Thursday, January 3, 2013

Paint Party Friday January 4th, 2013

Happy New Year Dear Friends!


I've been in a wonderful whirlwind of busy, up to my elbows in little pieces of paper but oh what fun I'm having!

I feel so fortunate to have started out 2013 with my custom torn paper pet portrait commissions booked through the end of March and the best surprise of all, today a gallery from Pennsylvania called me out of the blue and asked to represent/sell my portraits and graced me with 5 commissions to get started, what an amazing start to my year!

I'm currently working on a Torn Paper (Chigirie) Pop Art Pet Portrait with 3 fabulous kitties Peanut, Casanova and Duckie.  They will all three go in the same 16 X 20 portrait.   Here is Peanut as a work in progress about 95% percent complete.



I'm about 3/4's done with Casanova and will hopefully finish Duckie this weekend.  I hope to have a finished portrait to share with you next week.

This is the last portrait I finished just before Christmas of Sophie and Ollie


 Thanks for stopping by for Paint Party, I can't wait to see what your up to.

21 comments:

Tracey Fletcher King said...

congrats on the commissions and on the representation... people will be lucky to have more access to your amazing talents...xx

craftattack said...

Beautiful work and congratulations on your very successful start to the year! Valerie

Anne Manda said...

Congratulations on your commissions and the gallery representation, what a fabulous way to start a new year!:) Sophie and Ollie are too awesome for words! <3

Netty said...

wow such a great start to the new year Robin and am loving your artwork, so amazing. Happy PPF, Annette x

NatashaMay said...

Love these! It's just amazing how much likeness you get. :)

Kim said...

Oh this is so cool, I ADORE the cat portrait! Happy PPF!

Michellem said...

Your torn paper art is amazing! I've never seen anything like it before - Caleb and Henrie are my favorites! Your Etsy shop is chock full of beauties!!

JKW said...

congratulations. . . I can certainly see why you are in demand. Blessings, Janet, PPF

Marji {RainCityGirl} said...

Congrats!! Well deserved, I might add. Your artwork is amazing. I love the kitty.. looking forward to seeing the rest of them. Happy PPF

Aga Gasiniak said...

Dear Robin your art is extremely creative and inspiring and the most important beautiful and unique. Thank you for sharing.

Helen Campbell said...

This is wonderful! I especially love the pop-art paintings, they give the extra sparkle from the pets. You seem to capture their personality so well! Have a wonderful week!

missy k said...

Well done you!

I really love your work it is so much fun and so unique.

Happy New Year!

Karen x

Faye said...

Beautiful work with the torn paper portraits, Robin. Although I love the normal colors, I'll have to say that Peanut is really gorgeous in rainbow hues.

Debbie said...

Congratulations, Robin! What a wonderful start to a new year!!

wednesday said...

I have to say it again...amazing! Congratulations on all your terrific (and well deserved) success!

Sadee Schilling said...

These are looking incredible! The cat is so funky and fun, and those dogs look as lifelike as can be. Outstanding work!

Mary C. Nasser said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous pet portraits!! Love the texture you create!
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Happy PPF!!
Mary
Mixed-Media Map Art

Linda said...

Congrats on your commissions!!!Please tell me where in PA as I live in PA. I adore your pet portraits!!

soulbrush said...

Yay yay and double yay yay. What a great 2013 it's going to be for you! Keep limber and do lotsa stretching as those little bits of paper will tax your joints, tendons and muscles. Happy PPF from across the pond.

Melisa said...

These are all wonderful! I love your use of printed papers in the pop art kitty!

Cris, Oregon Artist said...

What you do with torn paper amazes me.I never heard of this before seeing your work. Its wonderful.