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Color, Texture and the Road Less Travelled

Color, Texture and the Road Less Travelled

It’s been some time since I’ve sent updates on what’s going on in my artistic life, as January and February have been quite active.  As some of you may know, I absolutely love working with texture, and lots of COLOR.  I’m not sure how this obsession began, but what I do know is that my… read more

Thank you!

Thank you!

Dear Chocolate and Art Show friends, I’d like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all who took time to stop by my table to say hello.  Words can hardly express how humbled I was (and am) to see the interest shown in my story and art.  As I mentioned, I’ve been painting… read more

Garden of Insight

Garden of Insight

“Garden of Insight” by Dawn Siler, Mixed Media on Canvas

Ode to the Mighty Owl!

Ode to the Mighty Owl!

It is quite exciting indeed when my artwork finds a new forever home.  Ode to the Mighty Owl started off as a little doodle and transformed itself into this incredibly majestic character.  He sold within minutes after I posted him on my Facebook page.

It's Been Far too Long!

It’s Been Far too Long!

Good afternoon all!  I’ve admittedly fallen behind on my daily doodles, so I have approximately 12 days worth of creative madness to make up.  All things considered, I’ve been working diligently on several artistic endeavors; all of which have been keeping quite busy.  I hope you all enjoy my current doodle in progress.  Until next… read more

Quirky and Fun Black & White Home Accents by...yours Truly!

Quirky and Fun Black & White Home Accents by…yours Truly!

I’m so excited to announce my collection of black and white home accents created on Society6.  I’ve been working diligently on these new designs, which I’m certain will accentuate any living or workspace.  Transform your home into something incredibly unique.  My black and white designs are conversation starters and will unquestionably impart a feeling of… read more

Doodle of the Day - February 28, 2021

Doodle of the Day – February 28, 2021

I’m a little late posting my daily doodle, as yesterday was quite busy.  That being the case, et voila!  Have a great day everyone.  Peace, love and creative blessings all.  Until next time…

Doodle of the Day - February 27, 2021

Doodle of the Day – February 27, 2021

I’m going to keep this simple today, by asking just one question.  What do you envision for your future, and what wakes you up in the morning?  That is all.  I look forward to your responses.  As always, peace, love and creative blessings.

Doodle of the Day - February 26, 2021

Doodle of the Day – February 26, 2021

As promised ladies and gentlemen, here’s another installment of Dawn’s Daily Doodle.  I had a great deal of fun drawing this one.  In fact, I was up until 2:00 am completing it.  That little piece of information is a secret however, as I told my Love that I would not stay up late last night. … read more

Doodle of the Day - February 25, 2021

Doodle of the Day – February 25, 2021

Good evening my beautiful art enthusiasts!  As mentioned yesterday, I’ll be posting a doodle or two, or three a day for as long as the spirit guides me.  So…with no further ado (imaginary drum roll please), et voila… Dawn’s daily doodle is done!  As always, peace, love and creative blessings.  Have a great night!

Dawn's Daily Doodles

Dawn’s Daily Doodles

Welcome to the first installment of Dawn’s Daily Doodles.  I doodle everyday, most of the time however, no one sees the fruits of my fun labor.  I’ve decided (as of today) to share some of the interesting things that tickle my fancy and eventually end up on paper. I love to draw and have been… read more

Burning the Midnight Oil

Burning the Midnight Oil

I was up super late working on the underpainting of this new mixed media on paper.  So far so good.  I think this looks absolutely awesome.  I can’t wait to see the final.  Peace, love and creative blessings all 👩🏽‍🎨🎨.  Let’s make it a great one.

I'm so...EXCITED!  Hand-Painted Notecards are Here...Finally!

I’m so…EXCITED! Hand-Painted Notecards are Here…Finally!

I’m so excited to announce my new venture creating hand-painted mixed media note and greeting cards! This is an excellent way to for you to share or frame original works of art for your home or office. No two cards are alike, as each one is created directly in the spirit of spontaneity and love;… read more

Nostalgic for Handmade Notecards?

Nostalgic for Handmade Notecards?

Give a Unique Gift of Hand Painted Note and Customized Greeting Cards by Dawn Siler

Hard at Work or Hardly Working?

Hard at Work or Hardly Working?

Hard at work or hardly working on this very cold Friday. I’m almost finished with this baby. It’s about time because I’ve been working on this off and on for about five months. Happy, happy joy, joy everyone, the weekend is finally here! Peace, love and creative blessings all! #workinprogress #abstractartist #create #mixedmedia #blue #blues… read more

So...What's the Purpose of Underpainting?

So…What’s the Purpose of Underpainting?

When I first began painting (seriously) over 20 years ago, I had absolutely no idea that such a process existed.  I am a self-taught painter and never really had any formal training.  I started teaching myself by trying to copy the greats; Picasso, Dali, Basquiat, DeKooning, etc.  Most of the time I was quite unsuccessful… read more

Garden of Sapphire & Insight

Garden of Sapphire & Insight

I’ve been working on this collage project for the past couple of weeks.  Normally I will take paintings that I’m not totally pleased with and turn them into collage magic.  Although the colors in this collage are slightly muted as compared to most of my work, I’m still quite pleased with how it turned out. … read more

Many Thanks!

Many Thanks!

As I’ve mentioned so many times before, I get an absolute thrill whenever my collectors share photos of my art in their homes.  My creative processes are moving meditations, and each time I complete a project, I’m satisfied to know that it will eventually find a forever home; bringing joy to its new owner.  I’m… read more

The Art of the Collage

The Art of the Collage

I’ve been doing a great deal of collaging lately.  I don’t know what it is, but there’s something therapeutic about wielding a large pair of scissors and spending hours cutting up my own works of art to create something truly unique.  As I carefully arrange each piece, I create my own personal and very soulful… read more

Solving the Painted Puzzle

Solving the Painted Puzzle

I paint almost everyday and when I can’t paint, I think about painting. It’s important for me to do so whether I feel like it or not. Some days I might not feel inspired, but I still paint. I might not like the outcome, but I still paint. Before I go to sleep I think… read more

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