The Sketch Book — Bridal

Botanicals for a Texas Bride

Bridal Bride Inslee inslee by design wedding

Last week I shared a glimpse of a wedding invitation on Instagram. Today I thought I'd share a little more detail. Cassie, a beautiful bride planning her upcoming September wedding, commissioned me to create the above botanicals for her invitation design. We focused on the flowers and plants that are being used throughout her wedding. I loved bringing the peachy pinks in and giving these botanicals a distinctly late summer Texan brightness and warmth compared to the cooler springtime tones in my own wedding botanicals. Cassie worked with her wedding planner, Keely Thorne and her paper designer, Papellerie to create...

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Save The Date for George & Kate

Bridal Bride Inslee Inslee By Design save the date The Sketch Book wedding commission

As I officially pass the Bridal Baton on to every other girl who has yet to walk down the aisle, I'd like to turn your attention to one of my recent Save-The-Date commissions and remind you all that I am here, wearing my Illustrator to the Bride hat, no longer my Bridal hat, and that I'm ready to sketch for you!For this commission, the bride and groom asked me to capture the glamour of a Gatsby-era evening on the Atlantic City boardwalk with the happy couple as a part of the scene. We worked with a vintage poster that they...

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Bridal Bride Inslee The Sketch Book watercolor wedding

 So I have decided the official theme for this week is bridal. I'm moving into my studio and don't have time to sketch up new blog posts, so I figured, who doesn't love brides? So... I will share another bride in the absence of a new blog sketch.This is Katherine, isn't she a dream? I loved the pictures I got to work with for her painting. This one in particular was so sweet - her mother's locket as a zipper pull...I wish I could have seen her at her wedding. Sketching Lily from memory at her wedding was so meaningful....

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princess predictions

Bridal kate middleton monique lhuilier the royal wedding The Sketch Book wedding Wedding dress

Happy Royal Wedding Eve everyone! Are you waking up tomorrow for the big show? The mature, busy, adult me knows that its crazy to wake up in the middle of the night for this, but the little girl inside me is SO EXCITED. So, day after day literally for the last month everyone and their mother has weighed in on the most pressing international issue the world has ever faced - What Will Kate Wear!? And I have been repulsed by most of the predictions. Every morning the Today Show trolls out four or five of the most horrifying wedding...

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bride 2

Bridal Bride fashion illustration Inslee By Design Kristin Newman Designs The Sketch Book wedding

Another stunning Kristin Newman Designs bride!

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