IF: Burning, among Other Things

November 18, 2010


 Illustration Friday . . .

This is my Illustration Friday entry for "Burning," illustrating something that I try to avoid burning...but sometimes I'm distractible. :) This was also my entry for They Draw and Cook, and it will be published in the TDAC cookbook!

. . . & Other Things

When I get a few sketching moments, I've been working on an illustration inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's beautiful poem, "The Last Ship." There are still a lot of willow leaves to finish . . . and sketching has been a bit slower because I've also been working on . . . 


. . . a new 18" doll dress pattern, inspired by the "Hooverette" house dresses of the 1930s, now available for download at my sewing pattern site, Hint of History.

And . . .
If you love golden age illustrations like I do, here's a link to the online book Old French Fairy Tales, with high-resolution illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett.

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4 comments

  1. lol, looks like you have more creative instincts than should be able to fit into one brain! I love your cooking illo. TDAC is one of my favorite sites too.

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  2. Beautiful sketches. Everything ROCKS Amanda!

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  3. your illustrations are so wonderful...I love Tolkien's work

    do come and play at Whimsical Wednesday: http://dthaase.blogspot.com

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