February 28, 2009
This is my second portrait of Stephen Harper for the Framing Harper Portrait Contest, sponsored by Art Threat. I chose to focus this time less on his beady little eyes and more on his hair. How does the man who shapes our government policy shape that beastly coiffe? Neither hailstorm, nor windstorm, nor snowstorm, nor sunstorm, nor mediastorm seams to have any effect on his luscious mane. Closer public scrutiny is needed of this storm-proof hair! I know that I myself do not have any answers - not yet - but I do know one thing: the damned hair is hard to draw.
February 15, 2009
Due to participating in Poppytalk's Affordable Art Market, I've given my Etsy page a major overhaul. Head on over to hellokirsten.etsy.com to purchase a number of original drawings done on my swirls series screenprinted postcards, while supplies last. There are a few other goodies over there too.
(Mention this blog in your purchase notes and I'll throw a little present in for you.)