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Sketches, Illustrations & Things I've Been Up To

  • back to school, back to school

    By Lindsey on 01/25/2007 in news
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    I am really excited about this semester and the classes I am taking. I hope to really grow this semester. I am working on a painting for children’s book illustration. Below is a something I put together in photoshop, but I am unhappy w/ the simplicity of it. I started painting it tonight on a canvas. That one will come […]
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  • "Children love to sing…

    By Lindsey on 01/19/2007 in Uncategorized
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    but then their voices slowly fade away.” A lyric from my ‘i want you’ by third eye blind. check it out, very meditative. i drew this on the plane coming back from cleveland. thought it would be interesting to see how it would turn out w/ color in photoshop. the splotchy-ness of the background just happened w/ the paper texture, […]
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  • By Lindsey on 01/19/2007 in news
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    these two are what i have been up to this week. i am liking the aspect of surface design that i was using in the first piece w/ the whale. and the second piece originates from a doodle i did on the subway. anyways, on the home front, i just bought a scanner, so look forward to more work in […]
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  • By Lindsey on 01/15/2007 in news
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    It has been a long week, at least it feels like it for not being overly busy. I am just posting some little things that I have been working on over the week in my sketchbook. enjoy the holiday!
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  • By Lindsey on 01/12/2007 in illustration
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    Today was pretty successful…scanned slides at work for 4 hours straight, organized my desk area to start the new semester, unpacked my new wacom tablet, dabbled with that for a little bit, and finished the rooster painting. this painting was inspired by the rediculousness of my out of control bangs by the end of the night. feeling like a cock-a-too, […]
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  • By Lindsey on 01/11/2007 in Uncategorized
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    To start somewhere, here are some drawings and paintings that I already have scanned. I plan to put up more recent work once I purchase that scanner [that was sold out at J&R today]. work from last semester some sketches of whales i made before this year….leading into some book ideas and character design drawing from this summer at south […]
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  • back to the city

    By Lindsey on 01/11/2007 in illustration
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    I’ve been back in the city for four days now and have been able to get back to work on my painting. Just little sketches of some children’s book ideas in my sketchbook and started a rooster painting tonight. The inspiration has been slowly coming back to me now that some issues are behind me now. Let me just say […]
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  • Promotion for the adoration of french bulldogs

    By Lindsey on 12/29/2006 in Uncategorized
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    This is the little 4×4 acrylic painting I produced to inspire adoration for french bulldogs. I find them cute. My sister just seems to call them “the dogs with buggy eyes”… someday I might change her mind.
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  • Welcome to my blog!

    By Lindsey on 12/29/2006 in news
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    So, this is the home of my new blog, by me, Lindsey Balbierz. Named after a popular saying by my grandfather, the blog will be ‘fine’ and much more. I will be posting some of my sketches, paintings, and pictures of my artwork after the new year. But for the time being, here is a small painting I made as […]
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