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Artistic Medium

Oil Painting
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Watercolors
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Sketches
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Photography
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Design
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Art Resources 

Marian’s favorite books, supplies, materials, tools, and classes.

Latest Artistic Endeavors

creating a book cover | feels like home

creating a book cover | feels like home

If you missed it, I have a new book coming out in September that is all about customizing your house (or apartment, condo, townhouse) so that it feels like home.  I would definitely consider writing...

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may 12 art sale preview

may 12 art sale preview

Despite putting a focus on custom paintings over the past 2-3 weeks, I also accumulated enough paintings to have an art sale before I work on the next round of commissions and the next series. ...

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creative play | customizing a sketchbook

creative play | customizing a sketchbook

I've been spending a lot of time with my Kitchin sketchbooks, reading them, doing pencil studies of the sketches, and scanning each page.  Handling them has made me think about my own sketchbooks...

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Free Painting Classes

While most of the world was under stay-at-home orders in the Spring of 2020, I connected with my online community by offering live art classes every Friday for a few weeks.  It was such a pick-me-up for me each week!  I received wonderful feedback from the class participants who joined me live or have taken the classes since, so I decided to put them into an online course format and offer them for free.  Sign up and learn to paint with oils in nine classes that cover everything from making a color chart to painting a grazing cow…

 

Marian’s Original Art Work

I have art sales a few times each year to sell my original work.  Subscribe to my blog to make sure you are notified of upcoming sales. Works include landscapes, seascapes, still life, abstracts, portraits, and animals.  Prices start at $35…

 

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The Creative Exponent Podcast
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