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I am Safe

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“I am Safe”, 4″ x 6″, $100

There is a belief I have: even when I feel safe, it is temporary, and I am not actually safe. Maybe that doesn’t really matter, because I also believe that where I am is where I am supposed to be. What I am feeling now is what I am meant to feel. So maybe safety is irrelevant. Sometimes I yearn to feel safe, and sometimes I don’t. What does safety mean to you?

Contact me to purchase.

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Faces for Art Battle

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I’m training for Art Battle yet again! Today I switched it up a bit and did some faces instead of hearts. I’ve done hearts on all my battle paintings, and I need a change! These are both 20-minute paintings, 16″ x 20″, called “Love me”, and available to purchase either apart or as a set. Contact me to purchase!

Art Battle!

I had a blast at art battle last night, at HiFi Club in Calgary. It was as much fun as the last few times I tried – great music, lots of people, super-intense energy! I will definitely do this again! One day I want to compete in the national competition! 🙂

Round One… I won!

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Round 2: Congrats to the winner, Michael!

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To read about my past art battles, click here.

Studio Tuesday :: 20-Minute Paintings

"I Love It", 16" x 20" SOLD

“I Love It”, 16″ x 20″ SOLD

It’s Art Battle training time again! Art Battle is a friendly competition for artists: we are given the paint, the canvas, and 20 minutes to create what we want/can. The audience votes for their favourite paintings, and the top 4 finalists compete in the last round. This year, I have my eye on the nationals!

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Both of the paintings here were created in 20-minutes. Working this quickly allows me to let go of any critical voices, because they just don’t have a chance to take hold – my hands are moving too quickly! It’s like a really fast dance, with paint.

Art Battle is this Thursday at HiFi. For more information on Art Battle, and to purchase tickets, click here.

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Studio Tuesday: Surrender

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I’m totally loving this new purpley-blue palette… This painting was like rainbow puke before putting on the final layer. Yeah, really, it’s even possible for me to think there’s too much colour!

It’s ready for your walls! Just click here.

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Painting Auction!

Art Battle 20-minute Training Painting #3

Art Battle 20-minute Training Painting #3 – BEFORE

This was one of the 20-minute training paintings I did in preparation for Art Battle Alberta in Red Deer. It was originally really dark (see above), and I didn’t like it (pretty sure nobody else did, either!). I decided to work it some more and I am happy I did (see below).

"Out of the Darkness", 16" x 20" - AFTER

“Out of the Darkness”, 16″ x 20″ – AFTER

I am currently raising money for my friend Nicole by donating all of my sale proceeds until Thursday to her. To read more about this, go here. To have a little fun, I decided to do an auction, too!

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“Out of the Darkness” measures 16″ x 20″.

This painting is now up for auction!

Starting bid: $100

Shipping not included. ($30 Canada, $40 US)

Please enter your bid in the comment section of this post. Bidding ends at 10 pm M.S.T., Thursday, August 7, 2014.

Thank you!

Much love,
Bel
xo

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20-Minute Tuesday!

It’s 20-minute Tuesday!

TODAY ONLY, this 20-minute painting is pay-what-you-want! Send an email to magknit@telus.net telling me:
1. Why you want the painting.
2. Your offer.
Please remember that shipping is extra ($30 to Canada, $40 to US).

16″ x 20″

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