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Topic: Aloha fellow crafters and artisans! Artist-Mom-Blogger here  (Read 573 times)
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« on: February 21, 2013 08:32:14 PM »

Hi everyone! I'm Kat and I can paint -- I went to art school for fine arts and illustration.

Iíve been an artist since elementary school. I was am rambunctious, quirky, super-talkative, and an overachieving know-it-all.  Think pint-sized Hermione Granger mixed with Goo from Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends.  Is that Mabel from Gravity Falls? (Seriously, my blood type is even A+)

Now Iím a full-time artist and mommy to a rambunctious, quirky, talkative little boy.  I show in galleries, travel to art shows, and I have an online shop.  When Iím not painting portraits I swing between mixed media artsy pieces, pop surrealism, nerdy fun stuff, and candy-coated whimsical childrenís illustration.
Right now I am working on my blog, cleverly named Kat Can Paint! (www.katcanpaint.com)  I share a ton of tutorials and howtos on my blog, its becoming my mission to reach+teach people who think that they can't draw or paint how to do it.

I'll probably hang out on the More Art less Craft board, but is there a homeschooling mom area?  I'm getting started with homeschooling and I want to make fun, crafty, awesome homeschooling resources.
Whew, that was a lot! Feel free to connect! Are you are a nerdy homeschooling mom, love mixed media art, pop surrealism, or just wanna chat about mom stuff and art stuff? I'd love to chat!
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2013 03:37:46 PM »

Hi! Welcome! I'm new here, too. I'm not a mom (not even close to it) but you seem a lot like me and also possibly as hyper. I'm a know-it-all too Tongue

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Jennifer Lawrence, Johnny Depp, AG dolls, Tumblr, spies, books.
Can draw, sew, papercraft (sometimes), recycle-craft, make mini-crafts.
Interested in all kinds of swaps. Smiley
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