Thursday, December 24, 2009

At home in the Wilderness

When I have finished doing my artworks for Paper Pushers show & Fractured Fables contribution book (Image Comics), I continued creating my art commission for my kind great client Dary. He requested me to portray him, his wonderful beautiful wife and adorable Kara, their cat Yoda, plushies, favorite animals, cherry blossom, more. So I studied their portraits, elements, colors, animals, everything before I made my rough thumbnails.



Dary, his wife Paige and daughter Kara.
Beautiful family.


Their fat handsome cat male Yoda. I wanna cuddle him.


They take their plushies Dragon, Squirrel and Goat Troll when they travel. Good charms, indeed.


And more great requests (cherry blossom tree, bunnies, pandas, nature, more which I received from Dary. Another more photos.
At Home in the Wilderness
14" X 20"
Acrylic + Colored Pencil on Paper


I guess I rushed my painting for 9 days straightly (sometimes I missed my food schedule and I had less sleep, eep) because Dary needed to surprise his wife and Kara on X'mas Day... So I was totally relieved that he received it shortly. Hooray, my mission accomplished. I really enjoyed discussing with Dary about art. Now you see crazy tired Mall below.


Whew... I never realize that I received more, more art projects this 2009 year. I want to thank you guys for visiting, enjoying and supporting my art, I feel so honored and grateful. I also greatly thank God for everything. Whatever I had stressing art time / deadlines, I can do anything through Him who strengthens me. Hopefully, I'll have more good art projects in 2010 year. Merry Christmas to all of you, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays!


And coming up, well yeah... I never stop doing my art... here's my sneak peek for the 4 - person show in February 2010 @Gallery1988, San Francisco. Wish me luck. I know, I know, don't worry, I'll take more rest soon and I'll definitely continue working on my listed commissions next year. See you guys in 2010! Ciao!

16 comments:

JL grillo said...

Please come do a show in Washington, DC! It would be great to see your work out on the east coast as well.

Lulu said...

What inspired whimsy! So beautiful, each detail cuter than the last. I love all the pandas and kittens in amongst the blossoms. You have truly captured the essence of fairy tales!

Khylov said...

Maligayang Pasko, Malloris! Kumusta ka na? Kain na! Uh.... Polvoron... something.... (Language skills: failing...)

Merry Christmas, Supermodel May. Hope everything's great with you and your fam. Safe driving this week (yes, and plenty of coffee and tea). Watch out for volcano spectators and Hershey-sponsored tidal waves - it's a dangerous time this year.

Miss na kita ang Malloris ko. (Language skills: Succeeding!...)

<3

Sara said...

Wow, I saw the picture on devianrtart, but seeing all of the work and research you put into this picture makes it so much more impressive! I love how you really took time to study their lives and the things they like before making this picture - how special! Also, it is just gorgeous. I'm sure they love it!

Your new piece looks exciting as well! Good luck with your show, and very happy Christmas, Mall!

Anonymous said...

I love the details in the commissioned work. Very interesting to see you draw Mall-ized likenesses of real people. Don't stop!

Banggi said...

WAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaa!!!
It's so beautiful!
And so romantic!!

pupu said...

MALL!!! I love the results of your commissioned artwork. Love it so much. the bright colors. i know you have heard this so many times, and you will hear more of this compliments year by year. *huggles* Happy New Year Mall! May All your wishes, dreams come true! ^^* Love You, Mall! <3<3<3 XOXOXO haha. :D

TrüSka said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR MALLLL!! : D Wowww 2009 was a Great Year for you wasn't it? I hope in 2010 you continue with Great New Projects : D Kisses Kisses Sweet Mall : *** Muackkk

Kat said...

That's a lovely piece of work for Dary & his family! Congratulations Mall. Hopefully dito rin sa Pinas you'll have your own exhibit :D

mika said...

Please never stop inspiring us, master MALL! ^_^

簡單 said...

Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse...................................................

Sweet said...

your work is great! found you on deviantart
i have a question. which paper is that you are drawing on? it looks like a mix of canvas and thick paper but i've never seen that bevor(??) Doesent it wave? Oh my, my english is so bad. :(
are you always working with arcyls?
So many questions! xD

發燙 said...

你的部落格很棒,我期待更新喔........................................

busma said...

i absolutely LOVE your drawing "At home in the wilderness"!! Beautiful!!!!

Cammy said...

I can not find your email will you please email me, thank you!
- Cameron
bayside81@gmail.com

I LOVE the commition you did for Dary and his wife, they are apart of my august birth club! GREAT JOB!

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