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October 17, 2015
Far from Blue ©Kellie Day

Far from Blue, mixed media aspen tree painting

I have been trying to figure out the meaning of life again. I do that every now and then. And with all these leaves falling, and the coming of winter, I remember on some very deep level, that things do have to come to an end, eventually. The only thing […]
August 13, 2015
Sea of Green, 24" x 24", mixed media on canvas $800, ©Kellie Day

Sea of Green, mixed media aspen trees

Hello aspen trees. This mixed media aspen tree painting began as something I was creating for a client. It started out with lots of intricate background details. Which ended up being covered by paint. Here’s how it looked in its early stages: I don’t know whether this is bad or good that […]
March 2, 2015

The Foundation of a Painting is in the Knowing

Roots of an aspen painting – first the skiing, observing, driving my partner cuckoo by stopping to take photos. Then the rough, fun collage backgrounds… stay tuned for the paint throwing.
August 27, 2014
Aspen Dance, 4' x 4', mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, ©2014, $3,600

Aspen Dance

Sometimes when I am walking in an aspen forest my feet ground into the earth so deeply, I can feel the pounding of tree roots conversing.   When grasses brush up against my legs and leaves shake like dried beans above my head, the whole, moving being swallows me up – The […]
December 4, 2013
Where the Sun Sleeps, 61" x 30" diptych on canvas by Kellie Day ©2013

Where the Sun Sleeps

Just got back from a restful week in South Carolina, where I started this aspen painting in my parents’ garage. Their garage also serves as their art studios, as both my parents are artists. My mom paints horses, my dad paints cows. My mom uses wild, passionate brush strokes and […]