Kia Ora! My name is Karen and I am a Traditional Fine Arts artist from New Zealand.
I often don't submit on DA, as the majority of my work is either sold or in a gallery before it is photographed or is commissioned work. Any work i upload here is practice work, submitted with the intention of learning through constructive comments and critiques.
With the purpose of returning chat back to our original roots, the Artisttree Chatroom would like to invite you back to our re-vamped chatroom.
In the past year we had strayed slightly from our original purpose; which is to provide an environment for artists to grow and learn through live chat based critique, advice and help.
The Artisttree Chatroom has been operational since 2009; providing critiques, advice and a general home away from home for ALL types of artists on deviantART.
In the Artisttree Chatroom you will find a wide range of 'Mentor' Artists, from all types of art, who are willing to provide you with honest c
1 year ago today Cantabrians lives changed forever. Not one person living in this city was unaffected by loss; be it lives, livelihoods or the city in general. We morn not only for those who we lost (I miss you both so much!), but for the city we called home and our way of life.
But we South Islanders! We are tough and strong, and we can see humour even when there is misery.
So please, morn. But also laugh, and embrace the amazing spirit that has emerged from this day 1 year ago.