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A recent sketch

There is nothing better than a blank sheet of paper and a sharpened pencil for getting out emotions. (pardon the poor photo quality) Happy Creating! Karen Karen Wolcott Illustration

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Top 6 Audibles for My Creative Zone

When I’m working on a big illustration project, I can spend many hours at my drawing table and in front of my computer. It’s quite solitary and I enjoy the zen state it creates. When that happens, I usually like … Continue reading

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Pencils and Planes

Most of my work is done with pencil and paper. Once the sketch is client approved, I scan it and redraw it in Adobe Illustrator. I sketch at my drawing table, bed, sitting in the grass in my backyard, on … Continue reading

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Top 3 Lies Artists Tell Themselves

I often wish I could turn off my brain. It is so easy to psych myself out before even picking up a pencil, charcoal, paintbrush, or wacom pen. Too much stuff starts sloshing up there between my ears. I realize … Continue reading

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Squealing Like A Toddler

I squealed like an excited toddler when I watched Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas recently. Zarkana was a phenomenal show. There was the usual dare devil trapeze artists and hire wire stunts that make your heart leap out of … Continue reading

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How I work

Although most of my work is digital, it all starts with a sharp pencil and paper. I rough out a sketch to send to clients and get their feedback. Once approved I create the work in Adobe Illustrator (my favorite … Continue reading

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