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Judy Knott

Oil Paintings, Mixed Media, Greeting Cards

What's New in 2018

Stretching is good for the body but it's also good for the mind.  I've done a lot of stretching in my artwork and 2018 should see me doing even more. 

I painted my first commission in 2017.  It was a dog portrait that my neighbor will be giving to her husband this Christmas.  Another first was a self portrait.  I had read somewhere a long time ago that you aren't a real artist until you do a self portrait.  I don't know that I agree with that statement, but I always felt I should do one just in case it was true.  So happy I did it because now I feel confident in doing a portrait of a very dear friend of mine.

I also started painting larger.  Up until about six months ago the largest painting I had done was 24" x 24."  Now I've "expanded" to 30" x 30" and 36" x 36" and I'm enjoying creating art that big--it's fun and it's great for people with large walls. 

So what will I be doing in 2018...?