Kelsey Nolan@knolan.art

Illustrator. Roanoker.
Finding my voice through pen and paint.
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Last night I took a picture of a beautiful blooming rose in my grandmother's garden. I fully intended to do a slow, detailed painting of it, but after I got this first layer of paint down, I said, NOPE. Do not have the patience for detailed florals. At least not today. 🌹 So here's a washy one instead. ...
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Last Wednesday's World Watercolor Group May #artchallenge prompt was jellyfish, so I did this quick sketch. Just didn't get a chance to post it that day, because my kid decided to punch a coffee table with her face. But now she's okay, and I've remembered, so here it is. ...
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Reposting the list I made last year, because it holds up. As does my caption from last year: "If ever there were a thing that was silly to celebrate only one day a year, it's mothers. Here's to the little daily things that make my mother so great, all the time. Happy Mother's Day to all you Mamas and Mama-like people."
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This was another practice piece I did in preparation for the Monster Art Rally, and I never got around to scanning it. Same reference photo as one I'd done before, just slightly different details. Primarily colored pencil with gouache highlights. ...
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Today's World Watercolor Group prompt was lighthouse, so, ya know, Maine, lobster, lobster roll. I've painted this a few times before, based on a photo I took in Maine last July, so it's a good measure of progress. And a source of longing and nostalgia. I'll have a new model this coming July 😍
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