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This is fun…


1500mm x 1100 mm
Acrylic on canvas

I’m really excited to be working on a second commission piece for a fun-loving Bay of Islands couple.

What a great 2023 it’s shaping up to be. A new architecturally designed home for them both and two truly original joyous artworks to enliven the space. I am so excited to work on both these pieces together during the New Year. Pictured above is a mockup of the second piece with a working title inspired by their reaction when they saw my initial concept. “We Love It!”

The size is wonderous at 1500 mm x 1100 mm, customised for wow-factor in the dining area. The painting is inspired by the incredible bush and sea views and the colour palette takes its inspiration from nature. The couple both love colour with a passion and the colours they want ‘happy’ painting to reflect include:
– Uplifting gorgeous greens,
– Heartwarming summer sky and warm sea blues
– Fun highlights of sunlight, bush and trees (golden yellows, sunrise oranges, jacaranda violets, and pops of pohutakawa reds).

My intention for next year is “Fun!” and it’s already started. It’s going to be really fun to work side by side with these two different yet complementary pieces: “Fun! Fun! Fun!” and “We Love It.”

Karen grant

I’m also super excited to be sharing my passion for high-vibe art in a three day art-retreat next year. I’ll be sharing my secrets, including how to supersize your art and artbiz tips for those inspired to sell their paintings and build a love brand. Details here: https://www.thejoyfulartist.co.nz/workshops-around-the-globe/

Be quick! Only three spots left!


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This is fun…

The Joyful Artist

I am an artist, storyteller, intuitive guide, mentor and Reiki master. All my creations are infused with positive energy , inspiration, and light. I believe in magic and the power of beauty, joy, love, purpose, and creativity to transform your life. My greatest joy is helping your realize your dreams. That makes my soul sing!

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