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    Meet the Maker: Day 11

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    Need to catch up? Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11: Reducing Waste There’s lots of ways that I try to reduce waste in my business and personal life. One of the most apparent is reusing old cardboard boxes for…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 10

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    Need to catch up? Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6 Day 7 Day 10: You Day 8 Day 9 This is me, the Laura behind Laura Jaen Art. I’m based out of Elmira in the southern Finger Lakes region of New York. When I’m not making art or writing…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 9

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    Need to catch up?Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7 Day 8 Day 9: Story Behind Name Today seems like a good day to share a past blog post about my name and why I use Laura Jaen Art as my business name. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Not Jean. Not Jane. Jaen,…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 8

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    Need to catch up?Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7 Day 8: Product Range I have a wide range of art that I can do, though most times the majority of work available in my shop is my acrylic paintings of local scenes and ink sketches.  Enjoy taking a…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 7

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    Need to catch up?Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6 Day 7: Less Glam Side When I tell people I’m an artist there’s generally a picture that pops into there head, usually I hear things like it must be nice to dream and paint all day. The reality is that…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 6

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    Need to catch up? Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6: Full-time or part-time I’ve kind of been avoiding doing this post today. The answer doesn’t seem as easy as an either/or response for me. I mentioned a couple days ago that as an adult…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 5

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    Need to catch up? Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5: Details/Close up I think this is my favorite paintings for close ups. There’s so many area of it that are interesting to me from the statue to the bright pink blossoms to the flags. I’m so…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 4

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    Need to catch up? Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4: Tools & Materials Today for March Meet the Maker, I take you into my studio for a tour so you can get a glimpse into my space and some of the supplies I use.  Join my newsletter for…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 3

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    Need to catch up?Day 1Day 2 Day 3: Flat Lay I call this one Perfect Sunday Afternoon  Pictured: Green tea in my favorite Picasso quote mug from The Barnes Foundation, fuzzy purple blanket, Strathmore Artist Papers recycled sketch paper, and Kuretake 呉竹 Zig ink pen. Join my newsletter for updates and peeks inside my…

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    Meet the Maker: Day 2

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    Need to catch up?Day 1 Day 2: How you started There’s many ways I could answer this question. I’ve pretty much always been creative most of my life and grew up drawing, however I put art to the side as an adult. After quite a few years without creating, I…