Meet Lucy

Lucy

Here’s the first spread I did in my character journal.  It is a small moleskine journal that measures around 6 by 8 inches.  The dragonflies are die cuts from K&Company and the circle flowers are pieces of a print I had made with the Gelli plate.  I drew and painted in the character and asked my granddaughter Tena what I should call her.  Right away she said “Lucy”.  I think that the name Lucy fits her perfectly.

Lucy 2

Here’s a close up of Lucy.  If you haven’t seen the new animate anything app, you should go check it out.  I animated Lucy on my phone and it is so awesome (although a bit freaky) to see your character come to life!  I wanted to post the animation here but it doesn’t look like WordPress supports the file.

I’m working on finishing up a larger painting that I had started probably about a year ago and am also almost finished with another spread in my character journal.  Happy creating!

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6 thoughts on “Meet Lucy

  1. Lucy is fabulous! Her face is so sweet and I love all the texture and detail in your painting. I too have been playing with that animating app. My kids dragged out loads of my paintings to experiment with. I haven’t figured out how to even save the video file though. Quite freaky, as you say.

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  2. Pleased to meet you Lucy! She is precious with that sweet dragonfly fluttering around her and I love the colours you worked with, both exuding a delicacy yet strength to them at the same time. She is an adorable character and hope we get to meet with her again.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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