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Aileen Holmes
Orange County, CA
illustrator/artist and graphic designer inspired by vintage fashion!
Interests: graphic design, illustration, fashion, apparel, art, artists, vintage, shopping, ephemera
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Mar 15, 2010
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Come out to Homegrown Friday, March 19th! I designed the flyer and will be selling prints for $20. Also, my brother will be DJing! : ) There's a REALLY great collection of artists, the space is huge, and it's gonna... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Lola 8" x 10" print is now available on my Etsy shop! *** I've been crazy busy lately... Sorry I've been neglecting to post! I have FOUR art shows between now and mid-April!! Not every one of them has links... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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I just finished painting "Lacie", a flapper skateboard for an upcoming show at Rothick Art Haus in Anaheim. I will let you know when I know more details about the opening--it should be a big show with a TON of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Love is in the air with Valentine's Day nearing! Even if you don't have a sweetie this time around, loving yourself is just as important. My print "Love Always" is now available on my Etsy shop. **** If you'd like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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I'm so psyched to be featured on Steph Calvert of hearts and laserbeam's OC Weekly blog Gettin' Made! Check it out: http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/gettin-made/gettin-made-out-of-this-world/ *** Today I hung out with Tracey Taylor, the Assistant Director of The ARTery at the LAB in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Costa Mesa is the City of the Arts... and so much more! I thought I'd show my love for Costa Mesa by creating an art print of my original drawing previously created for a show at The ARTery... and also... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Last night I drew this at Drink n' Draw! Please stop by sometime. It's every Tuesday night at the Azteca Restaurant in Garden Grove. *** Weekend of Art Last weekend I had a weekend filled with art! Saturday was the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Just got back from the premier of Dr. Sketchy's Anti Art School at Rothick Art Haus in Anaheim, CA. Dr. Sketchy's is an art movement founded in Brooklyn in 2005 by the artist Molly Crabapple. She posed the simple question,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Mission Statement I've been working hard on defining what my self-brand represents and what I'd like to convey with my blog. My goal here is to be transparent in my creative process so that folks will gain a greater understanding... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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I'm SO excited to tell you all that I've been featured in the OC Arts & Culture Artist Spotlight. You can read about my history, inspiration and all sorts of fun facts! http://ocartsandculture.com/2010/01/artist-spotlight-aileen-holmes/ *** I'm participating in the Meet Up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2010 at Aileen Holmes
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Here's a little doodle I sketched out the last day of screen printing class. That class was soooo much fun and eye opening! I haven't even begun to share with you all the amazing art that came out of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
Thank you SO MUCH for facilitating this group. This is only my second month but I'm so keen on the idea! Much luck in your future endeavors! Here's my monthly goals: http://www.aileenholmes.com/tangyfruitgirl/2009/11/december-goals.html Aileen
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December 2009 is upon us! Though, I am already projecting myself into next year. What will be in store? Before I look forward, I will reflect on November's goals. 1. Create a mailing list for snail mail. This will be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
Great goals! I just checked out your sites. Wonderful design!
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Sign up for my mailing list and get a free 5"x7" 2010 Calendar Postcard! Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
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Print reproductions are now for sale at my Etsy shop! http://tangyfruitgirl.etsy.com These 8" x 10" prints are on 8 1/2" x 11" Epson Velvet Fine Art paper. 100% cotton rag, acid free, bright white and archival quality. They are also... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
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It's that time of year to send a special note to those you hold dearest. I have a couple of holiday cards for sale! http://tangyfruitgirl.etsy.com Buy 1 to 3 cards for $3, or get a special deal of $10 for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
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This morning I went to a book signing of Lisi Harrison, author of the YA series "The Clique." I got her latest book "Charmed and Dangerous" signed! I'm a fan of books I'm too old for such as the "Gossip... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2009 at Aileen Holmes
Hey everyone! This is my first time participating! I've been keen on this blog for a while but am new to online business (just launched my Etsy site a week ago!). I've been an illustrator for a while and am branching out into new markets. Thanks for being a witness to my goals and I hope I can contribute to everyone's progress! Thanks! http://www.aileenholmes.com/tangyfruitgirl/2009/11/goals-for-november.html
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