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 · Whimsyville · Words · zig writer

I love you.

No its not another ‘cheesy’ valentines day post , I did that last week – it’s a present. It’s a list of ‘happy’ words. Cut them up, transfer ’em – do whatever you would like – use ’em in your artwork… i only ask that if you repost or pin that you share using my… Continue reading I love you.

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · bird · doodling · mixed media · watercolor · Whimsyville · zig writer

Brilliant Little Birdies – the beginning of a collection

here are my ‘morning’ sketches from this week. I was trying to NOT be symmetrical & I think I achieved that . It’s making me a little uncomfortable – but that’s the entire point – to stretch your ideas.  I find them silly – and whimsical. I am always going for whimsical and I am… Continue reading Brilliant Little Birdies – the beginning of a collection

Ann Krier Mixed Media · doodling · drawing · Whimsyville · Words · zig writer

Flight and doodling

Doodling is many things- relaxation, art form, unconscious entertainment and for me a flight mechanism . If i want to leave the present – just for a few minutes- i let the pen take over . seeing that Butterflies are the essence of flight , they seem to make an appropriate subject matter ! Hope… Continue reading Flight and doodling

Ann Krier Mixed Media · crab · mixed media · Original Technique · pan pastels · Whimsyville · zig writer

Without water, I would have no art…

This little crabby was created with the amazing Derwent light wash water solvable graphite pencil – and the sunset is Caran d arche crayon. I love art supplies and I love the ocean- they mix pretty well don’t you think? Have a very artful day .

Ann Krier Mixed Media · Calligraphy and Lettering · Inspiration · Whimsyville · zig writer

The Simple Life – with an occasional bump

For 2013, I chose the Simple for my one little word. The ink sketch was done before I chose the word, but it made perfect sense. It is also a little more ‘elegant’ than my usual Whimsyville-istic style, but I like it just the same.  The “m” has extra bumps – a lot like life… Continue reading The Simple Life – with an occasional bump