but hopefully somewhere less noisy and polluted, with more nature, landscapes and historical buildings to inspire me. :)
So all in all its a positive thing and as they say ‘all change is good’.
I think that when we make positive changes in our lives the universe shifts a little to help us on our way, its why standing still is never really a good option although it can be comfortable.
I managed to make a little more progress on Snow White and will try to complete her over the weekend :)
snow white progress joanne sealesnow white progress joanne seale

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Ever After 2016 – Snow White work in progress

Hello all, I hope you are well and looking forward to the weekend? It’s going to be HOT here in London so I might just stay in my ‘woman cave’ and paint all weekend :) not really I will be visiting my sister and doing a riverside walk.
I also need to tame my garden, it was always supposed to be a wildlife garden but things have become a bit too overgrown this year.
Here is the beginnings of a painting I’m making for the Snow White – Ever After 2016 class, I still have a long way to go with it but I’m liking it so far.
I’ve also started a Patreon page to host some of my ‘Watch me paint’ videos, please do take a look if you enjoy watching people paint to nice music with voice overs :)
https://www.patreon.com/user?u=790187
snow white painting art wip joanne seale

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Hello

Hi, I feel I haven’t been here for ages! I put my painting on hold for a while as I moved jobs and am also in the middle of planning the refurbishment of my home ahead of a possible move.
A lot has happened over the last few weeks but I managed to do some painting over the weekend! whoo..
The job move (I just changed departments) has gone really well and I’m getting stuck into using After Effects again after a long break. It’s such an amazing program for making motion graphics and adding effects to video.
I’ve also found a new area to possibly move to, it has everything I like – history, nature and artiness. I’m trying to visit it as much as possible to see if I still like it after the novelty has worn off ;)

I did some sketching in my art journal and tested my new Dylusions paints, they are AMAZING! highly pigmented in bright colours and transparent, such a joy to use, I’ve been using them with my new Tombow watercolour markers and they seem to be made for each other.
I’m really happy to be working in my art journal again, its soo freeing!
I should have more paintings from my Ever After 2016 course to share soon too
art journal painting joanne seale

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Ever After 2016 – Finished Beauty and the Beast illustration

I really enjoyed making the mixed media Beauty and the Beast illustration, its mainly watercolour, which I am really out of practice with, and I also used coloured pencils as well as inks.
Beauty Beast painting joanne seale

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Ever After 2016 – Beauty and the Beast sketch

Here is the sketch for the next fairy tale we are interpreting in Ever After 2016
I really enjoyed drawing the beast!
beaut and beast sketch art joanne seale

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