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Kristina Havens
Portrait and Fine Artist
Portrait and Fine Artist
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Portrait of John Snow: Game of Thrones Fan Art
Winter sure is taking a long time to get here! OK...I could easily fill a whole post with Game of Thrones quotes...but let's get right to my obsession with painting the characters, ok?  I have to get back into the studio! Right from the start - like most ot...

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You Are Valid
Sharing my work on line is one of the most rewarding things in my life.  Not only because the actual selling of my work supports me and my children, but the act of connecting with people through my work can be so powerful, and sometimes, can even change my ...

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Saying Good-Bye to Studio 81
This is probably one of the most difficult announcements I've had to make in a long time.   The building that houses Studio 81 and Ann Litrel Art has been sold, and we will be moving out very soon.  I have decided to close Studio 81 at the end of November. ...

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Figure Drawing Open Studio Woodstock GA
I'm excited to announce that the open figure drawing studio sessions are starting again! Every Tuesday night August - September 2015 (No Session on September 22nd) Model schedule still in the works but so far... August 4th - Mike August 11th - Melanie T. Au...

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Everything MUST GO! Original Drawings and Paintings on Sale
I've always maintained that to make it as an artist you have to do at least three things - create work to sell, take on commission work, and teach.  At least one of those aspects of the business will always be keeping you busy. Truth is, as artists we have ...

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July Portrait Painting Workshops and Fall Art Classes in Woodstock, GA
Thursday and Friday - Mini Portrait Workshop July 16th and 17th 9:30 - 1:00 Artists' Choice!  Kristina will be on hand as you enjoy two full days from the live model (African American Female)  Monochromatic, painterly, inspired by another artist - you decid...

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July Portrait Workshops with Kristina Laurendi Havens
Two Mini Portrait Workshops in July Learning to Express Yourself with Paint I talk about this quite often in my classes...learning to use your Painting Language. "The limits of your language are the limits of your World" - Wittgenstein So let's expand our P...

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Mini Portrait Workshops with Kristina Laurendi Havens June 2015
Mini Portrait Workshops with Kristina Laurendi Havens Two More June Workshops left! Our first Mini Portrait workshop was a big success!  Focusing on light, value, and transparency vs. opaque paint, the artists did some amazing work!  As one students said - ...

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Original Art Sale by Krystyna81
Studio Clean-Out Sale Please Support the Next Round of New Work! Timing is everything.  Back in July of 2008, I had great timing - I joined Etsy, a little on-line selling venue where I could post my weekly figure drawings, prints, and promote my custom port...

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Portrait Painting of Lord Tywin Lannister, Actor Charles Dance - Game of Thrones Fan Art
As explained in my previous post about my portrait of Maester Luwin , I am obsessed with the Game of Thrones series, not just because of the amazing actors, but the brilliant cinematography.  I pretty much want to paint every scene! So here is Charles Dance...
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