In my previous blog I showed a sketch for a birth announcement card for the baby we are expecting around the first week of october. The ‘big day’ is only a couple of weeks away, so I better made sure the birth announcement card is ready to sent to the printshop.
So I worked out the sketch by making a glass painting and after some digital adjustments the illustration is ready! So now I just wait…
Ok, so I haven’t been very active if it comes to glass paintings and illustrations lately. But I have a good reason for it: Within three weeks we are expecting our second child. Around the first week of october. Since glass painting is not the most healthy thing to do while being pregnant, this is the most important reason I just simply didn’t paint much in the last couple of months.
My daughter was also born in october, and the funny thing is that autumn/ fall season is my favorite season. So I thought it would be great to illustrate the birth announcement card with an autumn/ fall theme.
This is the first sketch that I made (yes, it’s a girl 😉 and I was happy with this idea right away.
Now also available in my shop! A lovely postcard of a Cathedral Tower and the typical Dutch mansions that surround it.
Today I recieved the prints of City, one of my most recent illustrations. I’m very happy with the quality of the prints because it’s the first time I payed so much attention to the printing process and especially the type of paper. City is now available in my shop!
I’m very happy with the printed result of the birth announcement card.
The illustration for the birth announcement card is finished after a process of digital editing and blending glass painting elements with Illustrator elements. The most fun part of the process is changing the black glass painting elements into bright and cheerful colours. I’m very happy with the result. For private reasons I removed the name on the illustration, but if you’re wondering where I will put the name: between the waterplants below in white characters.