• About Artist,  Life

    Inspiring Spring Flowers

    Inspiring Spring Flowers blog cover

    Each spring I love to watch the different flowers take their turns blooming.  It’s always a fun and slightly magical to see what comes up from the year before and how well the new seeds will do.   I always find myself inspired to create when the first flowers emerge.  I…

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    My Favorite Pieces

    My Favorite Pieces blog cover

    I was asked this past week what I thought was my best piece of art or my favorite that I’ve done.  At first I joked that it was like being asked to pick my favorite children.  I spend so much time with each piece that it really is hard to…

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    Art Update

    Art Update blog cover

    It’s been a little while since I’ve showed what I’ve been working on, so I thought this week (since I couldn’t find any birthdays) it’d be a perfect time to share some of the art I’ve finished lately. Here’s a picture of my studio assistant Precious helping with one of…

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    Year in Review: 2022

    Year in Review 2022 blog cover

    It’s always interesting looking back over the year.  A lot of times we get lost in the day to day and in the things that we didn’t get done and forget just how much we’ve accomplished.  I find it really important to take time to review what happened – what worked…

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    Year in Review: 2021

    Review of 2021 graphic. Highlights from this year Laura Jaen Art

    2021 was a year.  It’s always so interesting looking back over the year.  The year didn’t go nearly as I had planned, but it definitely had its ups (and its downs).  Taking the time to review what happened – what worked and didn’t, what I’d like to carry forward into…

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    A Tradition of Hand-Painted Ornaments

    A tradition of hand-painted ornaments blog cover

    Before we jump into today’s blog, I wanted to take a moment to remind you that the EARLY SHOPPER SALE happening in my holiday ornament shop ends tomorrow (Nov 30th)!  Enjoy 25% off your cart of 3 or more items.  **QUICK UPDATE: I realized that I had something going on in my…

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    March Meet the Maker (Part 4)

    March Meet the Maker: Days 22-31 blog cover

    Today we’re finishing up the last part of the March Meet the Maker series.  Are there any questions or things you’ve been wondering more about that I didn’t talk about in the series? If you’ve missed any of the previous weeks, you can catch up here: –Part 1 –Part 2…

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    March Meet the Maker (Part 3)

    March Meet the Maker: Days: 15-21 blog cover

    Today we’re continuing with week 3 of the March Meet the Maker.  If you’ve missed any of the previous weeks, you can catch up here: –Part 1 –Part 2 Focus & Priorities Focus and priorities are things that I’ve learned to be very intentional about.  I have a tendency to…

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    March Meet the Maker (Part 2)

    March Meet the Maker: Days 8-14 blog cover

    Today we’re continuing with week 2 of the March Meet the Maker.  If you missed week one, you can catch up here.   Work in Progress My current project is the 100 Day Project where I challenged myself to 100 small paintings.  The idea was that I would complete a painting…

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    March Meet the Maker (Part 1)

    March Meet the Maker: Days 1-7 blog cover

    Each March there’s a challenge hosted by @joannehawker over on Instagram called March Meet the Maker.  The idea is that it’s a great way to share about yourself and your business along with creators from across the globe.  There’s a prompt topic each day that acts as inspiration for a…