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 · collage · doodling · lighthouse · mixed media · sea · Whimsyville

Beach Life

I just can’t get the sea off my mind – when I was young we went to Maine a lot . Recently a couple of my college buddies did a mini tour of New England (maybe more like New England Pubs) and posted pictures of the coast in RI – I couldn’t go due to… Continue reading Beach Life

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Beachworks · collage · crab · drawing · Fresh Fish · lighthouse · mixed media · watercolor · Whimsyville

Whimsyville ‘debut’ at Whimsical Women

Wow. Funny, but we seem tailor made for each other – and I was OVERWHELMED by the beauty, creativity and sheer fun of the other ladies works.  I am hoping to be lucky enough to exhibit this fall in Pfafftown, for Whimsical Women on November 23rd. More to come. You can visit all the artists… Continue reading Whimsyville ‘debut’ at Whimsical Women

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The Gift of Art: a Mixed Media Birdie tutorial

You will need: Studio Cloth (or canvas painted with two coats of gesso) Acrylic Paint for base, permanent green perfect pigment Acrylic paint in coordinating color with Glaze mixed in (for stamping) Soft Gel medium Art Papers (or left over scrapbook pieces) Rubber Stamp (quote, flower – whatever you wish) 10″ piece of wireworks, 24… Continue reading The Gift of Art: a Mixed Media Birdie tutorial