It's not only good contents that matters, but a good framing too. So I decided to do some. I experimented with different technique - pencil and Photoshop drawings, vector pictures. All they sell.
DT is oversaturated with floral frames, I think, so I focused on other subjects. In my Frames collection you may find frames made of sweets, shells; collage frames and even celtic style ones. Some vector floral frames too.
You know how often we get our images refused because the subjects are very well covered. It appears to be an interesting game to find uncovered ones. Trying various words and phrases you can find some for sure.
There's a funny example - "tooth fairy". I searched for it and found lots of fairies (without child's teeth and all that), clowns, dragons(!!!), toothless children... and the clothest one was an image of a tooth with wings.
So my tooth fairy comes to be the only one real tooth fairy on DT. Just a simple example of finding uncovered areas. Try some :)
Recently I got uploaded lots of pictures I made when I was a child. They're as bright in colors and nice as when I drew them long time ago. Most of them are watercolor paintings. And I came to a sad conclusion: I haven't touched watercolors and brushes since I was a little girl.
I wanted just to try. Just to feel again how it is... Two of my watercolor pictures were approved recently. They're far from ones I made as a child, but the feeling is still the same :)
It must be very common among unexperienced artists to make self-portraits (from old photos usually). Nothing wrong about it when you're too shy to ask someone to be your model.
So, that's a pencil drawn portrait of me how I looked a couple of years ago when I had short hair. Since I was a child some people used to mistake me for a boy, it always caused funny situations.
I grew as a tomboy, playing with boys and refusing to use make-up (I still think using make up is a bad idea). And in my opinion this self portrait expresses my spirit the best.
Maybe one day I'll be experienced enough to ask someone else to be my model. The photos are patient, but live people are more interesting to draw.
Every picture has it's own story. Here's the one about my "Wolf and Raven".
My husband has an unusual hobby - historical reconstruction. He and his friends are those guys who craft metal armor, swords and axes and then go to some field to train in ancient battle skills. They've got knight tournaments sometimes and all that.
And to the "Wolf and Raven"... It's drawn to be on the front side of big battleshield. Black areas of the picture are going to be metal plates. Joining these animals in one picture is my husband's idea: he says wolf and raven were important symbols for the viking culture.
I wonder if they will sell on DT. I made two more variants of the picture, so we shall see.
St.Valentine's day is coming soon. I think, almost everyone is preparing, making related pictures.
When making images for my St.Valentines's day collection I tried not to create something unusual. It's easy to do things that are common and known.
I wanted to say something new with my creations but tried not to go to far away from classic.
That wasn't easy to maintain such a balance. And that's what I've got now.
There are frames, greeting cards and design elements.
Well, in Israel, during the wedding ceremony the groom puts the wedding ring on his bride's first finger of right hand, and after the "Huppah" ceremony the bride pass it on to the third finger of the right hand. where is suppose to be for the rest of their lives :-) however with the divorce statistics climbing so dramatically, the rings just keep on coming and going LOL :-)
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