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The Queen (Sold). 9×12″ on paper. Click here to see the available original paintings in my shop.

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Thank you for all of your enthusiasm and kind words about my new Big Monster books! With the seasons changing, it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a book and get inspired.

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I almost covered up this painting.

When I “finished” it, I was left with such an uncomfortable feeling. I wanted to paint over this girl with thick, dark paint and start again.

But I stopped myself.

I set her aside. And when I saw her again, I fell in love.

Sometimes when I have a ton of fun creating a background, if the character comes out of the paint too fast, I think it must be too easy. So I figure I should add more or start again.

That’s the part in my creative process that I am trying now to work through… realizing that not everything needs to be full of layers to have depth or take a major struggle to bring into life.

With this piece, I loved playing with all of the neon inks and acrylics for the background.

Then it took just a little stabilo pencil sketching to find my girl.

I knew I wanted her to be one of my flower girls, since I had used circle patterns in the background. So it was easy to find her hair.

And, from there, she came to life.

I hope you have a wonderfully, creative weekend! Happy painting!

xo,
Juliette Crane

Ps. If you’d like to paint together, click here to watch videos for some of my online courses.

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