You might think that’s just a play on “I see dead people” – okay, you got me, it is – but I do see some chickens! There’s a couple things I want to update y’all on, and to start us off is my first(-ish) painting series. (I say first-ish because I somewhat did a digital series, but we’ll cover that afterwards. Let’s just leave it at this one is actually more thought out, and that’s why it’s first. …ish.) Let’s begin!
Welcome back, y’all!
I hope everyone has been well, and I’ve got a variety of posts planned for you based on the past several months. There’s been serious reflection on who I am as an artist, how to forge my identity as one, and what my creative goals are at present. For how long art has been a part of my life, this journey is no where near over, and I’m both thrilled and intimidated by how much I have still ahead of me. Let me show you what I’ve got so far!
My name is Grai Swan, and I’m a hobby artist who specializes in ink and watercolor paintings with a little digital work thrown in. I lost my inspiration to create for several years, but thanks to encouragement from my fantastic artsy partner, it’s been coming back. My aim is to produce whimsical paintings with realistic detail, and you’ll find a lot of nature influence present through my gallery.
To start my blog off, I thought I’d walk you through the progress shots of my most recent painting. (Hint: It’s the one in the featured image at the beginning of this post!)Read more…