Witch monster scares you most?
This is a doodle from my IPhone’s digital sketch book called, ‘Tiny Pink Sketchbook’, made with Paper 53. I doodle anytime I get a minute, most sketches are connected to the part of my brain that I can’t always talk too, until it draws me a picture. Lots of artist have verbalized this in different ways… enjoy.
The witch makes me wonder what makes them frightening? She has no claws, teeth, fur, muscles, or slim which makes her the most interesting monster. Drawn as ugly green women to make us shrink in our theater chair but looking closer she is now my favorite classic monsters depicted reading books. Smart girls make folks run in fear?
‘The gravity of the earth is pulling me down.’, says Swamp Thing.
‘The best place to lay eggs?’ The slimy creature thinks as it watches you skipping rocks. ‘A host to houses my eggs, something warm and tasty.’ Swamp thing thinks as it silently slips into the cold dry air. Looking down at reflections in still eye. She smiles at you after your breath is gone, ‘What a happy nest this will make. I’m such a good mom.’ She smiles as you’re dragged under.
Kinda grossing myself out with this one.
The werewolf haunts the countryside unable to find home. Between the villages and the trees family on both sides of the divide, but unable to join.
Lots of stories about the werewolf as a way to understand the natural world. Other stories of a rabid animal who wants to destroy the world.
Next monster is Frankenstein’s creation, making something that can’t be predicted. Who will be the lucky one, the survivors.
There is a lot to take apart, like why is a reanimated biological entity scary? Why do we fear it?
The Dracula, a force of mystery and seduction. It’s a undead force with a cunning mind, that plots and is vengeful. It is the teeth that we associate with power, a vehicle for the blood that it needs.
This drawing done with the app Paper53, on the iPhone 5s, and with my finger, Alex Feliciano, 10/2017
The Alpharetta Scarecrow Event
Sketches for the AIA Scarecrow for the 2017 Scarecrow festival.
Getting help from the students and parents to make this Peace Plant. Lots of sketches and pairing this with lessons going on for ‘Peace Day’ lessons. The idea of ‘Peace Day’ was a big influence on this design and the inspiration for the ‘Solar Powered Peace Plant’.
The school broke up into teams to create meaningful content around the idea of Peace on Earth.
1. Collecting and preparing items to be up-cycled.
2. Writing articles about what ‘Peace’ mean to them.
3. Talking pictures and collecting media. Then uploading and creating webpages for AIA website.
4. Using the leaves to tag the build efforts and the site to detail what Peace means to them.
Up-cycling at AIA!
Hello kids, parents, and friends, we need your empty items! Plastic and more to up-cycle for the Solar Powered Peace Plant scarecrow.
Later that week…. tons of goodies… We are so grateful to all those who donated and are making this crazy idea possible.
The Peace Plant… What do you want this thing to look like? Thinking about what will loot great, But how will we build it, LOL? What are we building, follow along and see.
This week was destiny came to model for us. I was teaching my Street Art class till 7:30 so showed up a bit late. I missed the one minute warm-up poses. Great lighting as always and the snacks are good although right now i’m working on my heath so no cookies.
I got there just in time for the last two five minute poses.
Line drawing in Red ink of Destiny stretching with hands forward. Five minute pose.
Hunched and resting, line drawing with red ink of Destiny, five minute pose.
One leg forward, sitting on a large black cushion, Painting with shapes using the roller tool in Paper 53 in pink and mauve tones. Destiny, ten minute pose.
This painting of Destiny resting on one hand, using orange tones, last ten minute pose.
Painting with purple tones, while Destiny sits in a large chair.
Painting with red pillow, a twenty minute pose while Destiny naps.
Last Pose of the night, a purple toned painting of destiny while she rests with her feet up.