09 September 2014

Thesis'in away!

Hi everyone!

I've been super busy working on thesis lately, so not a lot of art made available to the public yet.  I worked on a painting in my spare time, however, so I'd love to share that with you!

This is my friend Danny.  He's a pretty funny kid so follow him on vine or twitter!


until next time (which hopefully won't be so long of a break in between),
-carla

P.S.  I'm on tumblr now, so you can check some rougher sketches there.

18 April 2014

BRB

Sorry for the delay, I've been bustin' my butt and am working on a short film!  Proper blog post to come soon.


if you do the things you love, and you do it with the people you love, then can it really ever be considered work?  

I don't think so.

-carla

03 March 2014

Sketches

Here are some scans of my notebook as of late:


Sketches from Mexico

Sketches from Prepro crits


Sketches from when my awesome DFA teacher let us go outside to sketch with a couple mixed in from a business trip in Orlando from a couple weekends back.

Oh, and I turned 21 a couple weeks ago.  I still don't feel any different.

-Carla


15 January 2014

Un-hiding my work

This blog has been a little barren lately for the reason that I am never satisfied as my work.  As an artist, I think it's hard for us to let go of our pieces and not to see our own faults reflected in them every time we look at it.  Last semester was tumultuous for many reasons, and one of them was that I feel prey to not trusting my intuition as an artist, to the point where I became afraid to create.  I was too afraid of failure.  I go through this process sometimes and it's important for me to always remember that it's okay to struggle, because we all do.

After a very refreshing winter break with much needed time with family (some of whom I hadn't seen in 3 years), I feel better than ever before.  Here's to embracing the failures and learning from them, and creating no matter what.

Here's some process work for a piece I created last semester:

I started by brainstorming different thumbnails for pieces I could do.  I ultimately chose the third one.


Many sketches and drawovers later, I achieved the final piece.



I wasn't completely happy with it and felt that some parts had turned out better than others.  I want to go back into this, but cropping the piece:



I hope that you always remember that it's okay to fail, and more importantly, remember to get back up when you do.
-Carla