Sunday, 29 June 2008

Updated Blog Design and Avatar

I created a new avatar of myself yesterday, in a bit of a different style. Here's a larger version so that you can see the detail:

Total time was about 2 hours. I added more detail than usual, and I wanted to have some likeness, so there was some more precise tweaking. I think it turned out very nicely, though I really don't look quite so glamorous. I made a few pencil sketches before I had something that seemed suitable. I haven't done a self-portrait for a while.

My pencil:

I've also updated the template for my art blog. It's not quite as minimalist as before. It's a customized version of the "Scribe" template by Todd Dominey. I hope you like it.


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Hi! My name is Emily.

Welcome to my art blog. I am an independent graphic designer and illustrator from the Toronto area. I create print and web solutions for a variety of businesses and individuals with a personal touch and conscientious approach.

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