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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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Scumbling Left Handed

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Sunday, September 14, 2014,
Had a physically exhausting day yesterday, so my body hurts pretty bad today, but I managed to get a good two hours of painting in anyway. I'm feeling really excited about the giant painting I'm working on and I think that excitement is what helped me get my ass up to do it. Lots of large areas of scumbling today, which is particularly exhausting on my arm. Good news though, I'm getting better at it with my left hand!


Today, I had just intended to put the sketch on (in charcoal) but was able ...

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The Biggest Painting Ever

Posted by Kathryn Carlson on Sunday, September 7, 2014,
So, on a whim I started the largest painting that I have ever attempted. I will be called "Liberation" and is an updated attempt at a painting I did when I was 17, before I learned the skills that I have now. I'm really excited about it an hope that I can finish it in time for the show. I don't have the exact dimensions but here are some pics of it in my studio.





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