New Art – Ice Cream Inspirations, Strawberry Lemonade Punch

The third week of Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color 2 inspires a pretty color combination of pinks and yellows in the ice cream flavor, Strawberry Lemonade Punch. Strawberry Lemonade Clouds by Tori Beveridge 2012 Here’s the ice cream that inspired it…it looks so delicious… Strawberry Lemonade Punch, the inspiration for  Week 3 of  Twinkle Twinkle’s […]

New Art – Mint Chocolate Chip Inspirations

Once again, I’ve done a quick art piece for Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color 2, Ice Cream Inspirations. This week’s flavor was Mint Chocolate Chip, one of my favorite ice cream flavors. Of course I had to do another fairy using the minty green and chocolaty colors found in our inspiration. I call this Lost […]

Art – Rainbow Sherbet Inspirations

I did two quick little art pieces inspired by, and for, Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color 2, Ice Cream Inspirations. This sounded like so much fun, when I stumbled across it, mainly because I LOVE ice cream.  Getting a chance to create art based upon the colors of delicious ice cream flavors was something I […]

Crudoodle & Fairy Works In Progress

A sneak peek at a couple of things I’ve been working on this week. First, September’s Birthstone Fairy, Sapphire.  She is beautiful.  Trust me on this! Working in PSP here.  I also have PS open at all times and switch back and forth between the two as I work. Second, a Crudoodle WIP, sketched and […]

Friday Art Feature – Coriander Shea

It’s Friday and time for another Art Feature. This week’s Featured Artist is Coriander Shea Artist Coriander Shea What made you decide to become an artist? There was never really any deciding to it, I just always was. My parent’s book collection will forever document my first crayon laden explorations into the world of art, […]

Friday Art Feature – Lindsay Cheesewright

This week has flown by!  It’s already Friday and time for another Art Feature. This week’s Featured Artist is Lindsay Cheesewright  You have two sides to your art, a light fairy side and a darker side.    How did the two come about?  Do you prefer one over the other?Fantasy in general came about from […]

Friday Art Feature – Mainili

It’s Friday and time for another Art Feature.Meet this week’s Featured Artist Mainili Artist, Mainili  What medium do you use and why?  First I started with graphite – like many artists, but then I fell in love with watercolor. I recently discovered the magic of digital painting. I sometimes use acrylic in my paintings with […]

New Artwork – Little Fairy

I took a break from working on my Birthstone Fairies and finished this cute little fairy sitting with her butterfly friends.  I couldn’t think of a name for her, so this is called Little Fairy.  If anyone can think of a better name for her, please let me know. Little Fairy by Tori Beveridge 2012 […]

Fairy Art Inspiration – Mairead Nesbitt

Today, I’m painting fairies and watching and listening to Mairead Nesbitt of Celtic Woman for inspriration.  It’s like watching a fae come to life.   Mairead Nesbitt of Celtic Woman Even Disney Studios agrees.  She is the solo Celtic Violinist,  on the Joel McNeely score, for both Tinkerbell and Tinkerbell and The Lost Treasure.  The video […]

Work in Progress-November Birthstone Fairy

I’m working on a few birthstone fairies right now, including June’s Pearl. It looks like November’s Birthstone Fairy, Topaz will be finished first.  I am in love with the sunny yellow that I have picked for her.  It’s not a color that I work with often  I usually work with pink, purples, greens and blues. […]

New Fairy and Fantasy Art Released

I’m happy to say that both April and May Birthstone Fairies have been finished and are available on greeting cards and other products in my Zazzle Store. May Birthstone Fairy – Emerald  Greeting Card and other gifts now available. April Birthstone Fairy – Diamond  Fridge Magnet My beautiful Elegance Fairy is also now available on […]

April Birthstone Fairy Finished!

Yay! I finished April’s Birthstone Fairy, Diamond. There are a few differences from the preview I showed you a few days ago.  I added diamond sparklies and changed her outfit from the little dress I was beginning to paint to a two piece short set, and of course, added the background.  This is a very […]