• Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 4

    Inktober Part 4 blog cover

    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

    Inktober Part 3 blog cover

    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

    Inktober Part 2 blog cover

    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,  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…

  • About Artist,  Artwork

    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…

  • About Artist,  Artwork

    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…

  • Adventures,  Life

    6 Favorite Autumn Spots That Inspire

    6 favorite autumn spots that inspire blog cover

    The leaves are starting to turn beautiful colors in the area!  Here’s a look back at some of my favorite spots to enjoy the changing leaves.  Do you have a favorite place? If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ve likely noticed the trees have been turning beautiful colors this past…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 4

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 4

    We’re going into the LAST WEEK of my solo exhibition at Vines of New York in Geneva!  Have you been able to visit it in person yet?  Do you have a favorite piece you saw there?  (I have more details at the end about the show if you still need…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 3

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 3

    Are you someone that takes photos of random things that catch your eye?  In celebration of my Sketchy Tree ink series making its debut into the world, I’m sharing a little bit more about some of my favorite drawings from the series this month.  (If you missed last week’s, you…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 2

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 2

    In celebration of debuting my Sketchy Tree ink series, I’m sharing a little bit more about some of my favorite drawings from this series this month.  (If you missed last week’s, you can check it out here.) My Sketchy Tree series has it’s roots (pun intended) in my 50 New York…