Tuesday, February 15, 2011

the reveal!!

over the weekend i took some pictures of my new little creations and here they are!! i am happy to introduce to you.....

mr. van deerson
mr. van deerson is a young author of western novels. he felt compelled to get a portrait of himself after his first novel was a success. his melancholy portrait is hand illustrated on water color paper in water color and ink and hangs in his library above his most coveted writing desk.



mr. edleman
mr. edleman is a noted archeologist who resides in the mid west. he travels frequently and he commissioned his portrait after a near death experience in the congo.


miss lucy
miss lucy is a young play writer and is an only child. she was adopted into a family of wealth and once ran away from home. she was forced to have her portrait taken.



mr. bosworth
mr. bosworth is a genius of international finance. he came from a family of old money and since his late parents death he has tripled his families earnings. his portrait hangs in the great hallway in his estate in north carolina.






haha i just had to add background stories...i had fun coming up with there stories :D i also updated my shop with new pictures of my bike embroidery and added some new chicky paintings! i am offering 20% off on all my clothing in my shop so if you have your eye on something get it while it lasts! sale ends march 1st!

xo,
cb

26 comments:

  1. So damn adorable, I absolutely love these :) My favorite is Mr. Van Deerson.

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  2. i love these! they are so, so, so cute.

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  3. omgggg I LOVE THESE!! they are great... really cute and really well done. I like Mr. Bosworth the best ;)

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  4. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!! they are so darn cute, and i think they will do very well in your shop. keep creating!!!!

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  5. Mr. Vandeerson! I die!

    These are wonderful! And to be honest, I'm not sure what I like more - the paintings or the stories! So lovely. <3

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  6. Love these, especially their back stories. I too am Miss Lucy, an only child, sadly not adopted by a rich family tho! Off to have a peek in your shop...

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  7. These are absolutely wonderful!! Cute stories and even cuter characters! LOVE <3

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  8. these are so cute! i love them

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  9. Sarah: thanks! i had so much writing the little stories! i have a couple more i am working on too!

    lucy: aaww thanks sweetie!

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  10. These are great and your back stories made me chuckle....

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  11. i love your back stories, very cute and clever. miss lucy definitely looks like she has only child syndrome :)

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  12. i love mr van deerson!!! they are all very cute!

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  13. They are fantastic! Ha ha I love the background stories as well, that's so sweet! :)
    I really really like your illustration style!

    xo Lisa

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  14. ummmm pretty sure these are the cutest things i've ever seen. and the background stories are adorable. mr. vandeerson is my fav.

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  15. aaaaww cUUUte! mr vandeerson is my fave!

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  16. so cute, the back stories are clever

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  17. these are so adorable! i wish my creativity was flowing like yours! :)

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  18. oh my - these are just wonderful!

    i am swooning over mr. bosworth.

    you are fabulous.

    xo

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  19. oh my goodness, adorable! i love the back stories too. amazing :)
    oh and...responding to your comment: lowkeyness is totally a word...if not before, then it is now. :)

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  20. they're fantastic, and I can't stop smiling at their backstories (poor miss lucy) :D - fabulous as always cb! xox

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  21. Awww, these illustrations are FANTASTIC! Also, I love love love the descriptions of the creatures!

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  22. These are sooo awesome! You are so clever! xo

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  23. those are great! i like the last one best, he reminds me of the fantastic mr. fox... :)

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  24. LOVE LOVE LOVE these. You just inspired me to make little portraits of Fantastic Mr. Fox characters for my boyfriend's birthday. Thank you!!

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thanks for commenting! it fills me with joy that you have taken the time to stop by!
xo,
cb