If you're anything like me, you probably feel unmotivated to make time to shop this year. With everything upended in 2020, I'm thinking that the way to approach this holiday season is with ease and simplicity. I'm planning my purchases, events, and family schedule with that as my mantra.
With simplicity in mind, I've made it a priority to offer gift cards this holiday season. You can now purchase a gift card through me for whatever creative pursuit, project, or piece your loved one has been dreaming of.
The gift card can be used for classes, illustrations, workshops, prints, or custom orders. To make life even easier, I'm offering the gift card two different ways... e-gift cards, and printed mail-able versions. If you'd like to purchase an e-gift card, you can do so here. If you'd prefer to give a physical gift card printed on lovely watercolor paper, contact me directly. I'll make sure it gets safely in your hands or I'm happy to print it, include a note from you and mail it out to your recipient. Whatever your preference, I'm excited to offer this to all who wanted to give a special gift for Christmas, but didn't leave enough time ; ).
If you'd like to purchase a gift card, to give the gift of art classes, have a look at prices here. Let me know if you have any questions or simply if you'd like to order one for someone you love.
Just this year I purchased a huge colorful rug for my living room and none of my existing art or accessories seemed to match it well. I finally decided to create a large landscape piece to serve as my focal point. I'll post about that piece and the process of creating it another day, but for now, I want to share a bit about how a dear friend, Gina, found herself in that same situation and what she did about it.
Gina recently renovated her beautiful home. It looks amazing with her updated and relaxing cool color palette of blues and grays. The trouble was, now she had a large empty wall and her old art just didn't match the new vibe.
She enlisted my help and we together decided that a soft, abstract piece would blend best. She wanted to use an existing high quality frame that she had, so we decided on a large format watercolor rather then a canvas.
It was a thrill to create the delicate balance of textures, lights, and darks on such a large empty sheet of watercolor paper.
As I worked on this custom piece for her, we talked about how she wanted a little something meaningful added in. Something that she could look at and smile. With that in mind, I tucked in a little dove to remind her family of a special member that had recently passed on to heaven. Can you spot it on the top left corner?
Now she has a piece that suites her taste in the environment she loves to spend time in. If you are remodeling, buying a new home, or simply giving your room a refresh, a custom art piece can marry together the elements of your space. It can also serve to unite your color palette.
If you've been looking around, but have not found what you want for your wall art, consider having something custom-made. You can send me photos of your wall, your preferred decor style, and your color palette. I'll give you a price on creating a unique piece just for your home.
Contact me if it is time to get something special created to hang in your home.
Whether I am painting custom artwork, creating a water colored logo for a client, or teaching art students, I hope to refresh and inspire others with my work. Read more ...