Author Archives: Jade Illustrates

About Jade Illustrates

Woman, Artist, Illustrator, Traveler, Picture Taker, Worrier, Baker, Over Thinker, Perfectionist, Vegan, Blogger, BFA Grad, Future Educator...

Adele

“Adele” July 2011 14″ x 17″ Acrylic Washes and Colored Pencils on Bristol It’s musician week on Sketchery and I’ve been meaning to create a portrait of Adele so it was really the perfect excuse to finally draw her!   … Continue reading

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Monsieur Mustache

I have always enjoyed drawing feminine, delicate things. You know, flowers, fashionable ladies, ruffles and the like. Last March, I finally decided to add more manliness to my portfolio while also experimenting with digital media. I created Monsieur Mustache. There are … Continue reading

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“Cynthia”

“Cynthia” April 2011 8″ x 10″ 6B pencil drawing, scanned and colored digitally Just doodling and thought I would scan and add some color to this little lady… Original:

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Art For Japan {Kinkaku-ji}

“Kinkaku-ji” March 2011 12″ x 18″ Ink and Gouache on Strathmore Cold Press Watercolor Paper Meg and Alice Hunt decided that they wanted to do something for those affected by the horrendous earthquakes and tsunamis that devastated Japan on March 11, 2011. They … Continue reading

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“Makeover Feud”

“Makeover Feud” March 2011 14″ x 14″ 3B pencil drawing, scanned and colored digitally Are you familiar with the web comic, Briar Hollow? It is a fun and touching series created by one of my dearest friends, Terry Blas. The … Continue reading

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“Elliott”

“Elliott” March 2011 22″ x 30″ Stonehenge Paper Ink and Gouache I wanted to create a piece commemorating singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, who is a key musical influence to not only my boyfriend Cory but musicians all over the world. He … Continue reading

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“Floating in the Warmth of Summer’s Leaves”

“Floating in the Warmth of Summer’s Leaves” March 2011 8″ x 8″ Watercolor Are you familiar with Float On? I first heard about it a couple months back from photographer Lisa Warninger (who I have been fortunate enough to work … Continue reading

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