All I Need Today is Coffee and Bikini

It’s Monday morning, hot hot hot Monday morning and all I can think of is coffee and bikini:)

It’s been forever since I’ve done a Monday Coffee post and I’m excited to get back to playing with coffee in my sketchbook!!

all i need is coffee and bikini print

But first I wanted to ask you something… These past few years I loved sharing my projects and behind the scene photos here on my blog and Instagram. But I keep asking myself if people still read blogs? Do you guys read blogs and if the answer is NO, what is your favorite platform??? Feels like with all the social media explosion we get overwhelmed with so much information and blogs are not as popular as before. I’m not saying good buy to my blog, because I really love this little creative corner- the idea of creating new posts always pushes me to experiment and share my little steps with you guys, so I’m going to continue adding new fun content here and I also plan something new!

Last month I published my first Skilshare class and I surprisingly loved creating video content so my next step is YouTube, so we’ll see how it goes. Wish me luck:)

This fun coffee print is now available in my Etsy shop
All I need is coffee illustrationfun coffee print for coffee loversI recently found this ink brush pen and I’m in love!!!!! You can make from really thin lines to thick strokes-perfect for outlining illustrations and calligraphy.fashion coffee illustrationSKILLSHARE/ PINTERESTINSTAGRAM / ETSY

 

 

How to Create Beautiful Fashion Illustrations

Happy Monday loves! Every day I get lot’s of Instagram DMs with questions about fashion illustration tips and today I have really amazing news that will brighten up your day!

I finally filmed my first Skillshare class after years and years of being too scared to try. I’ve been always terrified of being judged that I’m a self taught artist and don’t have a diploma from a  fancy school or my strong accent will make people laugh. But this year is all about challenging myself. A few weeks ago I was going to do a live Insta video and was sooooo nervous! My hands were shaking, I couldn’t remember what I wanted to say but I pressed the button “GO LIVE” and it was fine….I survived!:)  Nobody threw rotten tomatoes in my screen, some people even told me later that they loved it and asked for more videos:)))  I realized that if I inspire to draw or paint at least one person- it all worth it! And I did it! In my class you will learn the basics of fashion illustration, I’ll show you step by step how to draw a fashion figure, create dynamic and interesting poses and we’ll be learning how to use watercolors along the way.

If you never heard of Skillshare, you should definitely check it out right now!! Skillshare is an online learning community for creators. The classes are video based and you can do them entirely at your own pace.

fashion illustration tutorial, Skillshare classThe class includes short video lessons (total 35 minutes) and a project that challenges my students to paint and share their own fashion illustration. You can post your projects on the community board and receive peer to peer feedback.

fashion illustration, art by Elena Fay, fashion sketch, fashion drawingIf you crave learning new things, whether it’s how to learn social media marketing, how to make money blogging, learn to cook/ draw or design- Skillshare is the perfect place! I can go on and on about this platform because it’s really awesome! And the best part of this post is…..you guys can get two months of Skillshare Premium for free through this link which will give you an access to thousands Skillshare classes including mine (you have to sign up with your credit card but don’t worry- it’s not gonna be charged, and if you are not satisfied, which I doubt, you can unsubscribe any time). Grab your free seat till the offer is gone!

Sign up here and have fun!!!!

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