Whimsyville

off to the festival

Its time for the Carolina Beach Arts Festival – and I’ve been working really hard and looking forward to this festival.  Lynnette Ashby and myself will be the ‘featured artists’. Joining several others near Artful Living in Carolina Beach, NC we will each be working on a 24 x 48 panel in our own style as… Continue reading off to the festival

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 · 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 .