Posts Tagged ‘fairys’

The Art of Fae Nouveau (Part 3)

This is the third installment to an ongoing series of posts detailing a project of mine called Fae Nouveau, a mix of three parts Mucha, two parts fairy art and one part fun with friends.     This image has a long and colorful history. It features good friend and frequent model Amy. The original modeled photo was taken for…

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The Art of Fae Nouveau (Part 2)

This is the second part of an ongoing series of posts detailing a project of mine called Fae Noveau, my own (potentially harmless?) cocktail of three parts Mucha, two parts fairy art and one part fun with friends. In this installment I’ll be going through the process of getting from concept to finished art on…

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The Art of Fae Nouveau (Part 1)

Once upon a time there was a man named Alphonse Mucha. He was a Czech artist who came to Paris in 1887 to make his name in the art world. He in fact made it synonymous with an entire genre of art that defined the ambiance of the turn of that century. It’s an ambiance…

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Once Upon a Time…

Once upon a time… I think I’ve enjoyed drawing and creating things from an early age. When I was very small, my parents had a few German children’s books, I still have them to this day and look at them often. The artwork in them has always been, on some level, something that I’ve aspired…

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Interview with Amy Brown, Part 3

This is the conclusion of a three-part interview with painter Amy Brown. An Angel gets Her Wings   Your work is primarily known as being watercolor based, though I know you’ve also done some 3-dimensional pieces as well. (those little dragons are awesome!) With the artistic restlessness that we all seem to have, are there…

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Interview with Amy Brown, Part 2

This is the second in a three-part interview with painter Amy Brown. The Monster Tamer     Please tell us a bit about your work process.   Before kids, I had a lot more time to paint. I painted before work, after work, days off, whenever I could. Currently, a typical day for me starts…

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Interview with Amy Brown, Part 1

This is the first in a three-part interview with painter Amy Brown. To those who know anything about fantasy and particularly fairy art, Amy Brown’s work is well known, and rightly so because she is every bit an original. In fact one could argue that her work has helped to redefine the way that fairies…

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Final post for our June featured artist “Alexandra Haley”

Well it is almost July although you can’t tell here where I live as the temperatures have been in the 60’s and 70’s and it has been raining for about 2 weeks. I live in Eastern Washington and it is supposed to be a desert here. This has been a nice month for Alexandra, I…

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An Interview with Alexandra Haley continued…..

AT:What inspires you currently? Everything… I would have to say everything inspires me from music to books and even video games. I just this last year took a trip to England to visit my sister and got the inspiration for my masquerade faerie’s which is going to be a lengthy project I am working on.…

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Featured Artist for June “Alexandra Haley”

Artist talk is now one month old and we are featuring a new artist. Alexandra Haley is a fantastic fantasy artist that I met this year. She is extremely talented and a really nice person too. I met her this year at the Spring Fairy Festival where we also had a booth. Her art is…

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