• Art Event

    February Events

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    Happy February! I have one gallery show happening this month at The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in downtown Corning. Stop by and see it before it closes on February 9th. Winter Member Show January 12th thru February 9th The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes79 W…

  • Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 4

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    Here’s a recap of the last week of the Inktober challenge.  Thanks for following along while I’ve been playing around with different water mediums.  Do you have a favorite from this past week? Day 24 Pigma Micron ink pen, Uni-ball Signo gold gel pen, Staedtler watercolor pencils, Artist’s Loft watercolor…

  • Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 3

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    Here’s a recap of the third week of the Inktober challenge.  I’ve been enjoying playing around with different materials and colors than I’m used to using.  Do you have a favorite from this past week? You can follow along daily on my progress on social media (@LauraJaenArt). Day 16 Pigma…

  • Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 2

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    Here’s a recap of the second week of the Inktober challenge.  I’ve been enjoying playing around with different materials and colors than I’m used to using.  I’m particularly proud of some of the pieces that I created this week.  Do you have a favorite so far? You can follow along…

  • About Artist,  Artwork

    My Favorite Pieces

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    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…

  • About Artist,  Artwork

    Art Update

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    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…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 4

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    New week, new update!  This is what I’ve been up to for days 19 through 27 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.   When I was thinking…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 3

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    Let’s do another 100 Day Project update.  Last update covered days 1 through 7, this one let’s look at days 8 through 18.  A small refresher for anyone not familiar with the 100 Day Project.  It’s an event where people around the world commit to 100 days exploring their creativity…

  • Art Event,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 2

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    This week I’m sharing more about my painting process.  While I’m specifically speaking about painting the palette for the Palettes of Keuka in this blog post, I follow a similar process for other projects.  I’ve compiled pictures of the process and video clips from the 100 Day Project that showed…

  • About Artist,  Adventures,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 1

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    Guess what’s happening today!?  I’m a little excited!  (If you couldn’t tell.)  Bidding for the Palettes of Keuka opens today!!  When I was invited to participate in Palettes of Keuka this year I was so excited!  In honor of the bidding starting for this event, I’m sharing what inspired my…