My next Hanafuda suit calls for irises. So what's a girl to do? A real life reference is way better than a google image search! 😅
PS: we're only 10 buckaroos away from the first Patreon giveaway! Check it out and join at Patreon.com/kellymckernan
Who's excited for the return of Twin Peaks tonight? I've just rewatched the series and the movie and I am SO READY.
Here's my take on Laura Palmer, a piece I created in 2014 for @spoke_art's David Lynch tribute show.
Hi guys! If you're not yet supporting my Hanafuda project on Patreon, now is a great time to join for as little as a dollar! I will be giving away one color study of the winner's choice along with a bunch of surprise goodies, including pins, prints, stickers, sketches, and more. Check it out at www.patreon.com/kellymckernan
"I'm Afraid I'm A Complicated Woman" was created as a part my "Femme Fatale" solo show with Gallery 1988 in 2016. The original, inspired by the film "Casino Royale" measures 12 x 16 and was painted with watercolor and acrylics.
piece I created quite awhile back for @everydayorig. “Protean” was painted with watercolor and included iridescent embellishments. The watercolor paper was mounted to an 8″ round cradled raw wood panel, measuring 1″ in depth.
My office this afternoon while visiting family in South Carolina! I'm drawing a tentacle-haired lady. 🐙
(👀swipe!) This is "Harvest." (Cropped) The original 11x14 painting was created for "The Animal In Me" show at Subtext Gallery with the PRISMA Artist Collective back in 2013. I had fun adding hints of iridescent texture to the horns and scales. ✨
Let me know which piece you'd like to see available as a print next! ✨
My piece "Exheridate" was created in 2016 for the "Empathic" exhibition at Alexi Era Gallery & Publishing. The show was centered around mental health awareness. "Exheridate" measures 8"x10" and was painted with watercolor.
Y'all are killin' me. I can't believe there are almost 3,000 entries for my Ultimate Art Giveaway already! If you haven't entered yet, visit the link in my profile for more info. ✨
My next Hanafuda suit is finally on the way! I'm totally blown over by the number of new patrons joining to support my project over the last several days! Remember, if you're a Patreon patron, you get 10 additional entries in my current giveaway! If you missed that announcement, visit the link in my profile. You do not want to miss out! 🌾
📢 Announcing my Ultimate Art Giveaway to celebrate 5 years as a working professional artist, and I'm so grateful to all of you for your support in doing so! I want to give back, and so I've chosen a TON of my favorite art supplies and giving you the chance to win them! Head to the link in my profile for info on how to enter to win! <3
I've got some VERY exciting news to share tomorrow! Stay tuned for a live video announcement that will stream via Facebook first, followed by Instagram, starting at noon EST/ 9am PST. 💖
Happy momma's day! While it's often the most challenging role I've picked up yet - especially as a single mom in the last year - it's also the most rewarding. I'm so lucky to have such a compassionate, courageous, and delightfully goofy little girl! 👩👧💕
I just wrapped up this commission last night! Here's "Inveigle," painted in watercolor with acrylic glazing and measuring 12" x 16." If you're interested in prints, please let me know! I might make them available next week if there's enough demand. <3
Model: @casstronaut (not Mariah Carey 😑)