Summer Citrus Inspiration

Spring is in the air...I think. :) 

St. Louis has a funny way of deciding if it's still winter or spring! One day, it is a chilly 20 degrees with snow dotting the gray skies, while the next is 70 and beach-worthy (if we had a beach!). With these frigid temps, painting something bright and citrusy seems to help ward off the blues.

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If I could paint summery citrus all day long I'd be a happy camper! However, I must stay abreast of what my clients need, and that's usually themes off-season due to production cycles (holiday art during the summer, and summery scenes during the winter).

I created this citrus collection as a spin off to my recent lettuce, berries, and herb charts. I loved capturing some of the more popular edibles and designed playful patterns to go with each collection.

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I usually incorporate hand-lettering into my work. I will both paint and use pencil to create my lettering. I prefer the Prismacolor Ebony Pencil because it creates a darker graphite line that best captures my text.

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As part of my design process, I will mock up renderings to showcase how my artwork can translate on various home decor products. These visuals help my clients visualize the entire product line.

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Hope you enjoyed looking at some of the designs from my new edible collection! These images are only a few of the designs from this summery line.

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Wishing you a beautiful and fruitful spring and summer!

xo, Angela