Some artists complete their paintings with broad strokes and great spontaneous outbursts, abstraction and impressionism, evoking great emotions or realism that mocks a camera. And while I appreciate all that, I'm not one of them.
Here you will find artwork of a definitely more fussy type. Lots of blank ink from brushes and those little technical pens and watermedia are used to create a variety of "engineered artworks." The gallery is broken into general groupings, which I invite you to browse. For any visitors who are fans of counted cross stitch embroidery, you'll want to see the Ink Circles site, where I've created a number of special designs to be recreated with thread and linen.
Peace of Art
This is something new for me and for you.
I've created a coloring book from the mandala paintings I've made. The images are printed on cardstock and are spiral-bound at the top, which is great for lefties as well as right handed artists. The book opens to any page and folds back. Each page includes a test area that can be used to try out color combinations or to practice, then can be cut out and used as a bookmark.
The coloring book can be ordered from my web shop, or via Amazon, which is really handy if you use Amazon Prime.
Print a sample "Ink Circle" to get a feel for the book. This design is not a repeat from the book.
Yellow Dog. This is the first time I've taken colored pencils seriously to task. I found the colorless blender pencil to be a fabulous tool.
Here is a short video that we made (my son helped with the production) that shows a time lapse of the steps of my painting a mandala. So, if you are curious as to my process, I hope this gives you a hint. Thanks for watching it.
This is an example of one of my mandala paintings:
I sell prints, originals, and items such as notecards featuring my artwork. Please visit my web shop to purchase papergoods (and cross stitch patterns.) I don't have everything listed there, so feel free to drop me a line for anything you don't see. Visit the gallery pages to see the newly added mandala paintings.
All works have been completely hand-drawn, hand-inked, and painted using artist quality materials. Contact me to purchase original artwork. Custom creations are available upon request.
All images, art, embroidery designs on this site are copyrighted by the artist, Tracy Horner,
and may not be used in any form without permission.