Posts Tagged With: Spring

Spring a Blythe Inspired Art Portrait

Spring – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

       
 Happy St. Patick’s Day!

Today My watercolor painting is the portrait of “Spring” a lovely and delicate creature, she has lovely long green hair braided with flowers and beautiful intense big blue eyes. I am inspired by the unique and beautiful Art Dolls custom-made for collectors. Better known as “Blythe Dolls” I love to paint and drawing Blythe dolls they are really pretty and one of the characteristics is that they have an over sized head and large beautiful eyes over a smaller body which make them a great subject for Pop Surrealism Art. Blythe dolls from years acquired a cult following of collectors, photographers and artists around the world. It’s always a joy to paint a portrait inspired, I came across lately to other artists following this inspiration and it is amazing that Blythe dolls acquired a cult following of collectors and eventually, photographers and artists around the world, if you are not so familiar with this you can read more about it here on Wikipedia.

My painting portrays an image of the coming Spring Season with her vibrant green hair and fresh flowers she is just there in the grass enjoying the beauty of a sunny day and I think she is also perfect to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day I wish to all of you a great one!

Details about my watercolors:
 This watercolor painting is outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier,   Ink pens used are a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib  and a COPIC Multiliner #00.3 and Pigma Micron #05.  I painted on a  8 x 11 inches mixed media sketchbook.


This watercolor painting is available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition here on the Blog Art Prints   or on my Etsy Shop
Custom Portraits like this one, are also available for Commission Contact me for details.

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have a wonderful day! ❤

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Thank You!

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April Celebration! #FindaRainbowDay

 

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

 

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

The Month of April is filled with interesting National and International Celebrating Days!

I am participating to the “Celebration” choosing some of the days that are inspiring to me and post some of my work like my own photos, watercolors, sketches, poetry. I got inspired to do this from my dear Doodlewasher friend Charlie O’Shields at Doodlewash I will join him some days during this month with my watercolors and tag my image #doodlewashaday  if anyone that love doodlewash wants to join please visit his post here  it would be fun!

Today is April 3rd and is “Find a Rainbow Day”

I am celebrating this special National Day with my Photography posting two lovely photos of double rainbows that I was lucky enough to be at the right time at the right spot when the beautiful rainbows appeared in the sky. The first photo was taken in 2013 I like how clear the colors of the main rainbow are sadly the second rainbow is very light to see in both photos but is there.

The second photo was taken on November 2nd 2015 is a photo very dear to me because this beautiful double rainbow appeared about 30 minutes after my dog Mojo died exactly 5 months ago yesterday! That day I felt like the rainbow was a sign from above from Mojo saying that she was happy.  I wanted to capture that moment and I took the photo with my phone.

April is also Poetry Month  and the 17th is National Hiku Poetry Day let’s get inspired and celebrate!

The following two sites are great resources for the “official” days that people are celebrating somewhere in the world: National Day Calendar and Days of the Year. If you like to celebrate in the way that best inspire you just choose a date National or International and let your creativity flow! 😉

Have a wonderful and colorful National Rainbow Day!

-CR

 

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Announcement – Soon New Events for you to participate!

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Hello everyone,
a new month of the year just started and I wish you a wonderful, inspiring and creative Happy March!

Today I am going to give you some Great News! 
I am going to bring back on two wonderful events that I started last year with great success and right now after two months of break and some new ideas it’s time to bring those events back on for all of us to enjoy and engage sharing what we do.

If you were following my Blog during the 2015 you will remember my weekly Meet and Greet event on Fridays followed by The Featured of the week on Saturdays. For many weeks and months we enjoyed to connect to one another and discover new beautiful Blogs. I personally had great connections! If you are new to follow my Blog don’t miss this great opportunity!
Proudly I was able to Feature numerous amazing and inspiring Blogs and Bloggers during the 2015 (Going to make an Archive Page) and if you were already Featured you are more than welcome to participate you never know I might Feature you again during this year!
I love to share my space and success to highlight other Blogs and Bloggers that I admire.
Introducing and helping the new ones to be inspired to grow sharing their work and expand their horizons and motivations during our amazing journeys here.

This year 2016 I decided to create a Home Page for the two events you find them on my menu and I will link them down below. Each page has all the details, Starting date, description, rules and how the two events work. Events are going to be linked together. I suggest you to visit the event’s pages and read the descriptions and how to participate and if you have any question contact me.

The two events are:

MEET and GREET Fridays…Weekly Event!

And FEATURED Is…Monthly Event!

I hope that you are excited about this because I Am!!!  I need your help to make these beautiful events a success for all of us to benefit and share the love for what we do best!
Your participation every week would be very much appreciated! Last year we all had wonderful time connecting, we had great Feature amazing Artists, Writers, Photographers, Musicians, and more…everyone is welcome no matter what you do everyone has something special to give to the world.

Starting dates are very soon:

First MEET and GREET Friday is March 4 and we will have the first  FEATURED of the Month on March 12.

I am really looking forward to see all your Blogs links on Friday March 4! Stay connected!

Happiness and Joy to you
xoxo
-Carolina

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