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Bethany Schlegel Shaw
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A little different than my usual style...
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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Very Cherry
I was getting frustrated by another project and losing confidence, so I thought maybe if I stepped away and played today while the kids are with a sitter... I haven't yet cropped this to my liking yet, but I think it's about 4x6. It's watercolor on paper. T...
I haven't yet cropped this to my liking yet, but I think it's about 4x6. It's watercolor on paper. The best part of this project? I was tired of overworking it so I ate the cherry. Now I can't go back into it because I have no reference! Happy summer! Posted by Bethany Schlegel Shaw at 12:44 PM ...
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Love it. See you Wednesday xo
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Hair
Studying hair. I am really struggling with it. I'm having trouble with a full head of hair from behind as well as the movement I want to suggest.  The face on hair was a study from a watercolor I liked that I found while doing research. I thought it might h...
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Pomegranate
I have been working hard on the studies for a painting for a friend. It's taking a long time though because I am out of practice and time is so limited. Here are some photos of my work in progress and a study of a pomegranate I did today. It's coming along....
I have been working hard on the studies for a painting for a friend. It's taking a long time though because I am out of practice and time is so limited. Here are some photos of my work in progress and a study of a pomegranate I did today. It's coming along. I think I will continue to do some ...
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Drawing a Day 20150224
Just Dance (Watercolor on paper). Another study for my commission.
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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Drawing a Day 20150222
Ashley's Super Mix Pen and watercolor on paper Ashley's Super Mix (before coloring) I love pen and watercolor, but I don't usually trust myself with a pen for the initial drawing. But this was fun.
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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Bunny
In a little detour from my usual style, I played around with a little whimsical bunny drawing I was thinking about recently. Watercolor on Mixed Media, 4x6 inches Watercolor on Board, 4x6 inches
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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Brown Sugar Strawberry Ice Cream (Happy National Ice Cream Month!)
Happy National Ice Cream Month! Here's a recipe to start your month off right! INGREDIENTS: 1 pint strawberries 1/4 cup white sugar 3 large egg yolks 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Pinch salt 2 cups heavy cream 1 tablespoon vodka FOR TH...
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Studying hair. I am really struggling with it. I don't know how to make it look like it is moving from the back. The front image was a study from a watercolor I liked that I found while doing research. I thought it might help with the back. Here is a detail...
Studying hair. I am really struggling with it. I don't know how to make it look like it is moving from the back. The front image was a study from a watercolor I liked that I found while doing research. I thought it might help with the back. Here is a detail of a study for another part of the ...
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Pomegranate, Fig, and Ice Cream
Woah. As I was writing the title I thought that WOULD be an amazing ice cream flavor! That aside, I got into the studio today to do some studies. I am kind of frustrated because I like working from "live" objects, not reference photos, but figs and pomegran...
Woah. As I was writing the title I thought that WOULD be an amazing ice cream flavor! That aside, I got into the studio today to do some studies. I am kind of frustrated because I like working from "live" objects, not reference photos, but figs and pomegranates aren't in season so I have to make ...
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Drawing a Day 20150223
Me in Line . (Pen on paper) Enjoyed this. Really enjoying making line drawings. Practice, practice, practice.
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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Drawing a Day 20150221
Sketch for SSB Watercolor on Paper
Just trying to get inspired for another project I have to do. Needs work. I had a lot of fun though, so I know there will be more to com... Hopped off to Hopper. Took a little break from work today (it was a slow day) and went to the MFA with Mary and Marty ("hi, new friend!") to see a litt.
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  • Houghton Mifflin
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Bethany Schlegel was born and raised in Farmington, Connecticut. She moved to Boston in 1997 to attend Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, where she studied American Studies and Fine Arts. She worked in publishing and as a designer at Jones Lang LaSalle before taking up freelance and focusing on her own art. Outside of her art and design, she loves spending time with her husband, her two girls, and her dog, as well as her family and friends. She likes to read and travel, as well as make and eat ice cream. You can read about her ice cream making adventures at the blog she co-writes, Scoopalicious.
Education
  • Tufts University
    American Studies, 1997 - 2002
  • School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston
    Fine Arts, 1997 - 2002