Fine Art and Fantasy Portraiture

Joanna's gorgeous, handmade artworks explore the relationships between humans and animals.
 
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Fine Art and Fantasy Portraiture

Joanna's gorgeous, handmade artworks explore the relationships between humans and animals.
 
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What Inspires Me?

Faces. Seeing how every little stroke can change an entire expression. Watching a person come to life through paint and pencil and brush.

Horses and felines, particularly the big cat variety. Both of these animal types are some of the most graceful and aesthetically pleasing to my eye, personally.

“Art is all about inspiration, bringing something new and magical to the world.”

Filling the world with a little beauty, hope, and subtle magic – one painting at a time.

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Recent Blog Posts

What I’ve Been Working On – October 2017

What I’ve Been Working On – October 2017

What in the world has Joanna been up to?? you may be wondering. Well, wonder no more, I've just the thing for you! My October installment of everything I've been up to this month! Sugar Hair If you have been following me on Facebook and Instagram, you have most likely...

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The Most Painful Part of My Art Process

The Most Painful Part of My Art Process

I really don't like to redraw things. Once I use a particular reference photo, I can't ever use it again, because I'm bored with the subject and want to do something new. Objectively, I know that lots of practice makes me better and I may need to redraw a base sketch...

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Joanna Marie Art - Fine Art & Fantasy Portraiture

Not a bad start. 🙂 Really trying to get to know Photoshop, so I can fully switch from GIMP with my artwork. There are soooo many tools and I am figuring out how to use them and which ones suit me best! ... See MoreSee Less

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When you’re taking stock of your current works in progress and realize this isn’t even a complete list... 😫 these are mostly base sketches other than the watercolor one, the others will be 2 acrylic paintings and a digital painting. Not pictured: giant tiger painting, upcoming gift painting.
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Elements part 2 ready to go!! This time in watercolor. My husband said it would make a great watercolor and I agreed, so here we are! 😀
#watercolor #elements #elemental #fire #wind #earth #light #water #painting #sketch #art #artist #localart #phoenixart #phoenixartist
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