Day 5 – Wildflowers

Day 5 – Wildflowers (WIP) © Kristye Addison Dudley 6″ x 4″ Acrylic on Canvas Paper Day 5 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days Wildflowers (work in progress) for 99 Bottles of Art on the Wall. I am really enjoying working with landscapes. As a former athlete, I have always been drawn to the figure,
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Day 4 – The Giving Trees

Day 4 – “Two Cherry Blossoms” © Kristye Addison Dudley Acrylic on Canvas Paper 6″ x4″ It’s Friday! I have really been enjoying this painting challenge. Today I worked in a new way, 4-up. That’s a printing term used to describe 4 images printing on the same sheet at the same time. I worked on
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Brilliant Blossom – Day 2 30 x 30 Challenge

Day 2 – “Brilliant Blossom” © Kristye Addison Dudley 8″ x 8″ Acrylic on Canvas; Purchase Original or Prints Day 2 of the challenge and I have some great news.  I have been accepted in to the juried CFAI group. I am honored and humbled to work with the other members. This is such motivation
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30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Day 1 – “Cherry blossom’s friend” © Kristye Addison Dudley 11″ x 14″ Acrylic on Paper; Purchase Original or Prints In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger. Kobayashi Issa I am starting a new challenge this month, to paint one painting everyday for 30 days. I will be using this
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Escaping the confines of the canvas

Hello, I wanted to share that I was featured in a magazine called Fabulous Floors Magazine. I am just seeing the tear sheet for the first time. I started painting these canvas pillows with screen printed art to extend my work and I was thrilled to see them in a national publication. I have also
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7 things you don’t know about me

My dream car 1958 Corvette Ok, so one of my friends on Facebook posted this list of things people didn’t know about him, the viewer was to then post the numbers that they knew and then you were given a number to make your own list. He gave me the number 7.  So here are
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Treasures

High tide by Kristye Addison Dudley Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. (Matthew 6:21 NLT) This was my scripture reading this morning and it made me think, what do I treasure? I remember when I got my first job, I was driven by my career, buying my first
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Praise and pride

“My perspective, your perspective” (Detail of diptych) © Kristye Addison Dudley January is almost over and I have only blogged once. I have got to get back to it! Well, here’s an update. A memorial fund has been set up for Keasha, here is the link Keasha Rutlegde Draft Memorial. And I still can’t believe
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Today is a gift

There are so many moments in our lives where we question why things happen. There have been times where I wondered “how did I get here?” and “why me?”. I have been reflecting on this year, my relationships, my hopes and dreams. I have had the opportunity to see many of my dreams come true.
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Winds of Change

Winds of Change, Acrylic on Canvas © Kristye Addison Dudley It’s been a great holiday week so far. I am getting tons of rest and working towards a new year full of personal goals. One of which is running my first 1/2 marathon. So far I have only gotten new shoes, but you have to
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