Monday, February 28, 2011

Dazzled by Owls and such...

Here I am again with another quick update from the studio of all things whimsical and fun! My artist hand has been busy at work, illustrating and designing some fun new characters for my new line of products this year! I FINALLY finished my owl illustration that I introduced to you earlier this month. He is complete with a set of mesmerizing eyes and slated for various products SOON to hit my Zazzle Shop! I have been playing on my computer and have made various versions of this owlicious character, some for ALL seasons and some for my favorite holiday! Can you guess which one that is?? I am including a few peeks below, and I hope you return when the doors open to my new online store! I have ordered a few samples for myself for final inspection. Once those pass the test, I will let you know! Enjoy the peek and have a very happy week!

~ Johanna

Owl-on-green
* For a more all-season approach, I eliminated the jack-o'-lantern that this sweet owl is holding in my original illustration, added a calming field of soft green and will apply him to various products..... I'm thinking the tote bag below will be Oh-So-Fun and functional!.....

Owl-Bag-on-green
* Zazzle is great because you can Customize your purchase! So, if you love the image, but want it on a smaller tote, shopping bag, vertical tote, etc.. you can add my image to your preferred choice!

Halloween-Owl-Tease
* Of course, this image was a pleasure to create! I applied a series of bold Halloween hues and filled in my base drawing with a warm, autumn palette! Check back later to see this spooky character on apparel and more....

Boogie-Cat-Mug
* Oh, and lookie who we have here! It's my stylin' dancing cat from the previous blog post. "Lets' Boogie" will certainly be a fun way to kick start your day :) And, again if you prefer the image on the opposite side of the mug or perhaps a different mug, it's an easy click away!

I would LOVE your feedback! Visit Zazzle's Main page and click their CREATE link to see the various products they offer. If you have your heart set on something in particular that you would like me to to offer in my shop, please let me know!

Thank you......

PS: As you can see, I have been a bit preoccupied with illustration and graphic design this month. As a result, I will not be posting a new Halloween original on EHAG's Emporium this evening. Fingers are crossed that I will be more prepared in March!

12 comments:

Jennifer MacNeill-Traylor said...

Wonderful! I adore your owls:)

indgiotwin said...

Oooooh! It's all so great! I can't wait to shop!

Chicken Lips said...

I've got my eye on that kitty coffee mug! What a great way to start my day!

Johanna Parker said...

THANK YOU!

And David, your suggestion to place my dancing kitty on a mug from the last blog post inspired me to give it a try! Great idea:)

I wish I had more time to play!!!

~ Johanna

Justine's Halloween said...

Your designs are so cute! I love that mug! It's so funny that I read your blog today because I've just been learning about Zazzle. How do you like Zazzle compared to other online printers? It looks like a neat site!

Johanna Parker said...

Thanks Justine!....

Well, I'm just getting acquainted with Zazzle, so I HOPE I like it. I have some things on order to arrive later this week, so I'll be back with an update. I do like how they offer so many different products to apply our designs to and the turn around time is super fast. It seems like a great way to put your designs out there w/o paying an arm and a leg or really any fee to initiate the printing. The initial cost is really the time spent designing images and then configuring them on products in your personal store. Good luck to you as well!

~ Johanna

Dan said...

They look wonderful! I love the cat on the coffee mug, even though I don't drink coffee...LOL!

I hope you are having a great week!

~Dan~

*retro-rudolphs* said...

Looking good! I look forward to seeing your goodies :)

Lori

Anonymous said...

Looks great! I think that tote bags, coffee mugs and tshirts would be good sellers. If the tote bags were "recyclable" type totes that would be even better! I'd love to see your designs on a clock face as well...just a plain old office wall clock, nothing fancy. I'd also like to see address labels too.

Johanna Parker said...

Thank you for your feedback! Hmm, the simple wall clock and address labels would be quite fun as well ~ I will have to suggest those to Zazzle.... they seem to add new products to their line regularly!

Back to designing I go!
~ Johanna

Anonymous said...

It's all looking wonderful! I will have to keep your Zazzle store in mind when shopping for unique & special gifts. Looking forward to it!

xoxo~Jenny

faerwillow said...

~good morning my magical little friend...how you have gone from the sweetest of sweet little cherubs to halloween treats filled with adorable spooky goodness! you behold such a gift...it is amazing to what what you have been creating and i look forward to seeing more to come...but what stole my heart this time is your owls...sigh...one of my most favorite little animal and you have captured them perfectly! keep creating and spreading your magic about...truly is a beautiful thing...much love light and blessings be with you always~