Among my 2018 highlights was a trip to England and seeing the Reddaway brothers’ monkey society at the V&A Museum of Childhood . . . #karenqkemp #artlicensing #illustration #illustratorsofinstagram #paintingaday #sketchbook #toys #monkey #monkeydoll #eggtempera #rowney #museumchildhood #reddawaybrothers #monkeysociety
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As I’m painting, I will often fall back to the techniques and colors I know will work. Trying something new often feels uncomfortable in the moment. But when I look back at the photos I take of my paintings at early stages, I can more easily step outside the emotion I feel as the artist creating and just become the viewer. Then I see what I thought felt so uncomfortable is really quite unique and beautiful. From there I can add that beauty into my next painting with confidence.
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Squantz Pond twilight. The last fee washes froze before they could dry. #pra#practice msantarelliart #sketchbook #sketchdaily #practice #skillmanbirn #urbansketching #dailypainting #housatonic #sketchonlocation #paintingaday #pleinairpainting
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Revisiting one of my favorite #pro#processart books, "Point Zero" by Michele Cassou. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It's a different approach to Process Art than the one I'm primarily trained in, through @openstudioproject. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Instead, with this work, the intention is to approach the art completely open. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ No intention. No subtle expectation of meaning. Just emit creativity. Just see what takes shape when you are completely out of the way. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It takes a choice to get away from the linear part of the brain. To enter in to that magical state of flow. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Even today, as I played in the art room for three hours, I was still working toward an outcome. It's a completely different experience to paint for the sake of process. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Reading this book makes me want to get back to it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #processart #processartist #openstudioproject #arteverydamnday #paintingaday #artjournal #artsanity #artdaily #processobsessed #paintlikeachild #outsiderart #artjournaling #processobsessedart #drawyourguts #artbrut #freetheartist #arttherapy #selftherapy #michelecassou
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Hart of the Forest —————— “I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.” - Gustave Flaubert —————— I’ve been getting your holiday orders packaged today, and I’m so pleased to be sending out some of my Spirit if the Pacific whales. Many thanks to you, for loving what I create! 🙏🏻 If you’ve been considering making an order, please remember to order by (or before, ideally) December 14th to ensure arrival by Christmas. After that I’ll be closing the shop until January! . . . . #watercolor #watercolors #emergingartist #artlovers #watercolor_gallery #ill#illustrationnow #deerlovers #arts_help #happyartistmovement #paint #painting #watercolourartist #paintingoftheday #illustration #watercolorblog #artoftheday #artofinstagram #art_we_inspire #botanicalwatercolor #paintingaday #treelovers #plantlove #allthingsbotanical #minimalistart #leaf_ladies #pineart #pinetrees #top_watercolor #watercolorartist #deerart
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