The Sketch Book — french

have a simply luxurious weekend

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 Don't you wish you were her? She's a new sketch for Shannon of The Simply Luxurious Life to help celebrate her new section on her blog about french-inspired living. Shannon has the best taste, her commission requests are always so chic and this one was no different. You should all visit her blog, beautiful images and a beautiful approach to a simple, luxurious life.Also - notice this new favorite pose for figures in this blog post and the one right before it. I call this pose the "I'm walking one direction but looking adorably slightly confused in another direction because a group of...

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Maison Ilan - Le Chambertin 2010

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This is something new and different and totally exciting for me to share with you all.Behold my very first wine label design.From my embarrassingly limited understanding of the world of wine, this label will grace bottles of Maison Ilan's newest vintage of Le Chambertin... which is a Grand Cru from one of the oldest vineyards in one of the oldest wine regions in the world. Burgundy ... which is a Big. Deal.Not to bad for my first label eh? Everyone who has asked me about this project has asked "oh is it a west coast producer?" and I've relished getting to...

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People Watching

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Bonjour! I considered writing this whole post in french, but then i realized it would be much more of a mess than when Garance tries to type her posts sans translator. (and i might add, much less charming) but yes, this illustration is inspired by Paris-loving blogger, Taylor of shut up, i love that who shares a passion for these ridiculously amazing Louboutin flats and suggested the only really worthy environment to illustrate them in was Paris. I haven't had the luxury of spending nearly enough time in Paris YET, but the few times I've been, one of my favorite...

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