Labeling the box

Best Practices for Safely Preparing Artwork for Storage Until It’s Sold

I recently had an explosion of creativity over the last 18 months and an urge to get it all out on canvas, however, I was painting faster than I had been selling my work. Living in a small one-bedroom apartment just outside New York City, I had to find a ...
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Owl in the Moonlight I, an Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting by Dawn M. Wayand

Behind the Scenes: Painting “Owl in the Moonlight I”

My recent triptych painting, “Owl in the Moonlight I”, was a fun painting to create. I love the owl and wanted to do something fun with it so considering October is soon approaching, I thought something a little eerie would be appropriate. I started with the moon and worked my ...
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Behind the Scenes: Capturing the Art

Behind the Scenes: Capturing the Art

I live in a tiny apartment above a pizzeria in Bronxville, NY and I’ve been painting new art almost every day lately. My tiny space couldn’t accommodate any more of my work so while I recently revamped my art website to include a shop, to additionally offer prints of some ...
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Sunflowers Triptych I Behind the Scenes of its Creation

Using My Favorite Flower as Inspiration

I love sunflowers. There’s just something about their round shape and bright yellow color that screams “happy!” So for my next triptych, I’m using sunflowers as my inspiration upon a deep violet, crimson, unbleached titanium, and parchment colored background. You can see the finished result on the Sunflowers Triptych I ...
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A Creator's Mess

A Creator’s Mess…

A creator’s mess is not really a mess for the creator but can sometimes look like one to the outsider looking in. I sometimes use my coffee table to paint on rather than an easel when I feel like painting on a flat surface. I pull up my paints, paint ...
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