Illustration commission for wedding gift

I was asked to do a commission of a couple for someone to give to them as a wedding gift. After seeing a few photos of the couple together, I did some roughs. Below is the rough that worked best, and the final colour is at the bottom. Rough is in Colerase blue pencil; colourContinue reading “Illustration commission for wedding gift”

Poussey & Taystee

Life and work has been busy, so I haven’t been able to do many OITNB sketches lately – but watching season 3 now has made me want to do the rest of the cast! Up next: Poussey & Taystee with their fun antics ๐Ÿ™‚ I did this one digitally. Stay tuned for more of theContinue reading “Poussey & Taystee”

“Christmas in Connecticut” sketch

This past Christmas, things did not go as planned. [Such is life!] However, I managed one sketch earlier on in December, based on a classic Christmas film “Christmas in Connecticut” [1945]. Next year I hope to do a lot more based on my fav holiday films! ๐Ÿ™‚

Inktober 2014 sketches

Life has been CRAZY lately with lots of work [most of which I cannot post!], so I wasn’t able to do as many Inktober sketches this year as I would have liked. HOWever, I managed to squeeze out a few, here they are ๐Ÿ™‚ A real disguise. [pencil crayon, brush pen] A doggy from Gastown.Continue reading “Inktober 2014 sketches”

Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern is holding my sketch!

A few months back, I decided to do a sketch series based on the much-loved characters from BBC’s “Downton Abbey”. Here is a sampling of a few of them: Soon after I posted the sketch of Robert & Cora Crawley (actors Hugh Bonneville & Elizabeth McGovern – see above in top right), I had someoneContinue reading “Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern is holding my sketch!”

A commission: Steve & Carolyn

One of my favourites things to do is to do sketches or illustrations for people for special occasions. It is always surprising when people contact me, and what they want drawn – it’s never a dull moment! This one was fun – a childhood friend contacted me and said that a good friend of herContinue reading “A commission: Steve & Carolyn”

Orange is the New Black. Art. UPDATED.

UPDATED JULY 6, 2014: I did a quick sketch of Pennsatucky and decided to tweet it out the actress who plays her TOO well – Taryn Manning – for fun! ๐Ÿ™‚ To my complete surprise, she tweeted me back! See below ๐Ÿ™‚   The wifey and I have jumped on board for the new-ish NetflixContinue reading “Orange is the New Black. Art. UPDATED.”

The night I saw Carol Burnett โ€“ in person!

  Like many, many people, I grew up watching “The Carol Burnett Show”. My parents always had always loved thoseย comedy shows, and while I may not have understood some [most] of the sketches they did, I could not help but love this wacky, loud, fun-loving female host who would not hesitate to make herself lookContinue reading “The night I saw Carol Burnett โ€“ in person!”

More Downton Abbey sketches!

Two more additions to my Downton Abbey sketch series – the Crawley sisters, & O’Brien!   For my previous Downton sketches, click https://staceychomiak.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/downton-abbey-sketches-part-1/ and https://staceychomiak.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/downton-abbey-sketches-the-bates-mrs-hughes/