August 21-27,2017

Wow, what a week! Eclipse, birthday, start of school for my kiddos. Tons of art stuff happening at the same time and tons of plans to make a reality.

A quick recap of this week:

Pastel ((See all on instagram under #greenrainartpastels ):

Made two paintings this week

First for the instagram marathon (since there are rules about a specific time when it should be posted , I haven’t put it there just yet). I am so happy with it!

green rain art red peppers

my second one has a lot of red as well, however I overworked it quite a bit. I wonder what went wrong, but I was a bit distracted in the beginning and probably messed it up then

green rain art rose garden pastel

2. Make Art That Sells (my MATS adventures can be seen on instagram under the tag #greenrainartmats): Week 3 of Home Decor class was all about glass. It was probably the hardest for me to understand, and at the same time, I had the most fun creating pieces for assignment. I was done in record time receiving the assignment on Wednesday morning and being all done by Thursday night. I had the most fun making a glass bead mobile, I hope to have it in the flesh one day too.

ANYA_KOPOTILOVA_LE_JARDIN_HD4_WEEK3

for the rest of the week I made some patterns from my assignments

mats home decor patterns

my prep exercises consisted of watercolor birdies

watercolor birds green rain art

and black marker doodles of flowers

flower doodles green rain art

 

Don’t forget to check out a special page on this blog dedicated to my Home Dec endeavors.

3. For #greenrainartfromlife I drew a bunny that belongs to my little girl.

soft bunny drawing

I drew this bunny almost 2 years ago, so it was fun to compare the progress

bunny drawing art progress

2017 vs. 2015

4. I did two drawings for 52 weeks illustration challenge (all drawings for this challenge can be now seen under #greenrainart52w tag on instagram)

“Sadness” was the theme of last week and I tried something completely different, loose painting with watercolor, and a face (I don’t draw a lot of faces)

sadness watercolor painting green rain art

For this week “Deep” was the theme, and I went for Deep sea anglerfish, drawn in marker

deep sea anglerfish drawing green rain art

5. More quick doodles for my illustrated journal (See all on instagram under #greenrainartij )

green rain art illustrated journal 2

Next week will be all about new MATS Home Dec assignment, a small commission drawing I am doing for a friend and hopefully some free painting in pastel and watercolor. I want to make more patterns too, I put up some on Spoonflower, and as soon as I get proofs I hope to start making them available for anyone interested.

Have a lovely end of August, everyone!

 

Love,

Anya

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