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Art For Music – Preview! Album Cover a Collaboration with Nu-San

 

Nu Nostalgia by Nu_San (Vinyl Album Cover) Original Painting ©CarolinaRusso

ART FOR MUSIC!

A New Collaboration and Coming Soon Release!

Today post is just a preview for this interesting project and a new collaboration. This project  at the moment still a work in progress but I love to share what we are working on.  This post feature the release of my  new watercolor painting!

This is a bigger painting than my usual size,  is a custom artwork  requested in a specific size which is 12 x 24 inches. This is the result of another great collaboration and very unique custom commission. I am happy that I can finally talk a little and reveal few details about this new beautiful project. During the month of November 2017, I was contacted by Electronic Music Composer  Sandy Bain aka “Nu-San” from Scotland, UK. Nu-San loves my art and already own some of my work. This time he was working on his new music album and had an idea. He asked me to create an “Original Painting” inspired by a “Gothic haunting style” in my own style that he wants to  use as the album cover for his coming soon new album with the title “Nu Nostalgia”.  Nu-San still working on some of the final tracks and I cannot give all the details at this moment because still a work in progress until the album would be released. As you can see the image of my painting isn’t too big and I have posted only one little close up photo, also they have a huge watermark on it for ©Copyright reasons since the album isn’t released.  For now I can only share this  preview post of my painting, I will share more in another post in the near future.

What a wonderful project!

I am so honored and grateful, thankful beyond words that Nu-San did think about my art to illustrate his music. I love music and love to support music artists with my art. I always wanted to create an artwork that would be illustrating a music album as a “Cover of an Album”, I am so happy that this wish came true. Nu-San discography include other albums but this one is the first that would be made in “Vinyl” and it is a dream coming true for Nu-San. I am so happy that we can share this achievement, I find it to be very special. Thank you Sandy for this great and exciting collaboration!

The watercolor painting that I have created, is going to be the “Cover” of Nu-San new music album and would and be released in “Vinyl and CDs” during the next few months or earlier. I don’t know the exact release date but I will write another blog post when it happens with more photos of the finished product and more info.

This project and watercolor painting would be also part of my Collection Series, check my Gallery  “ART FOR MUSIC” a series of artworks inspired by music artists reflecting my passion for music. In this series, I have created artworks using several media, traditional watercolor paintings, ink drawings, digital art, photo manipulation and any other media that will inspire my creations. At the same time this art series is also a feature here on my Blog for the music artists that I collaborate with.

Nu-San

Nu-San is a solo project and electronic music producer and composer from Scotland, UK. He has composed original chill out and dance tracks and creates  unique haunting sounds and techno music, that’s the way I can best describe the sound of his music.  I can’t wait to listen what he has created for the new coming album!

This is one of the photos of  “Nu-San” that inspired my Portrait for the album cover, you can see his face in my painting!

My painting is a watercolor and ink portrait in my signature style with a hint of Gothic and a light feeling of darkness. Nu-San asked me to include ravens birds, a graveyard scene, a castle and gave me the freedom to create. I enjoyed painting this atmospheric portrait while listening to Nu-San music to be able to deliver more in-depth the spirit of  Nu-San in my creation, we are very happy about how the painting turned out and now we can’t wait to see it as finished product.

If you would like to discover Nu-San music you can visit his links:

Nu-San on Soundcloud

Nu-San Facebook Page

Nu-San Original Painting ©CarolinaRusso


❤ Pre-Order the Special Limited Edition Fine Art Prints of my painting:

This painting would be available  in a very Limited Special Edition of only #25  Fine Art Prints hand signed. Each print is numbered and hand signed by me, print size is small as 5×11 inches and fit in a A4 size. (Bigger size is available upon request, price will change) Quality Fine Art Prints on acid free heavy weight 210gm matte paper, semi-smooth surface, high quality inks. Printed in my studio by me. All Prints are released as Limited Edition, numbered, hand signed. A Certificate of Authenticity is included. If you are a Nu-San fan or you like to pre-order one of these beautiful fan art prints of my painting for the special price of $25 + Shipping, just fill in the form Shop Art Prints   here directly on my Blog! If you have any question please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Artist’s Details about my watercolor ink painting:
 I painted  on watercolor Fabriano paper, the original painting is size 12 x 24 inches.  I used French watercolors by Sennelier. For the outline I used Black ink pens COPIC Multiliner  #03 – #05 and a Fountain Pen Pilot Prera fine nib.

You can see more of my Paintings and artworks visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries in the drop down menu under “Watercolors”.

Please follow me on Instagram  @carolinarussoart

 

#ArtForMusic #carolinarussoart

Until the next post have great days!

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Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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Last days of Inktober 2017 and MabsDrawlloweenClub Challenges!

– Last Days  –
MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017

Day #27 – 28 – 29 – 30 – 31: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober

Day #27 Little Devil – Climb

Day #27 – This day prompts were Little Devil and Climb. I don’t really like to paint devil’s images, but I made this one more thinking at a horned ethereal creature like a fantasy fairy or game character the color red obviously was supposed to be!

Day #28 Villain – Fall

Day #28 – This is my choice for the prompt Villain my painting is inspired by the Disney movie “Maleficent” and she is Angelina Jolie in her character!

Day# 29 and 30 Broom Ride – Spider

Days #29 and #30 – I had to catchup a day so I decided to combine two days using four promps in one drawing! Prompts are: Broom Ride, United, Spider, Found 🖤Today I wrote a short story for this painting!  “Gilda the mysterious witch in a night during Fall, was seen in the sky at night, she was fast riding her broom happily, after she got reunited with her found friend Spider!” ©CR 🖤♥️

Day #31 Tim Burton – Mask

Day# 31 – This is my “Emily” character from the movie “Corps Bride” honoring Tim Burton with this prompt. I haven’t changed Emily character too much, but she has my style touch! This is last painting of this amazing month of October!


Double challenge #mabsdrawlloween #inktober2017 is now ended!
  

 

Hello everyone,
This post is an update including my last four paintings for the double challenge ended yesterday on Halloween day! These paintings were posted on Instagram on time each day but I had not time to post them here on the Blog!
October has been an amazing month each day lots of beautiful art around the world was posted online and shared on social media! Thank you to  artists @jakeparker  for #inktober and  @mabgraves  for inspire, motivate and be able to bring all of us together in this magic month of October! I made beautiful new friends because her challenge  #mabsdrawlloweenclub and I came across amazing artists! I want to thank all my followers old and new you guys are amazing your support means everything to me and help me to keep going! To the new followers, I hope you will stay and keep following because l will create lots of new art! Today I feel so happy looking at what I have created this month but also a little exhausted! I completed the two challenges also #inktober combining the prompts in one painting each day! My Collection of paintings is now already available most of it in Limited Edition Prints on my  Etsy Shop, if you like something check the shop out! I have “Just Reduced” all the prices today and added mini prints 5 x 7 inches  starting at $12!!!! 😉
Have a Happy November everyone and lots of love from me to you! ♥️

Visit my Gallery you can see all my 30 Paintings!


❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1, Sakura Gold Pen Touch Calligrapher.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .


❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

Note: Most of these paintings are now available  on my Etsy Shop!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry or that you cannot find on the shop!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

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October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

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Inktober 2017 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 26: Headless Horseman – Squeak

– Headless Horseman – Squeak –
Day #26 MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017

Day #26 Headless Horseman – Squeak

 

Day #26: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober   

Prompts:
> MabsDrawlloweenClub: Headless Horseman
> Inktober:  Squeak

This is the painting for Day 26, I had to slow down a little other things did come to my way. Here is my “Headless attached horseman girl” with a squeaking wooden horse and lots of gold! 🖤 Yes I did let creativity run free on these prompts. i don’t really like to paint people without head so hers is re-attached I also decided for a girl as horseman! 😉

****I will grant the 20% off coupon until October 31st also here on purchases made on the Blog! Just contact me if you like anything in my galleries!

Day #26 Headless Horseman – Squeak


❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1, Sakura Gold Pen Touch Calligrapher.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .


❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ Shop Update Include a 20% Off coupon! Most of these paintings are listed as Limited Edition Prints in two sizes on my Etsy Shop!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

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October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

#INKTOBER, #INKTOBER2017, #WorldWatercolorGroup, Art, Challenge, Creativity, Drawings, Ethereal, Events, Fantasy Art, Illustration, Ink, Ink Drawing, Mabsdrawlloweenclub, Popsurrealism, Sketch, Uncategorized, Watercolors

Inktober 2017 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 25: Black Cat – Ship

– Black Cat – Ship –
Day #25 MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017
 

Day # 25 Black Cat – Ship

Day #25: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober   

Prompts:
> MabsDrawlloweenClub: Black Cat
> Inktober: Ship

This is the painting for Day 25 a lover’s eyes painting, just the beautiful yellow eye of a black cat. I love black cats and their eyes are so interesting to paint!

****I will grant the 20% off coupon until October 31st also here on purchases made on the Blog just contact me if you like anything in my galleries!


❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .


❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ Shop Update Include a 20% Off coupon! Most of these paintings are listed as Limited Edition Prints in two sizes on my Etsy Shop!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

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October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

#INKTOBER, #INKTOBER2017, #WorldWatercolorGroup, Art, Challenge, Creativity, Drawings, Ethereal, Events, Fantasy Art, Illustration, Ink, Ink Drawing, Mabsdrawlloweenclub, Popsurrealism, Sketch, Uncategorized, Watercolors

Inktober 2017 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 24: Moon man – Blind

– Moon man – Blind –
Day #24 MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017
 

Day #24 Moon man – Blind

Day #24: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober   

Prompts:
> MabsDrawlloweenClub: Moon man
> Inktober: Blind

This is the painting for Day 24 I made it on time and the same day posted on Instagram, I got busy and  had not time to post it here, so today made an update with multiple Blog posts!♥️
This is my Moon man finally finished! In the end I added a dash of silver dust to it and give a beautiful effect! You can’t really see the glittery silver ink on this photo, but I took a mini video to show the glitter spark and post it on Instagram ! 🖤 I did straggle at first with this painting when I started yesterday. I wasn’t satisfied! I had to leave it alone for the night then this morning I got it! ♥️ I hope you guys like it!

***Prints would be available only Hand Embellished to be as close as possible to the Original painting! Message me if you like one! I will grant the 20% off coupon until October 31st also here on purchases made on the Blog just contact me if you like anything in my galleries!


❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .


❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ Shop Update Include a 20% Off coupon! Most of these paintings are listed as Limited Edition Prints in two sizes on my Etsy Shop!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

78315df6f0f901f4-weblogo
October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

#INKTOBER, #INKTOBER2017, #WorldWatercolorGroup, Art, Challenge, Creativity, Drawings, Etsy, Events, Fantasy Art, Illustration, Ink, Ink Drawing, Mabsdrawlloweenclub, Popsurrealism, Sketch, Uncategorized, Watercolors

Inktober 2017 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 23: Coffin – Juicy

– Coffin – Juicy –
Day #23 MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017

Day #23 Coffin – Juicy


Day #23: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober   

Prompts:
> MabsDrawlloweenClub: Coffin
> Inktober: Juicy

This painting is inspired by the prompt Coffin and try to make it less creepy and more juicy! I decided to paint again my big eyes style Ms. Wednesday Addams, but this time she is doing meditation peacefully sit on a “Coffin” just to stay in the Halloween spirit… Namaste 🕉  btw I don’t think I ever seen the Addams family doing meditation especially Wednesday so my interpretation it is something different! 😉

Day #23 Coffin – Juicy

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ My first three paintings of this series are listed as Limited Edition Prints in two sizes on my Etsy Shop!

ETSY Shop Update!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

78315df6f0f901f4-weblogo
October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

 

 

#INKTOBER, #INKTOBER2017, #WorldWatercolorGroup, Art, Challenge, Creativity, Drawings, Ethereal, Etsy, Events, Fantasy Art, Illustration, Ink, Ink Drawing, Mabsdrawlloweenclub, Popsurrealism, Sketch, Uncategorized, Watercolors

Inktober 2017 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 22 Zombie – Trail

– Zombie – Trail –
Day #22 MabsDrawlloweenClub – InkTober 2017

Day #22 Zombie – Trail

Day #22: Double challenge #Drawlloweentober   

Prompts:
> MabsDrawlloweenClub:  Zombie
> Inktober:  Trail

Today is a double post another one would be later, sorry for lack of time I missed posting my paintings here on the Blog I did post all of the in time on my Instagram! I will post more and get in track with all the days the days! Here there is my Zombie girl I wanted to paint a nice one not a creepy one she is raising between the roses trail!

❤ Details about my paintings:
 My Ink drawing is outlined with ink pens. Pentel Pocket Brush black ink.  Ink pens used COPIC Multiliner Black ink #03 and 05, Micron dark red ink #1.  A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  A dash of watercolor,  I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ Details about these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. (read my previous post) Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. This Year I will Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Drawlloween is a little more spoocky Halloween themed created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words and I have combined the names creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”  yes this is my plan to be able to join and drawing daily for both amazing challenges at the same time,  if you like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

❤ My first three paintings of this series are listed as Limited Edition Prints in two sizes on my Etsy Shop!

ETSY Shop Update!

❤ Feel free to contact me if you like a print of any other entry!

 

I have a second Instagram account dedicated to my Art please follow me there! @carolinarussoart

 

78315df6f0f901f4-weblogo
October Challenge!

Visit my DrawlloweenTober GALLERY  and follow my daily drawings!

Have fun creating!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com