I’ve been posting a few WiP* sketches over on my at account: Sil_artscribe, on Instagram and Facebook (I use my usual twitter account for my art as well, no changes there).
Mixed media collage (Heart Words); Fantasy pen/watercolour sketch (can you guess the inspiration for it?); Tarot Card study, from concept to colour tests.
Here they are:
Tarot Card study
*Work in Progress
Filed under Art, drawing, my art
I have donated four postcard reproductions of my work to this event 🙂
This is the website for the event: NDPartsale
And some Press attention (which is always nice) here.
Let me know what you think if you have a chance to go!
Gorgeous and cheeky work by artist Catherine Cronin. The proof that what appears simple can explode with character and mischief. Love this piece!
Cat Among the Pigeons Press
I printed this cheeky pair recently; not my usual style, what do you think?
(© Catherine Cronin)
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I love both. Traditional Ukiyo-e Japanese art, waterbased inks and block-printing technique – something that definitely inspired me since a young age, and something I plan on practicing a lot more and soon.
And cats! I love all sorts of pets, and cats are funny, and very inspiring.
This is an article on the exhibition Life of Cats – there is also a link to a virtual tour of the art.
Cats and Japanese block-printing ukuyo-e prints
Do you have any favourites? I’m intrigued by the relations between humans and pets, and art is a beautiful way to explore it.
This weekend I’m going to take part in the Liverpool Artist Book Fair: I have new Artist Books to show and get feedback on and I’m excited!
Next week there will be a much needed update to the blog, with all my latest news, photos, and links to my brand new RedBubble and Etsy shops (shameless, I know 🙂
More precisely, a cover I drew for the Creative Non Fiction competition “Tales from Within” (CNF on Stem Cells)
Book Cover by Silvia Barlaam – “Tales from Within” CNF on Stem Cells
The event will be on Wednesday 23rd October 2013, 7.00 for 7.30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
“Brave New Words: a celebration of words and science
For millennia, the sciences have fired the imagination. We react to the world around us with awe and curiosity. In order to understand and experience it, we tell ourselves stories. Some of these stories we describe as fiction and some as non-fiction. But all stories, just like all science, can teach.
These stories, once spread as myths and folklore, now come in the form of prose, comics, blogs and poems. But questions arise about how best to communicate science. How accurate must writers of fiction be? Can non-fiction authors be inventive or poetic? What forms are most effective at imparting knowledge and which are best at gripping the imagination?”
For more info, refer to the adorable Barbara Melville of Illicit Ink (and other things!) at keyeri.net