Wednesday, June 3, 2015

have a seat, part three



after illustrating lots of these little chairs,
i'm learning a lot by adding different styles to my "collection"!





some are easier than others, 
and some look a little wonky, no matter how long you work on them 
(i may have worked on this one a little too long….)




so when i've had too much of a brown bar stool,
there's nothing like a sweet little garden chair 
with a little blue birdie to lighten things up a bit.





and then it's on to the ultimate challenge….the papasan,
which i've also dubbed as "the neptune chair"….
because i'll have to practice this one many, many times to be able
to draw that cushion so it doesn't look like a giant seashell!  :))
oh well, as they say….
chair-practice makes chair-perfect,
and keeping the process fun makes a lot of chair-happy!!


i'll be sharing a video soon showing all ten chairs together...
 you can also see other chairs in this series here and here!



{these chairs were inspired by one of the lessons taught by
to create these illustrations, i've cut 140lb CP watercolor paper to 6" x 6", 
and i've used watercolor, a little colored pencil, and graphite pencils}




11 comments:

Isabel said...

Fantásticas sus sillas. Me encantan todas!!!! Besos!

Isabel said...

Fantásticas sus sillas. Me encantan todas!!!! Besos!

Michelle Gregory said...

so cute!

Jeanette said...

Lori,
Oh my gracious!!! This series is fabulous! I'd love one of each and can't wait to see your video! How fun. The colors, lettering and watercolor - A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!!
XoXoX,
Jeanette

Createology said...

I adore your chairs and each one seems to be my favorite. Of course now I want a big bowl of ice cream while sitting in a blue "Neptune" chair as I am being sung to by a beautiful blue birdie. June JOY Dear...

Sandi Keene said...

SO happy to see more of your beautiful chairs! Each one individually lovely.

sharrilou said...

Absolutely adore your chair series.

Sandy said...

Your chairs are really wonderful!!!!
Sandy xx

Jo C said...

Ditto everyone else! It's so nice to have you back blogging regularly.

Cathy Michels said...

Love your chairs! It tickled me to see the 1970's one - you captured every detail!

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