Wow, so it has been a busy few months. I got back from Paris mid-June (can’t wait to go back) and spent the month of July as a studio assistant to Patrick Earl Hammie. This was a challenging but incredibly instructive experience that I would recommend to any artist at any level. Art is so highly personal, and every individual has a different way of working, so it can be both frustrating and difficult to come out of one’s artistic shell, to break away from one’s creative habits. Continue reading
So, it has come to my attention that the About and Contact sections of my website are not working at the moment; I’m not sure what’s up with that, but I’ll try to get it fixed soon. In the meantime, my contact info can be found here:
camille [dot] swift [at] gmail [dot] com
Also, I might as well take the opportunity to explain why this blog is so quiet right now: I’ve been working in Paris since February! I am doing a digital painting at the moment, but 95% of my free time is spent in trapeze training. I went to a great art event last night, though, and was inspired to do this sketch: Continue reading
So, I did a commission for a friend in exchange for his making me a bullwhip. I’m thinking a trapeze act combined with whip-cracking…somehow? Here it is: Continue reading
After several people told me I needed to work more on the face (among other things), I made some revisions. It may…possibly…be done now.
So, a friend of mine convinced me to get a Moleskine sketchbook…bearing this new acquistion in hand, I’ll try to post more studies and sketches!
A new iteration of Little Red Riding Hood: Continue reading
Just kidding: NOW it’s done. That is, until the next person comes along and points out what I should fix! Next up…a kitsune-tsuki, I think. Continue reading
New piece! I think it’s done…I think. I would love to do a big oil of painting of this! Just digital for now, though. Continue reading