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Welcome to Shiloh's blog, sharing creativity, laughter, some tears, hope and strength through art. You can find more art and advocacy work by Shiloh on her website, simply click on this link: www.shilohmoore.wix.com/byshi Prints of some of her work can be bought at: http://shilissimo.redbubble.com All artwork © by Shiloh Moore

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

'Fawn'

'Fawn' pencil drawing on paper
(c) 27/3/12 by Shiloh Moore

I was looking through photos of animals and came across pictures of fawns (baby deer). I've always been attracted to deer and fawns for some reason. I was inspired to do this little scribble.

I tried to see if I could find information about fawns to see if there could be a more interesting reason for drawing one today. Nothing profound, but interestingly Wikipedia told me:
'In the first twenty minutes of a fawn's life, the fawn begins to take its first steps.'
and
'The fawn stays hidden in the grass for one week until it is strong enough to walk with its mother.'


Sunday, March 25, 2012

'Juliet'



'Juliet' A7 Line Drawing on Watercolour Paper
(c) Dec 2011 Shiloh Moore

I drew an image of Juliet by the water from the Baz Luhrmann version of the film 'Romeo And Juliet' back in 1997. I lost the picture of Claire Danes' Juliet that I drew it from, but I came across my scribble in December last year. I re-drew it with Pitt Pen on a tiny A7 Watercolour Paper sheet, which is below. Then recently I played with the colours on the computer to form the above image.

I love the serenity, the contemplation, the stillness, the sense of peace you feel around water. I love the use of water in the film of that version of Romeo and Juliet, the water brings these senses of stillness to their chaotic world.

I enhanced this drawing to make it into a stencil to cut out and paint blocks of colour onto a black background, but I haven't been well enough to cut the stencil out. So I took the little image below and played with it to create the image above, and I figure I may as well show you now. Hopefully one day I'll be well enough to cut out and paint the more intricate version, but for now I'll share with you this little piece.


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

'Athletic Monkey'

'Athletic Monkey' watercolour by Shiloh Moore 2012
Inspired by this photograph:


'Athletic Monkey - sunset in Shimla' photograph by L. Moore
Used with permission

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

'Make A Wish'


'Make a Wish' A7 Line Drawing (c) 2012 by Shiloh Moore

This little piccie is a tiny line drawing, played with using a photo manipulation site.

Make a Wish!
xx

Saturday, March 10, 2012

"I Am"

I have been in a bad patch health wise, unable to do any art for a month. I've been dreaming of lots of projects, itching to try mixed media again, and a stencil painting, but I don't have the strength to do either. A couple nights ago I was able to do some drawing lying down, and, while I imagine a grand large mixed media project from it, for now I have used watercolour.

"I Am" A4 Watercolour on Paper (c) 2012 Shiloh Moore

"I Am"  

copyright 8/3/12 by Shiloh Moore
While my body's wracked
With pain and exhaustion
of an indescribable magnitude...
Unable to do anything but lie here,
Hours, days, weeks on end...
I am...

I am the flute goddess I've always dreamed of being
I am flying free,
Filled with unearthly beautiful music.
I am beyond this broken body...
I am content and at peace.
I am okay.
I am...