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Kelly Eddington Watercolors
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She Is One of Us
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Happy Little Trees
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Seven Veils
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She Is One of Us
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Back Stoop
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Happy Little Trees
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Pink Heart
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First light of the morning
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Abstract Snow
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wish granted
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio
I am a watercolor artist from rural Illinois. My work is highly realistic and detailed, and I specialize in portraits and still life. I love to paint anything that is shiny and complicated, and I try to take watercolor as far as it can go. I was a high school art teacher for 17 years, and I have been a professional painter since 2010. During this time I have had three solo exhibitions, became a signature member of the Illinois Watercolor Society, and even struck up a friendship with the late, great Roger Ebert, who spotted one of his books in a portrait of mine.

Favourite Visual Artist
Vincent Van Gogh
Favourite Movies
Pulp Fiction, Almost Famous, Ghost World, The Royal Tenenbaums, Boogie Nights, Sideways, Annie Hall, Goodfellas
Favourite TV Shows
Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Friday Night Lights, Louie, Luther, Sherlock
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
U2, Prince, R.E.M., The Beatles, Velvet Underground, Nirvana, The White Stripes, Pixies, The Smiths, Pulp, Paul Simon, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, The Clash, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Wilco, Neko Case
Favourite Books
The Grapes of Wrath, Infinite Jest, A Confederacy of Dunces, Lolita, The Right Stuff, The Web and the Rock, Madame Bovary, Main Street, David Copperfield, My Antonia
Favourite Writers
John Steinbeck, David Foster Wallace, John Kennedy Toole, Vladimir Nabokov, Tom Wolfe, Thomas Wolfe, Gustave Flaubert, Sinclair Lewis, Charles Dickens, Willa Cather
Favourite Games
Ms. Pac Man, Centipede, Dig Dug, Bubble Buster
Favourite Gaming Platform
old school arcade machines
Tools of the Trade
paints by Old Holland, paper by Arches
Other Interests
cooking, writing, walking, cats, my husband
Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman
I resolved to paint inspirational couples, starting with Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman.
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How to Paint Skin and a Nose
My latest video is here! Continuing my series of facial features, I've turned my attention to noses, and this nose belongs to a famous person. In the video I invited viewers to guess who he is, but if you're familiar with me at all, the answer is not too surprising. At the end of the video you'll see my cat Bun doing a cute little flippy thing.
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How to Paint a Realistic Eye - Watercolor
Here's a tutorial I made a couple of weeks ago--I'm painting a beautiful blue-green eye with watercolor. The video has been sped up 8 times, and I've added instructional captions. I hope you enjoy!
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LuckyNumber113Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday Kelly!
I hope you have an awesome day! :)
Randamu-ChanHobbyist General Artist
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God bless you ~<3🕊
wow your artwork is amazing.
l am doing my art GCSES and your videos really help when it comes to watercolors.:D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) 

again you work is amazing   
Randamu-ChanHobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday 🎉 
Namco-NintendoFan-88Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Kelly Eddington, dear pro traditional still life watercolor artist gal! :hug:
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Good luck, and I hope you'll have a great birthday today!
Also wishing you keep up the good work on all awesome still life watercolor art 'n paintings, etc.; I love 'em! ;) (Wink) Heart

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Nelson C.,
"N.N.F.88"
11:20 P.M.
Los Angeles, CA ;) (Wink)

Since I wouldn't have been able to do some birthday muro drawings, I got you two extra drawing copies, so...
SURPRISE;
Believe it or not, two birthday muro drawing copies I made, of chibi Haruhi Suzumiya and Mikuru Asahina wishing you one, so, wishes 'n' luck!
Click on them:
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PalidiuzHobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
Randamu-ChanHobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :D