Posts by Diane

Tea Towel Designs

I’ve always been inspired mid-century tea towels and thought it might be fun to create some using my illustrations. I’m going to print these at Spoonflower for my own kitchen.

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Anthurium Flowers Ink & Digital Drawing

Anthurium flowers drawn in ink on paper. Colored digitally with Procreate. I’m trying to steer away from making everything accurate colors and having some fun with these new drawings. https://www.instagram.com/dianelabombarbe/https://www.pinterest.ca/dianelabombarbe/

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It’s a Jungle Out There

Adding a leopard to my tropical collection. I often work digitally but there’s something so natural and intuitive about drawing on a big sketchbook with a brush pen. Ink is not as forgiving as pencil or digital and there’s no undo shortcut. I like the imperfections you get when you draw in ink. Sometimes I…

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Watercolor & Gouache Jungle Art

I’ve been taking lots of classes. So at 60 I’m kind of back in school but it’s all online and I love it! I think we should all keep learning new things. I used to draw & paint everything very realistically but these days I want to make fun, quirky art. Here’s a jungle illustration…

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Home Decor

I’ve been having so much fun with some MATS (Make Art That Sells) classes that I’m taking. It’s fun to do things I wouldn’t normally draw. Here’s one presentation board for fabrics with a nautical theme.

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Sly Fox Puppet Free Download

Fun fox puppet to make with the kids. Hope a few of you enjoyed the New Year piggy puppet. Here’s a sly fox to add to your critter collection! I will be adding more so your kids can have their own puppet show. Materials: printer, card stock or any heavy weight paper, scissors, mini brad…

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Year Of The Pig Puppet

Fun paper puppet to make with the kids! I’m late for Chinese New Year but I did mange to get this one ready in time for ‘Family Day’ fun here in Canada. I have been working on a series of printable crafts for families. This paper puppet was designed one for my sister-in-law to take…

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Tropicals

Just a little warm-up for a snowy winter day. Another floral that I drew as a result of the online class I’ve been taking from Victoria Johnson. This was drawn using Adobe Illustrator. I take reference photos every where I go so I had lots to choose from. I think I will start a series…

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