WIP - New Series - Feeling Blue

Blue watercolor florals by Kristen Laczi

My emotions have been up and down this past month. A couple posts back I mentioned that at times I feel lonely, even though I insanely love Long Island. It's been a lot of change within the past year and although sometimes I get down, I know that this is just a moment in time and that these lows that I experience will soon fade away. Life is changing and it's all for the better. I've never been so inspired before and it's such an amazing feeling to know that the possibilities are endless. In Buffalo I felt like I couldn't grow anymore, but here in Long Island I feel like it's just the beginning of something great. 

This new series is inspired by my highs and lows, using cool colors but making them appear warm and fuzzy at the same time. "Feeling Blue" will be a mixture of coastal elements, florals and of course... palms! I'll be working solely with watercolors because I love the mess and the colors they create when they bleed together.

Blue Watercolor Florals by Kristen Laczi
Blue watercolor florals and palms by Kristen Laczi

These process shots aren't final pieces but sketches of what the series is going to look like. It feels great to just let loose and play, trying new techniques and color pallets. Although I usually paint bright and fun, this new collection is quickly becoming my favorite. 

Messy paint brushes Kristen Laczi

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