Artist Spotlight: Bombshell with Olivia De Berardinis

**Featured Image for this article.** BATMAN RETURNS and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16). “Chat Noir,” featuring model Michelle Pfeiffer, 2018. Artwork  ©Olivia De Berardinis All rights ReservedGDG is starting off 2019 strong with an Artist Spotlight feature on the legendary pinup painter and one of the most successful and accomplished women artists of our time, Olivia De Berardinis!  Members recently had the unique opportunity to ask questions about Olivia’s experiences as a woman artist making pinup and erotic fantasy art for 40 years. Getting her start back when creating pinup…

2018/2019 Membership Extended to 2/2 & Info on Vol. 5 Artbook!

Are You Interested In Being A Part Of Girls Drawin Girls? New Membership Submissions Have Been Extended to February 2nd, 2019! Have you noticed our new teaser promo featuring Space GiGi? GDG is planning on putting together a Galaxy/Outer Space collaborative art book that will feature writing by known women in Science & Physics, and we want YOU to join and contribute! If would like to join the ranks of the leading international group of women artists, animators, comic creators, and all around amazing ladies. Please fill out a complete application, and submit 3-5 pieces of your own original art…

Artist Spotlight: Jen Fong Shares How to Build Confidence as an Artist

Where are you from / currently live? San Diego, CA Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? Do you know when you first became interested in art?  “When I was 5 years old, I would hang out at the restaurant my Mom worked at and her customer, Joe, would draw portraits on a napkin.  He would let me sit with him and watch. I was fascinated at what he could do and I started drawing excessively since that day.” “In my adolescence I got into comic books (X-Men and WildC.A.T.S.) which has greatly influenced my style…

Artist Spotlight: Joan Varitek on Evolving Your Creative Talents

Where are you from / currently live? I’m from Chicago and now live in Los Angeles. Could you give us a brief overview of your art background?  I attended Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as an Illustration and Sequential Art major, freelanced as an Illustrator for 10 years before beginning a Staff Artist position. Describe some of the jobs you have done professionally how they have helped develop your artistic skills. My current work as a Children’s Educational Product Illustrator involves drawing characters in the house style, which is very classically cartoony. So it’s pushed me to focus less…

Artist Spotlight: Loren Petty

Where are you from / currently live? LP: “Henderson, NV Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? Do you know when you first became interested in art? LP: “I first got into art when I was a kid because my uncle was an artist. I loved my uncle’s work and I wanted to be able to draw like him. I continued art throughout my schooling and went to a specialty arts high school to keep studying. I got my Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Animation and have done freelance sporadically over the years, but…

Artist Spotlight: Liz Masters on Exceeding Industry Standards

 Where are you from / currently live? LM: Currently I am based in Burbank, CA. Originally I hail from a small town in rural Pennsylvania. Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? Do you know when you first became interested in art? LM: My parents encouraged me to be creative from a young age. I remember coloring in books with my Mom, and wishing that I was as talented as she is. By high school, drawing was my strongest skill and my favorite escape. When I found “Faeries” by Brian Froud and Allen Lee at the…

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