• About Artist,  Art Event,  Artwork

    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…

  • Artwork

    20+ Art Gift Set Ideas

    20+ Art Gift Set Ideas blog cover

    I decided to put together some gift set ideas for anyone looking for some inspiration this holiday season.  I had so much fun coming up with different ideas and came up with so many more than I had anticipated. I hope you find them helpful as you’re picking special gifts…

  • Adventures,  Artwork

    Quarry Farm Art

    Quarry Farm Art blog cover

    I took some WordPress seminars the other day and learned some new tricks – I’d love to have your feedback. I’m looking forward to playing around with some of the different things I learned. If there’s something you particularly liked (or didn’t) let me know. However, that’s not what this…

  • About Artist

    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…

  • About Artist

    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…

  • About Artist

    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…

  • About Artist

    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…

  • About Artist

    Meet the Maker: Day 1

    March Meet the Maker graphic

    This month I’m participating in the March Meet the Maker Challenge hosted by @joannehawker over on Instagram.  There will be a different prompt topic each day that I will share my response to along with creators from all across the globe.  It’s a great opportunity to share more about myself, my…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Stewart Falls

    Stewart Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    For today’s waterfall, we’re going back to Cascadilla Gorge in Ithaca, New York.  Stewart Falls is one of the main named waterfalls of this gorge (Giant’s Staircase is the other).  I found instances where both waterfalls were referred to as Cascadilla Falls, so for clarity sake I’ll continue to mention them using…