I wrote a rather shy letter to someone I look up to, and in turn it became a newsletter to share with many! Today’s @uppercasemag newsletter features Janine’s answers to common questions we all have (newbies and seasoned artists alike!), on making a living, making good work, and putting yourself out there.

I wrote a rather shy letter to someone I look up to, and in turn it became a newsletter to share with many! Today’s @uppercasemag newsletter features Janine’s answers to common questions we all have (newbies and seasoned artists alike!), on making a living, making good work, and putting yourself out there.

SMALL REMINDERS: A print Series

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It is not a secret that a lot of my work is often inspired by things going on in my personal life. That’s what art is: it’s an outlet. It has been an outlet for many people thorughout millenia and it has certainly been mine. When life gets rough, we turn to the things that comfort us, and to words of advice or encouragement.

This series, SMALL REMINDERS, currently contains four prints of daily reaffirmations and quiet words of encouragement. I am sure the series will grow.

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These, among others, have been mantras! to keep the gloom away, or to push me harder when there’s something big on the horizon I should be reaching for. I hope they do the same for you. 

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Late night painting because I can’t sleep. It feels weird to not work as tightly rendered as I have the last year or so. It’s also oddly satisfying. Back to square one, to simple tools, to black paint and white paper and a brush or two instead of 7 or 8. I still itch for the details, but at 1am when it’s just me, well… Who cares. I’ll take black paint and white paper.

Late night painting because I can’t sleep. It feels weird to not work as tightly rendered as I have the last year or so. It’s also oddly satisfying. Back to square one, to simple tools, to black paint and white paper and a brush or two instead of 7 or 8. I still itch for the details, but at 1am when it’s just me, well… Who cares. I’ll take black paint and white paper.