Red Sun over Flowers – Abstract Landscape Watercolor

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(Prints available for purchase on Fine Art America.)

A red sun with blue and black clouds appear over a field of flowers underneath.

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The Winner of the Anything Halloween 2017 Art Contest Is…

Ali Oppy! Congrats! Her digital art piece, entitled “Autumn Witch,” was the first place winner!

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*I do not own this piece. This image is owned & copyrighted to Ali Oppy. You can purchase this photograph by clicking here.)

This image perfectly conveys a sense of mystery and allure, common traits attributed to witches.

Ali Oppy, also known as Mystic Sparrow, is an artist who  Continue reading “The Winner of the Anything Halloween 2017 Art Contest Is…”

Blog Post of 10/22/17 – some ideas, weird cat picture, halloween art contest

Since it is about a week before Halloween, ravens & dark forests have been on my mind. I have been sketching out some ideas for work based on these subjects.

Ink sketches of what were supposed to be ravens, but they just ended up looking like generic birds haha.

 

I have an idea of using ink and watercolor to create a semi-abstract, dark, spooky forest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another Halloween type event happened yesterday evening while walking around my neighborhood. I captured this photo of a black cat: Continue reading “Blog Post of 10/22/17 – some ideas, weird cat picture, halloween art contest”

Review of Koh-I-Noor Woodless Color Pencils (12 Pack)

I bought these pencils in January from Amazon. Although they were only $7.91 at the time, I did have high expectations due to the positive reviews.

These did not disappoint. Unlike most other pencils, they are made entirely of graphite. Instead of a wooden outer layer, there is a lacquer based coating to prevent the color from coming off on your hands. Continue reading “Review of Koh-I-Noor Woodless Color Pencils (12 Pack)”

The first place winner of the July 2017 Minimalist art contest is…

Roeselien Raimond ! Congratulations! Her photograph of a seagull on the water, entitled “Empty Spaces,” illustrates how minimalist works, although simple and uncomplicated, can create an atmosphere of beauty and elegance.

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This image is © Roeselien Raimond. All rights reserved. Prints are available for purchase on Fine Art America.

Ms. Raimond has always had a fascination for art. She has worked as an art therapist and web designer, honing her artistic and creative skills. Now she puts most of her energies  Continue reading “The first place winner of the July 2017 Minimalist art contest is…”

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