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 · Beachworks · commisionable work · Fresh Fish · PetWorks · Whimsyville

The best is yet to come…

I truly believe this – especially where art is concerned. I don’t really distinguish between last year and this year by ‘marking it’ with a number – it is all part of the same life and I don’t feel a need to ‘clean slate it’ every 365 days. To me it is like saying good… Continue reading The best is yet to come…

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · commisionable work · koi · PetWorks · watercolor · Whimsyville

The refreshing odor of freshly cut lumber and art space restrictions

Karl the Contractor is busy in the basement adding a bathroom on the same floor as the studio – (there goes my art exercise – that is running upstairs to use the bathroom) and, god forbid,  a ‘kitchen’ . It seems to me that this space is becoming a ‘man cave’ – complete with spear… Continue reading The refreshing odor of freshly cut lumber and art space restrictions

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · commisionable work · watercolor · Whimsyville

A Wonderful Surprise –

I awoke this morning to find that Paint Party Friday features last week’s Men of Snow.Thank you all so much for the lovely compliments and for the honor! I have to say that since joining PPF, I have regularly blogged almost every week (which I think is really important to sharing your work with the… Continue reading A Wonderful Surprise –

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Commissioning, the Opinionator and Evoking Emotion

Commissioning: For this, I am so thankful. I love creating the art that people have said “I need that – but would you please do this….”. It makes me feel connected to the collectors and very happy that my work speaks to them. However, I hear a lot of people openly ‘criticize’ my subject matter… Continue reading Commissioning, the Opinionator and Evoking Emotion

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Personalized invitations for your couples event…

  Sometimes, simple is best.   A Couple (as in partners) of Yellow Flowers.   This would make an AWESOME invitation to a Rehersal Dinner, an Engagement party or other nuptual event – even a summer dinner party, wedding shower or older child’s special birthday party.   Calligraphy added at no charge v!   After paying for… Continue reading Personalized invitations for your couples event…