Field and Sky 4

LG-Field and Sky 4
Field and Sky 4, a 36″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

In order to better absorb the textures and character of such a large painting (this is a 36″ x 48″), I hope you’ll enjoy the close-ups below.

I’ve enjoyed having this on my walls for a couple weeks, and now it is destined to be delivered to one of the galleries that represent me.

Happy Spring,

Karin

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When a painting paints itself

Untitled #521, a 36″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

Between finishing up a few gallery commissions, and my husband recently having major back surgery, not many new available paintings have come out of the studio in the last month.  It was deeply satisfying then, when this piece basically painted itself. As my fellow artists know, it doesn’t always happen that way!

Karin

…and Two More Paintings

Port Oneida 4, a 36″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Field and Sky 2, 36″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

September was very productive (seven finished paintings with work on three others). Above are the last two which were finished before the end of the month.

This productivity was, in part, thanks to a couple of artists whose philosophy of “just show up,” or “put the time in the studio” motivated me to make better use of my day. In the past I’ve wasted a lot of time waiting for the inspiration to hit. Lately, however, I’ve challenged myself to just pick up the brushes and clean off the palette and see what happens. It’s amazing what happens.

Karin

3 New Paintings

Field and Sky, 36″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Barns on Byron Road, 40″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Green Tops, 48″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

I hope you enjoy the latest pieces. Two of them were in process for a long time, but then suddenly came together on the same day. I am grateful for good days like that!

Karin

Meet and Greet; New Paintings

Timelessness – 36″x36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

But the Sky – 36″x36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

For anybody near the Petoskey, Michigan area, I will be at Somebody’s Gallery for a Meet and Greet from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, August 3, and would love to see you.

I’m taking them seven new paintings, including the two above, plus a newly finished piece that will be shown for the first time at the reception.

Karin

Paintings Created, Paintings Sold

Below are four new paintings finished in the last month.

Big Sky 2 – 48″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Black and White, a 36″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Untitled 472, 36″x36″ acrylic on canvas. Available.

 

Farm Study 5, 8″ x 8″ acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas. Available.

I’m very grateful for the continued strong support of my art, and want to say a big “Thank You!” to all the collectors, both recent and those who go back with me a few years. (I’ve been painting full-time since 2010, so that’s quite a list!) Among the remarkable volume of paintings sold this last month, here is a look at a few of them which were favorites, either of mine, or of the viewers on social media. (below)

Thanks to all of you! I’d love to hear from you, and it would be especially wonderful to see photos of my paintings in their special place in your home. You can send a photo directly to my email address at karin@knelsonart.com.

I hope you’re all having a great summer and staying cool!!!

Karin

Bayfront – 48″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas. Sold.

 

Lighthouse, 48×48 acrylic on canvas. Sold.

 

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“Bright House” – 36″x36″ acrylic on canvas. Sold.

 

Untamed – 36×36 acrylic on canvas. Sold.