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Watecolor Sketch – Wind Spirit

Watecolor Sketch - Wind Spirit

This is a watercolor concept sketch I did a while back. It depicts a windspirit. I thought that would be fitting on such a marvelously cool day in July.

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I’ve come to realize you really need to be careful who you let in. I mean, who you let see the true you. Some folks will stop at nothing to take advantage of you once they think they have gained your trust. This is especially true for those who work in the arts. A lot of the work we do is very personal and comes from a personal place. To have some one tear that work apart can be traumatic. I’m not even talking about constructive criticism, I’m talking about someone just saying or doing things that totally disrespects the work you are doing. 

For all of us, the way we express ourselves is different. How we work, why we work, who we work with shapes our art and shapes us. I suppose, what I’m trying to say is be careful and be kind. Be careful who you open yourself to and be kind to yourself and your work.

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The Ship Arrives by K.Brown

Living as an Artist

Since things have been rough for me lately, I decided to start a gofundme page. It is mainly to help with me being a fulltime artist while continuing to care for my ailing parents. I have different donation levels where donors will receive an original signed painting from me. I post examples of my work in hopes to generate to buzz and money. It will be uphill battle, but I’ve never let the stop me before. I am on the right path.

Here is  my latest digital painting, Spirit Bomb:

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This update is long over due.

Hello! Hello!

Sorry I’m late. Sometimes, quite often actually, I get so caught up in life that I forget to update this journal.

What’s New? Well, my book project is stalled for now. I have too many irons in the fire and I need to re-focus. I’m still determined to finish it.  I have been doing more paintings on my iPod. I recently bought the Sensa artist brush and stylus. It makes painting on the iPod seem more “real”

I have updated my Etsy shop with new jewelry items.

Check out more at Perfumed Plums

white rose with black beads necklace

Resin white rose with vintage acrylic black bead .

earrings

elongated pearlescent bead is highlighted on these earrings.

New works….Mid December

Hello!

Life is going. I’ve been doing more digital paintings. I am learning to enjoy it more. I still miss using watercolors and acrylics.  Digital painting is convenient  and less mess (no clean up). I am finding that my paintings a very “painterly” and almost sculptural in nature. Here are few of my latest works:

abstract painting by KBrown 2012

abstract painting by KBrown 2012

abstract painting by KBrown 2012

abstract painting by KBrown 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m considering entering some art contest.  It is all part of having more confidence in my work.  I do have to say that my ideas and my aesthetics have become more refined. I’m willing to take more risks.

 

Until next time…thanks for stopping by.

~K

Inspiration..

What inspires us? If we write, why do we write? If we draw, why do we draw? If we take photographs, what makes us take that photograph?

These questions went through my mind over the Thanksgiving holiday. I’ve been feeling stagnant in my work and felt the need to sit  and try to understand what I am missing my life that should be giving me a drive to create better works of art. To paint better more interesting subjects. To take more dynamic photos. To take more chances and really put myself out there.  This life a lonely one. But I suppose it doesn’t have to be.

I present my most recent Artrage painting (done on iPod touch).

autumn day

Digital Painting by K. Brown 2012