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Portrait Project coming soon...

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Sunday, October 28, 2018,
I've decided to start start a big project. It'll be several years in the making, but I think it'll be worth it. Right now, I'm trying to recruit volunteers for me to practice doing portraits on. I've given myself til next summer or sooner for the practice portraits and will be uploading them to my site, depending on how they turn out. This will be the real test to see if I have the chops to pull off a portrait project.
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Limping Along...

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Wednesday, June 27, 2018,
I started an Untitled painting that I'm slowly working on. Between work and worsening health issues, it's slow going for now. I hit a wall not long ago, but I've broken through and I feel like I can actually face the piece. It's funny how you can talk yourself out of working because of fear, but distancing yourself from a project can really help. After so long chipping away at a piece, it seems to come naturally. It's a hard way to do things and I don't necessarily recommend it! I hope to fin...
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Hiatus from work...

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Tuesday, July 4, 2017,
I've recently relocated and will be taking a short hiatus from painting until I can find room to set up a small studio. I'm currently working on other projects, but hope to get back to the fine arts as soon as possible. Looking forward to sharing any new work then!
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Tough week, good day.

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Sunday, August 31, 2014,


It was a rough week for me. I missed two days of work and spent nearly every minute I was home in bed. I didn't get a bit of painting or drawing done until today. Today has been great so far! I've put in an hour session of painting earlier and had minimal pain. I put on a podcast, put my head down and put some paint on the canvas. Currently, I'm reworking the painting A Privilege of Madness, which was a semi-incomplete painting from my thesis show two years ago. I stripped the varnish from it...

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