Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Calligraphy and Lettering · Gelli · gelli-printing · Inspiration · Lettering · mixed media · Whimsyville

it’s almost sweetie time

making valentines – hand lettering and gellis

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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 · 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 · Lil Pets · mixed media · Whimsical Art · Whimsyville

Where the H#$% have you been?

Um working. Working on Art, Working at home, Working at driving to and from RRHS for Soccer Girl and Lax Man; Running a soccer tournament…I really could not tell you, it was all a whirl wind as this time of year often is.  Now, I am resting and thinking about what I will dive into… Continue reading Where the H#$% have you been?

Ann Krier Mixed Media · mixed media · PetWorks · watercolor · Whimsical Women · Whimsyville

Dog Art

So ……. here is the latest watercolor and ink work – not overly complicated but lots of fun and very colorful.  Inspired by the incipit cold / hot / cold / freezing weather – there is actually a pretty big collection of these now.  You would have thought that “birds” would have been the first, given… Continue reading Dog Art

Ann Krier Mixed Media · Calligraphy and Lettering · Lettering · mixed media · Whimsyville

Sweethearts…

It’s that time of year when publicly, you exclaim your love by purchasing cards, gifts , flowers or a lovely dinner for your sweetheart. Um No. I am fortunate – I have had the same valentine for 20 years yet it seems like just yesterday we were married. To celebrate Valentines day there is always… Continue reading Sweethearts…

Ann Krier Mixed Media · bird · koi · mixed media · watercolor · Whimsyville

Keeping on track …

In an effort to keep on track with the ” building a collection thing” , here are four bird works . They will become the basis of design so each will build out into collection. You probably can see the similarities to the sketches from last week – hopefully . Working like this is hard… Continue reading Keeping on track …