Iona Illustrates

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Illustration student at UNISA
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Relearning how to doodle :P 

Relearning how to doodle :P 

— 3 weeks ago
#doodle  #sketch  #demon  #horns 
Seriously.. That red pencil is the best thing ever. 

Seriously.. That red pencil is the best thing ever. 

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#demon girl  #horns  #sketch  #drawing  #red pencil 
Anyone have some old school 3D glasses lying around? I wanna know if this actually works 
Inspired by stromae ‘tous les memes’ and the red pencil a friend gave me

Anyone have some old school 3D glasses lying around? I wanna know if this actually works 

Inspired by stromae ‘tous les memes’ and the red pencil a friend gave me

— 1 month ago with 5 notes
#3D  #Stromae  #tous les memes  #iona vorster  #illustration  #red and blue  #thanks to my new friend for my awesome red pencil 

Third year of uni started this week. 

I sort’ve had one of those moments when you don’t even know if you want to draw anymore for the last few months, so I took a break. But now that I’m back and drawing again I feel like yeah, this is what I should be doing. I think I’m slowly learning to be patient with myself. I’m NOT going to be super great at drawing with minimal effort and maximum complaint. The only way it’s ever going to happen is if I put in the hardwork - and not be down on myself when things don’t look the way I want them to. It’ll happen one day. 

A lot of the time the thing that stops me from drawing is fear. Fear that it’s just not gonna be good enough, or look the way I want it to. But I’m sort’ve learning to put my faith in the process and just try and have fun with it. I’m trying to take the pressure off so I can just learn to love drawing again. 

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#text post  #tl:dr  #drawing is hard  #blah blah blah  #university 

Ohhhhhh shit. My bf just called his sister fat inadvertently 

— 2 months ago
#text post  #dayyyum 
Tumblr tells me it’s my blog’s one year anniversary. To show the change brought about in one year, see this photo of me working on an actual drawing that’s not for uni. Not a doodle, not a sketch, nor a thumbnail for an idea that never gets drawn; but an actual drawing.

Tumblr tells me it’s my blog’s one year anniversary. To show the change brought about in one year, see this photo of me working on an actual drawing that’s not for uni. Not a doodle, not a sketch, nor a thumbnail for an idea that never gets drawn; but an actual drawing.

— 3 months ago
Finally have a house for my brushes #brushhouse #painting

Finally have a house for my brushes #brushhouse #painting

— 3 months ago with 1 note
#painting  #brushhouse 
Got this bad boy today :D #2mm #staedtler #artsupplies #yay

Got this bad boy today :D #2mm #staedtler #artsupplies #yay

— 3 months ago with 1 note
#staedtler  #yay  #artsupplies  #2mm 
This was my final image for my editorial assignment. I might upload the full layout later. I also had a differently coloured version, that everyone but my teachers preferred. But they liked this one, and in the end I did too I think. Especially in context. 

This was my final image for my editorial assignment. I might upload the full layout later. I also had a differently coloured version, that everyone but my teachers preferred. But they liked this one, and in the end I did too I think. Especially in context. 

— 4 months ago with 7 notes
#editorial illustration  #digital  #juggling  #illustration 
Never uploaded my final work from this last semester for some reason … The second one I was trying to be experimental with the type, but I should’ve pushed it further. 

Also, these look better when they’re a 3D book cover. I’ll upload a picture of that later. 

Never uploaded my final work from this last semester for some reason … 
The second one I was trying to be experimental with the type, but I should’ve pushed it further. 

Also, these look better when they’re a 3D book cover. I’ll upload a picture of that later. 

— 4 months ago with 4 notes
#trainspotting  #book cover  #mixed media  #ink  #digital  #photoshop  #irvine welsh 
You know you’re an illustrator (in training) when you get art supplies for your birthday :P #gouache #oil #painting #paint #birthday

You know you’re an illustrator (in training) when you get art supplies for your birthday :P #gouache #oil #painting #paint #birthday

— 5 months ago with 2 notes
#gouache  #oil  #painting  #birthday  #paint