kharaledonne

tiny oil paintings

Marineland, Florida · 3079 Sales

kharaledonne

tiny oil paintings

Marineland, Florida 3079 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(1236)

Announcement   Hallooo! I make whimsical, mini enamel paintings. Each piece is painted directly onto the metal - no paper prints glued in place. They are super individual, with tiny brushstrokes.

Because I live like a meandering hobo, my ability to take custom requests is unpredictable. My shop will be closed intermittently while we are traveling, but I promise I'll reply as soon as I'm able!

Follow along:
www.kharaledonne.com/sea-blog/

Thank you so much for the incredible stories and support.
Love,
Khara

P.S. Here is an excellent video that my penpal made about the painting process!: http://vimeo.com/109888849
And a vunderful Etsy feature:
https://blog.etsy.com/en/2015/featured-shop-khara-ledonne/

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 10, 2017

Hallooo! I make whimsical, mini enamel paintings. Each piece is painted directly onto the metal - no paper prints glued in place. They are super individual, with tiny brushstrokes.

Because I live like a meandering hobo, my ability to take custom requests is unpredictable. My shop will be closed intermittently while we are traveling, but I promise I'll reply as soon as I'm able!

Follow along:
www.kharaledonne.com/sea-blog/

Thank you so much for the incredible stories and support.
Love,
Khara

P.S. Here is an excellent video that my penpal made about the painting process!: http://vimeo.com/109888849
And a vunderful Etsy feature:
https://blog.etsy.com/en/2015/featured-shop-khara-ledonne/

Khara Ledonne

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5 out of 5 stars
(1236)
Sophia Döring

Sophia Döring on Apr 29, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

The locket is really amazing, I love it. It is so small, but so accurate, I'm completely in love with it. Khara is lovely, she was so kind answering my messages. Thank you for everything!!

shannonsteffens

shannonsteffens on Apr 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

My friendship locket was probably the best gift I've ever given! Kharaledonne does the most beautiful work! My bestie cried when she opened it so I'd say it was perfect! I'm in the process of moving and will be ordering more! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! A true artist!

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Inspired by all our time on the water recently. Someone said it looks like a whale swimming past the portholes of a boat under water. Isn't that a wonderful way to see it?

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My first little lighthouse inspired by our inaugural sail. In spite of the bleariness of seasickness, you betcha I still got a good look at those wonderful structures.

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Miniatures hiding out in the studio house plants!

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Daydreams in a Nutshell

These things are important!
These daydreams.
So many voices tell us to straighten up, work hard, cut the fat and focus. Maybe it's true, but I stand for the little voice that tells you to take a nap, stare at the clouds and think about your favorite things.
I get to make mini escapes. The place you want to go instead of where you are. The capsule of fresh air that can be worn around your neck and taken wherever you go, or even given to someone who needs it more than you. Nostalgic landscapes, spirit animals, inside jokes: this is the good stuff that reminds you why you are you, and nobody else.

See my process and how it all works in this sweet little video: http://vimeo.com/109888849
(copy + paste in a new window and it'll pop right up)

For fifteen years I've been mucking about with paint, usually on great big walls and windows. Miniatures crept in so sneakily, an experimentation at most. My eyes were terrible; hands were shaky. Over time it came more naturally, and my eyes even got better; no kidding! Now it looks like Santa's workshop around here, with me curled over my little elf table, holding my breath for the perfect brushstroke. Everything is tiny and beautiful, and everyday I am amazed that I get to create so many miniature masterpieces to sustain myself and others.

Images above are stills from the mini movie created and directed by Sam Friedman Portrait against blue background by Marilyn Glinka

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    I make messes. Tiny ones.

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