I’ve been painting jewelry for about 3 years, and after a trip this summer to visit relatives who run an apartment gallery, I was inspired to delve back into soft pastels. I studied oil painting and lithography in college, and at the end of my college career started to play with soft pastels and really liked them. They have qualities I love about oil paints: easy to layer color; deep rich hues; easy to work and smear with your hands. They also are easier to store and transport and are less toxic. So I decided to take some of my most popular jewelry designs and create pastels drawings.
The first of the drawings was the Jackrabbit print. You can read more about my inspiration here!
In the next few months, I’ll be introducing some new prints and I’m very exited!
My Jackrabbit print is available from the store here.