Author Archives: Justine Limpus Parish

About Justine Limpus Parish

Associate Professor - Art Center College of Design Faculty Director: The Sewing Lab Product Design Dept. - Wearables & Soft Goods Entertainment Design Dept - Costume Design

Fashion Drawing E-book series on LULU

Video demos coming soon on Instagram and Facebook    

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Painting Tuscan Landscape Curtains

If you can’t have the view you want…paint one. These are curtains on my kitchen windows.  The windows are old louvered windows that let cold air in.  So since there is only a view of the house next door, I decided … Continue reading

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Painting San Diego

Quick trip to San Diego.  Balmy weather, quick storm one night, great sunsets the next Tombow pens and Waterbrush on small watercolor pad.        

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Alaska Paintings: Process

KETCHIKAN CREEK ST This is my process for creating these quick color sketches.  Most take me around 45 min. I rough in with light pencil for composition.  Then I draw in architectural elements with a fine point waterproof pen (sharpie, … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip: More Paintings

Juneau in the mist.  Tombow pens and Waterbrush.  The last one is the view of our ship in the harbor from the tram going up the mountain.

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Alaska Trip – Sewing in the Pacific Northwest

I saw a number of very interesting vintage sewing machines. The machine below is a very old  Singer treadle machine.  I am guessing 1920s.              The Vancouver Museum of History   This one is a very old walking foot Singer for … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip -Fun, food and overload

Part of travelling is of course EATING…and drinking…on board ship….the BUFFET and of course CRAB …the left-overs…and a CRAB BLOODY MARY – at Ice Strait Point Back in Vancouver….I with my glass of wine and Tom with his beer. And now … Continue reading

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