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My Bio
I am an artist living in the Philadelphia area. Visit my art site at www.lynnetteshelley.com or check out my band's music at www.theredmasque.com

Current Residence: Ambler, PA
Favourite genre of music: progressive/psychedelic/experimental
Personal Quote: "Hell is full of musical amateurs. Music is the brandy of the damned." - George B. Shaw

Favourite Visual Artist
Klimt, Beardsley, Kahlo, many more
Favourite Movies
Delicatessen
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Van Der Graaf Generator; also I am in a band, The Red Masque: www.theredmasque.com
Other Interests
art, music, literature, films

Watch In Progress Videos of My Artwork

Watch In Progress Videos of My Artwork

Hi all Been super busy as of late, but I did manage to take a couple of short videos of some current works so you can see a little bit of my painting process. These are both primarily oil pastel-based works. "Jangala" 18 x 24 inches Oil pastels and colored pencils on pastelbord *Watch the video here:* http://youtu.be/t_axPkEkiGA I will post the final artwork here once it's complete Some work in progress photos: https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/427243_10151188032401116_55707008_n.jpg https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/529481_10151188032466116_1495362653_n.jpg https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/395758_101

November Art Shows plus new art video

November Art Shows plus new art video

The fantastic Brandon Lord Ross made a video for my show at the MRAC this month. Check it out: http://youtu.be/Ns3OzVkVq9w Description: Wild At Art: featuring the work of Melanie Fisher, Ken Januski and Lynnette Shelley at the Manayunk Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) in Philadelphia, PA for the month of November. Check out the youtube video to watch interviews with the artists and see a preview of the show. My current shows this month: November 4-25, 2012 "Wild At Art" featuring the work of Melanie Fisher, Ken Januski and Lynnette Shelley, Manayunk Roxborough Art Center (MRAC), 419 Green Lane (rear), Philadelphia PA. See press release: http

Devious Journal Entry

Devious Journal Entry

This April I am curating a folktales-themed art exhibit at Nichols Berg Gallery in Philadelphia. Info below: There is a youtube video here: http://youtu.be/o2n9V1kSjhk See some photos from the show here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150527205831116.365708.244313711115&type=3 FOLKTALES APRIL 7-28, 2012 Nichols Berg Gallery presents "Folktales", curated by Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley. Throughout history, humans have told each other stories. These stories help to explain the world around them as well as pass on traditions, culture, rituals, behavior and history. Myths, legends, fairytales and urban legends – the

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Chaosfive-55Hobbyist General Artist
I hope you had a wonderful birthday!! :party:
ingeline-art Traditional Artist
Happy birthday to you and have
a wonderful day!
Greetings and hugs from cologne
Ingeline - art ;-) (Wink))) Glowing Heart Glowing Heart Glowing Heart
This is only for you -  " A day in provence"


Happy birthday Velvet Dragon by ingeline-art
KreepingSpawnProfessional Traditional Artist
:cake::tea:
scottyboy-72Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday!!!
ingeline-art Traditional Artist
Happy birthday to you and have a
wonderful day!
Greetings and hugs from cologne
Ingeline-art ;-)))Purple Heart Purple Flower Purple Heart
This is only for you!!!!

Happy biarthday velvet dragon by ingeline-art
gogodominoStudent Photographer
woahhh you make me want to rethink my colored pencil stuff.
Very inspiring stuff here!
KlementinaMoonlightProfessional Traditional Artist
Hello!you are so awesome artist)
Lets be friends on devian art?))