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My Art Journey So far by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

A bit about my Journey in the last year... Hello, Welcome to my art blog, I'm Emily an Expressionist Artist based in Somerset, England.   So What's it like to be an Artist? Well, I guess like any self employed person would tell you, IT'S REALLY HARD! I mean it's the most life changing decision I've ever made, It also took me over ten years to go for it, I have been painting since the age of sixteen, But actually I have only been a full time Artist for a year, That year has taught me alot about myself and- ...Read More
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This Week at Wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

What's happening this week at Wallartbyemily Welcome to my art blog, Today I wanted to give you an update on things that are happening at Wallartbyemily.   The Transition from Wallartbyemily to Emily Duchscherer Kirk Art So, if you've read my blog before you will know that I'm currently changing my trading name, There's a lot to change and I weighed this up as a bit issue whilst making my decision, It will take a while for this to be complete, I have to change a lot on the site for starters, A new website is also currently in- ...Read More
JOURNEY TO deep happiness by emily duchscherer kirk

My Journey to become an Artist by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

About me... Welcome to my art blog and story of my life, Today's post is going to be about my journey so far, The Artist behind the artwork....   Growing up....   So, Where do I start, I had a great childhood, Living in the countryside in a small village in Somerset, I always knew from a young age that I wanted to have a creative job when I grew up, An Interior designer, an architect and an art teacher were some of the professions I had in mind whilst in secondary school, Then I really got into my art- ...Read More

Art Inspiration @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Inspiration for this week... Welcome to my art blog, Here's what is happening this week....   Creating on Paper So at the weekend I bought some great quality paper to do some abstracts on, I realise that everyone doesn't want a canvas but would rather have a flat piece to frame, I will be creating six to load to the shop this weekend, Also I will do any commissions you would like in this format. It has been very different to work on, However I've had some amazing results so far.   Pebeo Studio Acrylics I've been trying- ...Read More
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Planning for this Week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

What I'm planning for this week... Welcome to my art blog,   Here's what is happening this week.   Beautiful Photography This week I'm going to be looking at creating some AMAZING photos of my work, Set up is always a challenge in a small studio, But I've been clearing space ready for this, Luckily my home has a lot of white walls, As I collect art as well as make it, So using my living room will also be key, I've just invested in a lighting kit too, It's kind of a essential tool to get some great photos.- ...Read More
Velvet Deep, 24 x 36",story Original Abstract

My Art Journey @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Story so far Welcome to my art blog and story, Today's post is going to be about my journey in the last year, The struggles, the wins and the art.   The Struggles when becoming you own boss So I think the main worries I have on a daily basis are, When am I going to sale my next painting? What can I do MORE of that isn't expensive to promote my work? Am I going in the right direction? Ok these are normal worries for any business but in the artworld you could sale 5 or more- ...Read More
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News for this Week, Live Auction this Sunday.

This Week @wallartbyemily.   So, I'm hosting a Live Auction of 26 paintings this Sunday 11th February, The auction will take place via Facebook @wallartbyemily and Instagram @wallartbyemily. This will be at 20:00 till 21:00 UTC. I've never done this before but it should all run smoothly, Planning is in motion. Here's what you need to know if interested. How it works on Facebook Starting at 20:00 I will start to post photos of my paintings, They will have a starting minimum price and Delivery price. All you have to do if you are interested in one is comment on- ...Read More

My Art Week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Welcome to my art blog, So I normally talk about what I've been doing in the week, but it's been more about promoting the site this week, So not a lot to talk about when it comes to the studio.   Promotion So I've added extra photos to a lot of paintings on my site. I still have videos to add, Video editing is becoming a real challenge for me, But I'm sure I'll work it out soon! I've also put a message on the front page to contact me if you would like to collect- ...Read More
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My Art week @wallartbyemily by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

My Art Week @wallartbyemily. Happy Monday everyone, it's the start of a new week. Welcome to my art blog, I hope you've all had a great weekend!   Today's Post is about what I'm planning to do this week.   So last week I searched for new inspiration to create some new ideas, Looking at some beautiful landscapes photographed by several local photographers, I decided to create some compositions and techniques to paint some landscapes. I then continued to finish three mini landscapes using the ideas from my research. Using all three of these minis I am now in the- ...Read More

My Art Inspiration by Emily Duchscherer Kirk

  My Art Inspiration by Emily Duchscherer Kirk So I thought I'd fill you in today on my progress this week, I've been looking for new inspiration. I decided to look into landscape compositions. Adapting many techniques I've used in the past to create some fab new paintings.   [caption id="attachment_1881" align="alignright" width="573"] Art Inspiration landscapes[/caption] Living in the Countryside So living in Somerset I've always used nature as an inspiration in many paintings. There's some amazing talent in the south west of England. I came across some beautiful photographs from various Somerset based photographers. Sometimes looking at the- ...Read More