‘Merlin Has a Fan’ Process

Welcome to our second walkthrough! 😁

This painting was a gift for my partner’s mom; R’s family was very accommodating, especially considering they had to speak in English around me as I do not know Danish. …yet. (Other than a couple words to harass R with.) R’s dad also got a painting, which I’ll show at the end; I didn’t get progress shots of that one though.

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a roving Bird will find me

Welcome back, y’all!

I hope everyone has been well, and I’ve got a variety of posts planned for you based on the past several months. There’s been serious reflection on who I am as an artist, how to forge my identity as one, and what my creative goals are at present. For how long art has been a part of my life, this journey is no where near over, and I’m both thrilled and intimidated by how much I have still ahead of me. Let me show you what I’ve got so far!

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Welcome!

Hey, y’all! 

My name is Grai Swan, and I’m a hobby artist who specializes in ink and watercolor paintings with a little digital work thrown in.  I lost my inspiration to create for several years, but thanks to encouragement from my fantastic artsy partner, it’s been coming back.  My aim is to produce whimsical paintings with realistic detail, and you’ll find a lot of nature influence present through my gallery.

To start my blog off, I thought I’d walk you through the progress shots of my most recent painting. (Hint: It’s the one in the featured image at the beginning of this post!)

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