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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Sketchbook Sunday: Art Show in Progress

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Last summer, our friend was scheduling the art shows for the Grit, a local favorite restaurant, and I told him I would like to have a show there. So, since then, I had ideas and dreams of how I thought my art show would look on the walls at the Grit.

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Over time, I had different idea and sketches as to what the themes would be, and how large or small I wanted to work. I usually work fairly small, but the walls there are so big, I needed to think about that in relation to the work. Some of my artist friends said I needed to work big, which for a miniaturist, like myself, was a nervous thought.

Working on big bunny portrait! #drawing #draw #illustration

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I also do not usually love making backgrounds, but I tried some here. These are paintings that did not quite fit with my vision, but they were still good to work on and explore possibility.

More drawing. #draw #drawing #illustration #art
A lot of times, I like to work on my art at lunch, just to break from the computer or whatever I was doing that day.

Lunchtime sketches. #art #illustration #lunchtimefactory #drawing
So there you have it, some of my drawings and process from my art show!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Lucky 13

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Last weekend was the party for Lucky 13, an art show I was asked to participate in with a Halloween theme. My friend Cindy curated the show, and decorated Flicker bar with skulls, webs, and candy!

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Here is my paper cut I made for Lucky 13. I had so much fun making this paper cut, I can’t wait to make more! This was my first large size paper cut. I usually work so much smaller.

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So many great artists in the Lucky 13 show! If you are downtown for the Halloween parade, pop in and have a peek! The show will be up through this weekend.

Monday, May 26, 2014

ATHICA Mystery Triennial Opening

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We went to the opening reception for ATHICA’s Mystery Triennial. It was busy, and a great time talking to friends and meeting new ones. We saw so much inspiring artwork, it was really wonderful to see so much happening right here in Athens.

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I know the Mystery Triennial is supposed to be a mystery, but we were able to guess many of our friend’s pieces straight away. Here are some by our pal, Dena Zilber. These are so amazing and jam-packed with detail and color. Each glance you notice something new in the work of art.

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Some of the art had sound incorporated – Steven Trimmer made the rose speaker, and when you put your ear to this flower, you could hear Wind in the Willows. Do you remember that?

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After seeing Anthony Wislar’s painted portraits, we all took the personality tests. Raoul and I are both “INFJ”!

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This one was my favorite in the show! Made by a local potter.

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Our friend Lindsay’s daughter! Yes, she has a mustache! (Not all the time, though.)

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And here I am with my artwork. I made three pieces, they are Fruit Friends. The three shown are Peach, Plum, and Pear. These are made with soft colors and inspired by a song by Joanna Newsom.

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