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Finding Inspiration

Throughout the summer I have been creating abstract art on paper, but most of the time I didn’t feel like it was 100% me. I was struggling to “feel” it, that the art I was making was authentic and original. A little voice in my head said to keep going, keep practicing. I was often stumped on what how to do it. Until…

I was doing a demo in my FB group on art supplies and the next day I looked down at the paper I was working with and I LOVED what I saw! The colors were me, the lines and marks were loose and easy. Nothing forced. I felt the tingles and then I knew I was onto something!

So from there I created a mood board with colors, scraps and some collage pieces I made and been saving for something. I start to add things together that felt the same way this demo paper did. And then I started to layer and have fun.

Early layers, watercolor paper on foam core!

Now I am in the beginning of a series I am naming - “The California Series”. All the colors and marks remind me of this beautiful state! Layers of acrylic inks, paints, neo color IIs, stencils and pencils.



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