The Sketch Book — fashion illustration

thoughts on being cryptic

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Social media. It generates so much stress. Eating food used to be so much simpler before the issue of photographing and sharing it came into play. Weddings once could be declared legal in the sight of God and men without a wedding hashtag to prove it happened. (I've heard this is true, but historians could be misinformed)... but now... now every waking moment is an opportunity (at least in my world) for sharing, judging, comparing, improving. We have entered an age of not only social sharing but of competitive sharing. And in the midst of all this competition, I am...

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seam up the back

fashion illustration Inslee Inslee By Design sea of shoes stockings The Sketch Book tights

Inspired by Sea of Shoes and the seam up the sheer tights today... Is it just me or are plain black tights not cutting it any more?

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Santa Baby...

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Don't you just think Santa baby is playing on repeat in her head all the time? I can't believe this little minx is the last girl of 2013. Time to change the calendar and ring in the holidays!

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Live Illustration - Elizabeth Arden Holiday Showcase

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 Last night I had the pleasure of live-illustrating at the Elizabeth Arden Holiday Showcase to help them celebrate the launch of their newest fragrance, UNTOLD.Guests at the event sampled and compared the new fragrance with the original Red Door. The new scent has a modern, youthful feel, reminiscent of downtown New York City living while the Red Door classic scent makes you think of uptown NYC.Each guest got to choose their style inspired by these fragrances - uptown or downtown - and then I illustrated each into a scene that captured a little bit of their style and their favorite part of...

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Fall back to reality

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 It's fall! Time to step away from the beat up old flip-flops and shorts, pack away the little-white-dresses and put on your transitional wardrobe. Let's buckle down for some serious work and a seriously packed social schedule. September is such an energizing time, isn't it?This sketch was created for The Simply Luxurious Life to celebrate Shannon's services as a wardrobe stylist. Wouldn't you want to hire her? After all, she styled this sketch!

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