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Last updated on Jun 12, 2016

Have a look around - if you're looking for something specific, I do commission requests! =D

Nichole Frasca

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Nichole Frasca

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The uncertain beginnings are always fascinating to look back on after a piece is finished.

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It all begins with a finished concept.

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Ever wonder what the carbon paper looks like after use? This is part of my prep process which involves resizing my finished concept and transferring the results to watercolor paper.
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About

The Story Behind Studio ANF

2013 was the year I made the decision to focus on art full-time. I'm pretty sure my "starting out" story isn't all that dissimilar from a lot of other artists on Etsy.

You quit your job and take a risk on yourself. You second guess every decision to the nth degree. You worry about the crap-shoot that is called "pricing" and how you're supposed to market yourself, and generate interest in your particular brand of art.

Those, plus a million other thoughts and questions ricochet around your brain until a loving friend, husband, wife or partner hands you a glass of wine and tells you to "chill for a sec".

Well, okay maybe a bottle of wine...

Then you hit your groove, you find that "something" which provides a clear focus and a path forward. Suddenly, you feel as though everything up to this point has been worth it.

I started out creating black and white illustrations by hand on canvases in a more modern, simplistic style. A few of those listings are still lingering around my shop. I love those paintings, but I really found my stride with watercolor. I enjoy the soft, watery aspects of the medium, and I wanted to explore that visual effect in my work.

I started with "splash paintings" and eventually my work morphed into mixed media when I was introduced to Copic Marker. Now I start with a watercolor base and use Copics, pastels and fine liner for vibrancy and definition.

My shop is a visual representation of my artistic journey and my hope is to inspire others with my craft.

Shop members

  • Nichole Frasca

    Owner, Creator

Shop policies

Last updated on January 5, 2014
Welcome to Studio ANF and thanks for stopping by!

All my pieces are completed by hand with extreme care. I'm passionate about what I do, and I hope that you find a piece in my shop that you fall in love with as well. If you have any questions related to my process, a particular piece, or idea please message me!

I also do custom orders for those of you that have a specific image in mind. Let's talk about it! Send me a conversation and we can work out the details.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
All sales are final on Custom Orders. For all other listings under Studio ANF, you have 24 hours to cancel your purchase for a full refund.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me directly.
Payment
I accept all major credit cards and Etsy gift cards at this time. Once payment has cleared your order will be processed.

You have 24 hours to cancel an order for a full refund. For custom orders, all sales are final.

If you are an international customer and would like to place an order, please message me directly for shipping information and pricing.
Shipping
All packages are shipped via UPS Ground. Once the package has been shipped, I will send a tracking number. Estimated delivery is anywhere from 3-5 business days.

If you prefer to pay for a quicker method of shipping, please contact me directly. Please note that this does not include production times.

StudioANF takes great care in packaging each purchase and is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items. It is the buyers responsibility to track the package, to type in the correct address and to order the correct item. By placing your order with us, you are agreeing to this policy.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please note that unless otherwise personally requested, Studio ANF retains the rights to show custom work completed as part of the artists portfolio and as a means of representation of Studio ANF's ability.