Friday, January 2, 2009

Illustration Friday | Resolve

It's that time of the year, when one makes plans for the new year. Well, my resolution for 2009 is to show my artwork and hopefully get some illustration work for children's magazines. So, I'm going to work on my portfolio and learn more about how to promote my artwork. Sounds good, right?! :-)
Sepia color pencil and watercolor. The pencil sketch is below.

É aquela época do ano, quando fazemos planos para o novo ano. Bem, decidi me esforçar mais para divulgar as minhas ilustrações e talvez conseguir trabalho ilustrando revistas infantis. Então vou trabalhar no meu portfolio, e aprender mais sobre auto-promoção. Boa idéia, não é?! :-)
Lápis de cor sépia e aquarela. O desenho a lápiz está abaixo.

29 comments:

  1. Good luck on your resolve! Very cute illo.

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  2. Cute and very beautiful illustration Monica! Happy new year..

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  3. Good luck on your resolve! Nice illo too.

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  4. Bravo...wishing you much success!

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  5. Hi Monica, great illo, luce muy decidida, I also wish you much success, lets make of 2009 a great year!!
    Ale.

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  6. Nice, clean illo. I love the simple line and the colors.

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  7. It sounds indeed really good. Good luck, although I know you won't need it ;)

    pati @-;--

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  8. cute illustration. You should frame it and hang it in your work space for inspiration.

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  9. Your art is so lovely and you have the right attitude to succed, Mônica. My best wishes to you and your resolves for this year :)
    Oh, I love the story you are posting, the kinitting bunny drives me crazy ^.^

    Feliz Ano Novo!!!

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  10. Great decision...and you have all of our support!! Looking forward to see all of those magazine with your illos...Love from the Scheliguinhas directly from Penedo.

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  11. I can tell it won't be long before they are calling you. You are so talented. I love each and every and I do mean each and every, piece that you have ever posted! I am so pleased to hear that you are going to show your work because I certainly believe in you and I know you have to goods. Any kids magazine would be happy to have you. Your illustrations are always fun and delicious. There is always great expression and movement. Your colors are bright and they work really well. I'm ready to see you do your thang!!! YOU GO GIRL!!

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  12. Good luck to you. Hopefully it won't be a bumpy ride--but that is part of resolve too.

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  13. Hey again monica!! =)
    I have an award for you on this link:
    http://friendsinglove.blogspot.com/2009/01/great-award.html

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  14. Dear Monica, happy new year! i send to you love and creative motivation, you doing so well 2008!
    abrazo!

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  15. Bravo! I think you have a great chance of turning some heads this year.

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  16. Great resolution and illustration. Here's to much success in '09!

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  17. Your illustration shows a good and positive feeling of resolve! You have a lovely style - I am sure your resolve will lead to great things :) Happy New Year!

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  18. Bernadette e CarlosJanuary 5, 2009 at 6:50 AM

    Linda ilustração ! Você merece todo o sucesso almejado para 2009. Aqui do Brasil estamos a torcer loucamente por seus planos !

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  19. Sounds great Monica! I have no doubt you will be succesful - hopefully 2009 holds great things for you my friend! xx

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  20. Very nice work Monica! and happy New Year!

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  21. wonderful illo as always
    good luck for your resolution,we are sure you'll be succesful

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  22. Love that look of cheery resolve and confidence in your stride! What a great watercolor. I'll be cheering you on. Best of luck to you!!!

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  23. Wonderful illustration-- love the sketch, too! Best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2009!

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  24. monica, when you do that, could you please share it on your blog? if you dont mind, that is. :) bc that's my resoluiton too for this year! i especially want to work for publishers outside my country, if that's possible.

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  25. thank you Monica, you are so kind. i'll be waiting for the emails. :)

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  26. Hello!
    You have a very nice style, so sweet.
    The previous iilo (the fox and the rabbit) is WONDERFUL, I love it!

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  27. Wonderful way to approach the start of a new year!

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