Hey there! I'm Amanda Beard, a recent Illustration graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. See more of my work at www.amandabeardart.com, or check out my Etsy shop here!
Working on a collaborative commission with my designer pal Adam Sherkanowski! The baby shower invitation theme is inspired by Ethan’s super cute nursery blanket. In progress, stay tuned!
For the past week or so, I’ve been hard at work creating a logo for cutie fur babies Aspen and Colton of Corgi Club. Here’s a glimpse at how it evolved from start to finish!
Pica's blog needed a bit of a makeover…
A change of pace! It’s been a while since I’ve done a self portrait. And with little miss sugglebun, Pica :)
I’m working on a project for two of the stumpiest babies on Tumblr — Ed and Ghibli! Here’s a peek into my process and the development of the piece. Finished version coming soon!
I just finished a commission for a couple who is celebrating their first wedding anniversary today! A gift inspired by paper — clever, huh? Graphite on bristol.I’ve been a busy bee! More things to come!
Had a long car ride to Connecticut this weekend, which made for great sketching time.
Introducing Krystle's tattoo — finally complete! I can't wait to see this inked!
I’m currently working on a memorial tattoo design for a client whose Corgi, River, sadly passed away. These were the first round of sketches that I sent for revision. A few changes have been made since — stay tuned for the final design!
Newest commission: a father’s day gift for a first-time daddy! Graphite on vellum, 11” x 14”.
A few weeks ago I designed wedding invitations for a friend from high school. The bride-to-be loved them so much that she’s getting the cake decorated to match! Best wishes to Vanja and Justin! <3
New favorite animal to draw? Probably! Guess who?
Final sketch/finished painting. Acrylic on canvas. (Is “Thank You” too lame of a title?) Hoping to have cards printed within the next couple of weeks!
Up next: Thank You cards! (Sneak peek into my sketchbook)