End of August-Beginning of September 2017

August is over and September started, how fast time flies when one is having fun 😀

Let’s take a look at this past week and talk about plans for September:

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

Again, done two paintings, both on Sunday

This one is for @artofpastel instagram challenge (will go on instagram on Tuesday as per community rules)

irises and tulips pastel green rain art

love blues and yellows in this bouquet!

This one is drawn from my head, I am noticing that a tiny house pops up often in my paintings

autumn woods green rain art pastel

even though it’s still quite hot, I can feel the autumn in the air, can’t wait to see all the gold on the trees

Plans for September: To carry on with the challenge. A friend suggested I use my pastels in another home decor collection, so I might work on that too.

2. Make Art That Sells (my MATS adventures can be seen on instagram under the tag #greenrainartmats): Interesting week working on Ceramics. Learned so much, yet again. It was also a week of self-doubt and questioning myself and my abilities. But in the end I resolved to have fun and drew objects I want to have in the house.

ANYA_KOPOTILOVA_LEJARDIN_HD4_WEEK4

I especially want the houses lanterns 🙂

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

In order to prepare for this assignment I worked on my lettering:

Plans for September: I still have one week to go in my Home Dec class, the wood! I have to study a final unit of my Mats A class before another Live course dedicated to Children’s illustration.

I have just signed up to FolioFocus 10 week class, it’s my first time and I am very excited!

 

3. For #greenrainartfromlife I drew two balls of yarn. I am planning to continue with the challenge throughout the September

yarn green rain art colored pencils

my kids have clothes made out of these 😀

4. For 52 weeks illustration challenge (all drawings for this challenge can be now seen under #greenrainart52w tag on instagram) I drew self-care bucket list. Will continue with weekly drawings throughout the month of September as well

self care bucket list green rain art

now I just need to follow it!

5. More quick doodles for my illustrated journal (See all on instagram under #greenrainartij ), I tried to include some lettering in it as well

green rain art ij september

I tried to include some lettering in it as well

So there it is. Surface and pattern will be my main priority in September, most likely. I am also working on some new holiday cards. I have a few up in my Etsy shop already, and more are coming shortly.

Hope everyone has a lovely week!

Love,

Anya

As always, please find me on Instagram,  FacebookPinterest and Etsy

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