Procreate iPad Food Illustrations

Egg and tomato breakfast bagel. I used one of my own brushes that I made in Procreate. The wood texture is from a photo that I photographed from a tree.
I took a learning how to shade in Procreate course on Udemy and this is one of the assignments that I was to do. Create my own ice cream cone and focus on shading and highlights.
A Unicorn Cupcake. After taking a course on your Demi on 15 easy ways to use painting techniques in Procreate, I was able to create this magical unicorn 3-D cupcake.
Here are my Blueberry Pancakes! Thanks again to a Udemy class on painting, I was able to achieve a realistic pancake picture!

Fun Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Art

The one thing as an artist I’ve always wanted to do is be able to draw my beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs. My goal for the year 2021 is to be able to draw them consistently and feel comfortable coloring them in the fun iPad drawing app Procreate. I’ve been taking classes on the website Udemy and Skill Share to learn more about cartoon drawing and painting techniques. Below I would like to show you some of my creations thus far.

This is Sadie, my 8 year old Cavalier Who is dressed up for a day in Paris, France. This gave me a fun way of playing with fashion illustration which I’m very much interested in. I do have to get better at drawing fashion models. The time being, I can add some fashion on my dog!
Here is Sadie throwing a snowball at my other dog, a Labradoodle, Duke. This was a great challenge for me. I’m not used to driving elaborate at all and working on trying to create texture in the image without it looking too messy was quite a balance.

Sadie in a snow globe with a snowman.
I started this right around Christmas and finished it by New Year’s Day. I have three Cavalier King Charles spaniel‘s and one Labradoodle. I really wanted to create a Christmas ornaments for our tree of the four dogs.

Once I start feeling comfortable with my Cavalier King Charles drawings I will branch out to other dogs. I’m looking forward to this year as I hope to really grow with experience using Procreate and cartoon drawing. I am going to take a break from Watercolor for the time being to see how far I can go with this new venture.

Winter Mittens created in Procreate!

Here are my designer mittens that I created with a few of my own brushes. The mitten texture is from a photo of a quilt that I photographed. The fuzzy cuff is from a texture of a close up photograph of a dog bed.

I am having so much fun incorporating my photos into digital drawing in Procreate.

Take time for yourself- Procreate digital drawing Bubble Bath

My sister and I are doing a Instagram challenge for the month of January. One of the prompts was bubble bath. Now with my new fascination on learning everything there is to drawing with the app Procreate, I decided try to draw a bubble bath in Procreate.

What I love about Procreate is I’m able to incorporate my own photography into creating brushes. I used a textured brush that I made from a pine tree photograph to accent and give texture to the plants. With the hair towel, I used a photo of a quilt that I made into a quilt texture brush . The marble floor is from a photograph of a marble floor that I made into a brush.

These are stressful times with Covid, daily life pressures, all the crap that’s happening in the political world. It’s important to take time out for yourself. Do some thing that will give you the peace and quiet that you so deserve. It’s so important to your mental and physical health. So if it’s taking a bubble bath, sitting by the fireplace and reading, going for a walk outside, whatever it may be, take your time.

For me, it’s creating art. Getting lost in my imagination and working on getting my ideas on top paper, the iPad, writing. Taking a walk with my husband and dogs.

What does me time look like for you?

If you’re interested in joining this challenge on Instagram, we welcome all mediums, you could do one or all prompts, whatever works for you. Just use the #januart2021

Watercolor Food Illustration

Food illustration has become my passion these days. There is something about spending my time looking at food and trying to capture the exact look of the food or drinks. Here are my latest watercolor of food and drinks!

 

All of my watercolor is on Arches Cold Press 300 g/m

My watercolor paint that I am using is Windsor and Newton tubes and Sennelier L’Aquarelle Watercolor pan set

pancakeswithberry

Pancakes with blueberries and strawberries. 

lemon meringue

Lemon Meringue Pie

Strawberrychoccake

Chocolate Strawberry Cake. I find it hard to get the plate down correctly. I am more comfortable with just the food illustration. I need to continue to work on pushing myself out of my comfort zone with watercoloring the plate.

three real donuts

Chocolate Donuts. I enjoy watercolor that shows a photorealism.

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Raccoon in a Lollipop Candy store. 

Salmon rolls183

Salmon sashimi, this is a mix of watercolor and macron pen.

Spaghetti

Spaghetti with tomatoe sauce. This was a first for me to draw and watercolor a fork. Again this is a mix for watercolor and macron pen.

Orange Vokha drink

Sunset Vodka Drink with Strawberry. Another challenge for me is getting the ice cubes and glass rim perfect and less sloppy.

All of my watercolor food illustrations are on my Zazzle shops.

Zazzle Daphsamsart

Zazzle.com daphsam greeting card

DaphXine’s Art Challenge Desserts Art Challenge~ Week 1 Cookies or Biscuits

My Sister and I have started an art challenge on instagram and here!

Check out more at my sistter’s site: Desserts Art Challenge: DaphXine’s Art

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So break out your art supplies or camera and tag #dessertsartchallenge #daphsam #xinesegalascreativearts

 

Watercolor Show And Tell

Here are my latest watercolor and illustrations!

For a Beach challenge I had to watercolor a pool float! So I wanted to create some thing that was a little bit more exciting than just a pool floats without a background. So I did this fun water pattern with my float.
This is for a flower watercolor challenge, dahlias. I decide to do painterly Dahlias.
For another flower art challenge, this is a realistic Peony to the best of my ability!
For the beach challenge, I had to watercolor a sun hat. So this gave me a great opportunity to practice my female profile illustrations.
Again for the beach challenge, I had to watercolor a fish. So I decided to work on my watercolor background and draw my beta fish in ink.
This was for a doodle wash challenge, I had to create a raspberry tart. This was a lot of fun to work on as I love to illustrate food.

The Love Of Lemon Patterns!

Lemons are so refreshing a lovely to look at. They are a trendy pattern that sells at many online stores. I wanted to experience the fun create a design of Lemons with my watercolor.  So below are my Lemon Watercolor that I have put on some products at Zazzle.

Watercolor Lemons Pattern Recipes 3 Ring Binder

Watercolor Lemons Pattern Recipe Book

Watercolor Lemons Birthday Party Napkins

Watercolor Lemons Birthday Party Napkins

 

As you will see, I always use the name, Sadie, who is my adorable Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

Watercolor Lemons Congratulations On New Home Wine Label

Watercolor Lemons Congratulations On New Home Wine Label A lovely wine label with Lemons watercolor for a Housewarming gift!Watercolor Lemon Pattern We've Moved Postcard

Watercolor Lemon Pattern We’ve Moved Postcard Watercolor Lemon pattern for your moving announcement! Change the font, size, wording to make it work for you.

Watercolor Lemons Pattern Shower Curtain

 

Watercolor Lemons Pattern Shower Curtain Watercolor Lemons Patten for your trendy bathroom decor!