Jessie Vittoria Graphics

Illustrations (and other creative things) by Jessie Vittoria

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Back in the printing game.

I participated in a print market this weekend and thought I would make some new prints. I ended up producing a lot of monotypes and made some small linocuts. It was an awesome event and now I am a little high on success.



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Metals Final

Our final project was stone setting.  I have to be honest, by this point I just wanted to do something easy that wasn’t going to kill me before the semester was over.  I also made it so I could remove the stone piece and just have the flowers.  Don’t mind the chain, it’s just there to show it’s a necklace.

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The Necklace

Our second project in metals was to create a necklace or bracelet using rivets.  Naturally I came up with an asymmetrical poppy necklace.  This was one of those pieces where I had to take a mistake and turn it into an asset.


Shoulder Tattoo Design

I have a lot of tattoo ideas, but it takes me forever to make a decision about anything, especially something as permanent as a tattoo, so in the mean time, I just design the tattoos I want.  I wanted butterflies on one shoulder and I wanted a compass on the back of my neck and I wanted flowers on my other shoulder, but I didn’t want my back to be covered and I didn’t want it to look so symmetrical.  Then I was inspired to put them all together in one tattoo!  Right now it may be a bit too detailed, but this is the general idea.


One day, when I have money to spare, I finally decide I am okay with forever, and I find a suitable tattoo artist I trust will do exactly what I want, this will go on the back of my shoulder.  One day.


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More Poppies

I went to The Mad Potter the other day with my sister and painted a mug!  I was just saying how I wanted a bigger mug because I want more coffee, more tea!  And now I have one!  With Poppies on it!  You can never have too many mugs…

So far, I’ve painted 2 mugs, 1 teacup and saucer, 1 bowl, 2 cats and 1 egg.  Maybe I’ll post another “blast from the past” post and show you the things I’ve painted at pottery painting studios.  But I don’t have those pictures ready, so for now I’ll just show my latest creation.



Yeah, the splice isn’t the greatest.  I just quickly shot the pictures and thought of doing this after I put them on my computer.  Oh well.  You get the idea.DSC06787

It’s the details that count.


Watercolor experimenting

You know I love black ink pens, but I also love watercolor.  I have been afraid to try it out ’cause I’ve never had luck with it before, (I’ve mainly been working with coffee and tea) but it turned out pretty nice I think.  I went out and bought some proper watercolor paper!  Just goes to show, you never know until you try.

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On another note, I’m almost done with my sailing painting from school.  It’s looking very different.  So far, good feedback.

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Poppies Tattoo

I started drawing these a long time ago and I eventually redrew and colored them in Photoshop.  I really want one tattooed on my arm.