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Natalya Aikens
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Artist. Inspired by my heritage and all things textural.
Artist. Inspired by my heritage and all things textural.

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one way or another
Done with costumes, and back to art! Last year, at the very end, I posted the last piece I made before the year was over. Today I want to tell you about the two pieces I am making that could be considered companion pieces to that one. All three could actual...

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more costume extravaganza
There has been a request for close up photos of the costumes. Those are hard to come by... But here are some attempts and more photos anyway! If you click on the photos you can see them larger. Spring and a few cold birds Spring and birds dancing Snow Maide...

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annual costume extravaganza
Yup it happened. The annual Russian school play. I didn't blog about the costume-making this year since it sort of happened on the fly and I didn't have time to take photos of the process. I also didn't make as many costumes this year as I usually do, my jo...

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gathering inspiration
Getting ready to dive into art making full force here. I don't mean that I have stopped... I just mean that I want to start on a new batch of work that I want to have ready by a certain time, so that I'll be all set for any of the shows that I'll be partici...

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slow art
Happy New Year! Wishing you all lots of love, peace and creativity this year! I wanted to share the progress of my current XL artwork. I started it sometime in November, and if you follow me on Instagram and Facebook , you may have seen a few posts about it...

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crossing to the other side
It's very close. The end of the year. I'm ready to cross that line. Usually at this time of the year I do an overview of all the artwork I have created throughout the year. But since I did an overview of the art created this summer not too long ago, I was i...

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stitched paint strokes
Usually I stitch with a plan in mind. Meaning that I have seen in my minds eye what I want to achieve and I am stitching towards that vision. But sometimes.... just for the fun of it I want to stitch with no plan. Just meandering and enjoying the process, t...

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jump with me!
I'm excited to announce that I'll be participating once again as an artist in Creative JumpStart (CJS) 2017, run for the 6 th  time by Nathalie Kalbach. If you're not familiar with CJS, it's a one-of-a-kind online event to kick your creativity into high gea...

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city love affair again
This one took a while.... too many distractions.. too many new experiments... but I still loved it, so I finally finished it. Presenting City Love Affair 4. My grandmothers vintage linen towel, a lot of vintage lace from oh so many sources, a TAP transfer, ...
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