Jenny Nelson Blog

My Favorite Studio Tools and Materials

Finding the right tools and materials to suit your painting practice is an ongoing process of...

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Creating A Space to Paint

I love the look on Lee Krasner's face in this iconic photo above. She's confident, defiant, and...

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In Love with Manet

In 2019 I was able to take a dream trip to Paris! One of the highlights of the trip was our...

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A Painting State of Mind

Let's talk about getting into the painting zone or creative flow.  Musicians, visual...

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Creating Strong Compositions

While much compositional knowledge is intuitive, learning how to recognize and use spatial...

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The Power of Line

Line is the first mark we make. We all have within us an innate mark making language and this...

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Creating Shape Relationships

"Where do you put a form? It will move all around, bellow out and shrink, and sometimes it winds...

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