Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Calligraphy and Lettering · Inspiration · Lettering · Original Technique · watercolor · Whimsyville · Words

Sunday Fun-Days

I’ve been teaching myself to digitize my artwork. This is a combination of my hand lettering and an abstract Watercolor flower.  I decided that it might be fun to create a new way to share artwork…. so…. Introducing a new art game – kinda like Cards Against Humanity except you pick the answers from your… Continue reading Sunday Fun-Days

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Beachworks · bird · collage · commisionable work · mixed media · Whimsyville

the test of ‘realness’

So this week i finished a 24 x 24 commission that was sort of rendered by my appearance at the Carolina Beach Arts Festival. A Pelican Collage. Have you seen it before ? yes. Thing is it was for someone that I have to see on a daily basis and it was ‘scary’. He insisted… Continue reading the test of ‘realness’

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · bird · gelli-printing · Whimsyville

Tearing paper, a mathbook and collage

I am a relatively ‘new’ artist – like ten years or so. Before that, I was a math nut. These are two really different sides of the brain… so it only makes sense that i would tear up an ancient matchbook (circa 1865) and create a Pelican. The math book was falling apart literally, but… Continue reading Tearing paper, a mathbook and collage

Ann Krier Mixed Media · lighthouse · mixed media · Whimsyville · zig writer

some.some.some.summer

So the ‘official’ start of summer was eons ago the unofficial mark is today, the 4th of July. We had our first hurricane, ART. appropriate. . A lighthouse seems like the perfect ART piece to celebrate summer. I will be painting some big dogs today, and just finished a really romantic commission from groom to… Continue reading some.some.some.summer

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Beachworks · crab · Fresh Fish · sea · Starfish · Whimsyville

Back to the regularly scheduled Sea Art

I am so drawn to the sea. Perhaps it is because I was born in March as a Pisces (although I am not too ‘into’ the whole astrological thingy ma bob), perhaps it was my grandfathers work with boats and taking us out or that we went to the beach for vacation. Whatever it is,… Continue reading Back to the regularly scheduled Sea Art