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MIKE

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Depois que postei o Martini, Luiz chegou pra me encomendar um novo retrato de pet - esse é Mike, o chihuahua. Aceitei, fiz uns esboços e decidi na versão mais miniatura de todas - que desenhei e pintei em um dia, e envernizei no seguinte. Com quase 3cm, ficou super cute!

After I posted Martini’s portrait, Luiz enquired about one of his chihuahua Mike. I promptly said yes, and after some sketching, I thought it would be cool (and challenging) to go all out in the miniature style - so I painted a 3cm dog portrait. It came out super cute!

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MARTINI

Esse é o Martini, filho do Cezar, adotado no fim de 2018. Fazia um tempo que o Cezar tava obcecado com galgos, e agora que chegou um na família, pintei uma miniatura de presente.

This is Martini, Cezar’s late 2018 adoption. Cezar wanted an italian greyhound for some time, and now that he’s got one I painted a miniature as a gift for the family.

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Essa peça é especial por vários motivos - foi a primeira pintura de um pet especifico, e a primeira “jóia” da minha produção, aproveitando uma armação de broche vintage, de prata, e com o vidro original. O broche também é pingente, todo caprichado. Tentei desenhar, pintar e ornar pra ficar bem fino.

This is a special piece for some reasons - it’s the first pet portrait I’ve done, and also my first miniature qualifying as a jewel. I painted it to match a vintage sterling silver and glass frame, wich I got in a flea marke. It’s a brooch and also a pendant. I wanted the piece to be fancy.

Depois de rascunhar e pintar a figura do Martini, escolhi ultramarinho pro fundo - Um azul comum em miniaturas por causa da cor lindíssima e pigmento caríssimo. Usei o mesmo tom num retrato que fiz do meu amigo à moda renascentista em 2016. Agora os 2 têm retratos combinando.

After drawing and painting, I chose an ultramarine background - a typical color found in antique miniatures, because of its noble origins and associations. I used the same blue in a renaissance style potrait of Cezar in 2016. Now he and Martini have matching portraits.

Como é uma peça bem especial, assinei e datei o verso da pintura. Terminado o broche, fiz uma caixinha e ate tentei dar um lacinho, que não rolou. Empacotei e levei pra SP, onde entreguei de surpresa depois de um jantar. Ele curtiu.

The finishing touch is my signature in the back of the watercolor, and because it’s such a special piece, I fancied some latin words in it. Then I packed it in a custom box and surprise gifted my friend after dinner. He liked it a lot.

XX2

Part II.

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Depois de esgotar a primeira série de pingentes XX online e num rolê no Rio, chegaram novas pessoas interessadas nas peças. Daí peguei meus ultimos 10 coraçõezinhos pra fazer uma nova edição, XX2.

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Graças as migs repostando no Insta, chegou uma cliente com um pedido especial - além de um pingente azul, uma pulseira. Pintei e montei a peça num fim-de-semana, e ficou ótima. Aí embaixo estão o making of, a peça, e a carioca Natalia, toda trabalhada e acessorizada com as novas bixouXX.

FUNDIES

for funny peeps!

Late 2018 I found @fundies_undies on IG and I liked it - theyre Netherlandish, LGBTQ, inclusive and green (and the products are really fun!). So as I did with Cacete Company, I slid into their DMs introducing myself and asking if they`d like some drawings. They offered me a deal, and this is what I came up with:

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I always think of making things that don’t take forever to finish and also would look good on print, even if it’s a shitty printer - cue clean silhouettes in black&white lineart. I don’t fancy myself as a digital painter, after all. When it comes to selling ideas and stuff, I mostly stick to what I’m better at, wich is drawing.

Fundies is all about the LGBTQ community, so they asked me to draw a trans man. Since it was a deal (exchange of goods and services) and also a first (haven’t had a specific request like this) I came up with a plan and some options - I combined two pictures of myself that didn’t make the cut and stylied it with a underwear that is avaliable at their store.

Fundies has a lot of quirky and colorful items, but I chose these plain B/W briefs because they are recognizable and they come with and without the packer pouch. It’s all about the options, so I could draw and ask for input as I go, and end with multiple illustrations before arriving in what they like best. Here are some variations on the drawing:

Since it was made for Instagram, it wouldn’t be just a drawing - it’s best for it to be also content. Then there’s a design part: I thought about doing stuff that would look good on the feed and in the stories. After I finished the edits and Fundies picked what they liked, I fixed them a static version and matching gif of two separate illustrations:

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The eyes are remixes of the Instagram sticker from Carra Skyes @carraskyes. It exists only on Instagram and it is really familiar, but the non LGBTQ folk may not clock the trans flag colors in the iris. It’s part of the queer pride sticker family, and it ties everything together. Here are the separate designs that make the gif: