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“Untitled” c. Susan Sorrell Hill

Watercolor is the Queen of Fluidity.

She presents herself in many guises and can be used in almost infinite ways: tight, loose, transparent, opaque, detailed or glorious washy expanse. When an artist makes a commitment to watercolor, she is really in for it, because watercolor, by her nature, is not totally controllable. Not like oil or acrylic. Sometimes she (the painter) Continue Reading »

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The artist Katherine Dunn & her Apifera Farm: "where art and animals collide" © Katherine Dunn

The artist Katherine Dunn & her Apifera Farm: “where art and animals collide” © Katherine Dunn

Have you heard about the Around the World Blog Hop? It’s bloggers taking turns writing about their creative work, and then inviting other artists or writers, whom they admire, to participate. Who knows where it all began? But it’s a way for us creatives who blog to introduce ourselves to an audience who might not be aware of our work…a way to share our blog readers. From each post (this one, for example), you’ll be able to follow the Blog Hop backwards or forwards. I invite you to take a creative stroll… Continue Reading »

"Flying House" c. Susan Sorrell Hill

“Flying House” c. Susan Sorrell Hill

The Illustration Friday word of the week is light.

Monks and mystics have always known that to remain connected to one’s own deep spirit, it is frequently necessary to fly away, disconnect, step-back and go inward. Continue Reading »

Screen Shot 2014-09-26 at 9.11.26 AM I have two illustrations in this gorgeous new Christmas anthology for young readers. See more details on the Christmas Press Picture Books page… Christmas came early this year!  🎁🎄

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Available from Amazon November 1. 2014.

Tagged on Facebook this week by Sophie Masson, co-founder of Christmas Press Picture Books, this is my take on the “Ten Books That Have Stayed With You Since Childhood” post that has been making the rounds. This one is about ten PICTURE books that have stayed with you–whether from childhood or after (as in my case)… Continue Reading »

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"Dancing with the Devil"

“Dancing with the Devil”

There’s a new ZOOM feature in the Galleries at www.susansorrellhill.artspan.com  Click on the small blue cross in the top right-hand corner on any Gallery image to see big, beautiful art, “up close and personal.” Thanks for visiting!   (detail) “Dancing with the Devil”    (pen & ink)   See the entire image in the Works on Paper Gallery

Fall 2014 Update: My Artspan shop has closed, but you can still find available original watercolors in my Etsy shop. (see the link in the sidebar). Thanks for visiting!

IMG_2639The Illustration Friday word of the week is metamorphosis.

They say a person’s face becomes the roadmap of where Life’s journey has taken them. Do you sometimes feel as I do, when looking in that not-so-friendly mirror, “What a long, strange trip it’s been…?”

 

IMG_2638“Untitled”      (pen & ink)

A 1993 commission for the Sutter Center of Progressive Endosurgery of Sacramento, CA. You’ve seen this image posted here before (ages ago) but ’tis the season for Frankenstein…   :-)

 

 

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