Autumn is a Lady is a modern contemporary abstract piece I recently created and when I was finished the title jumped out at me. I remember thinking what a great book cover it would make and how if I were a writer, I would write a novel of the same name just so I could… Continue reading Autumn is a Lady
Her name is Rudbeckia but you can call her black eyed susan. She is wild and free and loves to snuggle up with an Indian blanket on the side of a hill or in a meadow. She has long golden petals and beautiful brown lashes and though she resembles her cousin the sunflower, she likes… Continue reading Black Eyed Susan
What exactly is art and what does it mean to us? Well it turns out there isn’t one definitive answer to this question. You can ask a hundred people and get a hundred different answers.I thought it would be fun to see how some famous artists answered this question. Here’s what I found.“The purpose of… Continue reading The Definition of Art
Are you down in the dumps and feeling blue? You need art. Did you know that art can relieve anxiety and improve your mood? Studies have shown that viewing beautiful artwork can mimic the feelings you get when you are falling in love by releasing dopamine in your brain.There are also reports that art can… Continue reading Let art give you a lift
Obsessed with Abstracts A quick browse thru my artist website will reveal to you that I have an obsession with digital abstract art. I love to look at it and especially to create it. There is such a freedom in just letting the work lead you. When you start out just playing around with color,… Continue reading Abstract Art Obsession
What is it? It’s a new style of art I am exploring by fusing my fractals with silhouette shapes and watercolor backgrounds to form unique artwork that is colorful decorative and exciting. A new kind of abstract realism and a way to take fractals to the next level in artistry. I invite you to come… Continue reading Fractal Watercolor Fusion Art
Do you think art is necessary? Many people think of art as an unnecessary luxury item but I want to convince you that art can be necessary to your life and business. Did you know that you can use colorful abstract art to stimulate or calm emotions? For instance, blue is calming and therefore… Continue reading Is Art Necessary?
There was a question recently posed in an artists forum discussion. "Abstract or Realism?" and my gut response was, both! So I started to explore if there was such a thing as abstract realism, because I really feel like we shouldn't have to choose one or the other. As it turns out Abstract realism… Continue reading Abstract Realism
Hello and welcome to my new art blog. I am happy to have you and with this first post I would just like to introduce myself. I am Shelli Fitzpatrick, an indy artist residing in the great state of Oklahoma in the USA. I've been creating art in one form or another for as long… Continue reading Hello art lovers!