Kimberly J Tilley

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NEW Today: Furniture

Society6 has launched furniture pieces. The furniture pieces are simple contemporary styles with steel legs. The legs come in black or gold color choices. The artwork for the credenza and tables will be printed on wood. The artwork on the stools and bench, that is a leather seat. Assembly will be required when your package arrives. Here is the link to my furniture page in my Society6 shop.

Here is a look at some of the seventeen inch tall Coffee Tables.

Here is a sample of the eighteen inch tall Benches.

A few of the thirty inch tall bar stools.

And the twenty-five inch tall counter stool.

Credenzas have a choice of Birch or Walnut. The cabinet is thirty inches tall.

The side tables are nineteen inches tall and can be ordered in square or round.

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Current Society6 promotions
9/9-9/10: 25% Off Everything with Code SEPT25
This discount excludes new furniture.

9/12: 30% Off Wall Art with Code HANGNOW
This one day discount code is good for: art prints, framed prints, canvas prints, metal prints, tapestries, wall hangings, posters, wood wall art and wall murals.

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New! Coloring Books

A project is finally finished! I have spent the past couple of months digging through all of my digital photographs since the year 2007 for this project. I believe, I had caught the coloring book bug because many amazing female artists that I follow had made coloring books. It inspired me to find a new way of bringing my art into the home of others. It was also a good way to spend many rainy weeks.

I created the coloring book series with the self publishing distributor, blurb.com. They are softcover books for the flexibility one might need to color. Before making the books, I had printed out a few pages at home. The intent was to test the artwork and to have others color in the art, to see if it was too difficult, but that part did not fair so well. People did not pull through for me on that. I got back two completed colored pages, and two in-completes.

sample coloring pages

Printed out artwork for coloring in, and the results.

There are six coloring books in total, and each has a different number of pages. The coloring book series is titled, ‘Color In Nature’. There is a book for just butterflies, flowers and plants, birds, landscapes, wildlife, insects. YES there are SPIDERS in the insect book. I do not think they are creepy (except that one house kind that is yellow. It just gives me the creeps for some reason). Some subjects I had to stop myself from adding to, because there would be way too many pages, or I would have had another book to create. I didn’t know if coloring in landscapes would be appealing to people because they might require time for the detail. It was also not easy to choose out photographs for that book. It is my most difficult coloring book if anyone is up for such a task.

When the books arrived I colored in a page in each book. I used colored pencils, markers and pastel crayons. The kids were not home, I didn’t know where the regular Crayolas were. The pastels were a bit messy, so I did only one and I am leaving a blank paper on top of that image. The markers did not bleed through the paper, which was a nice surprise.

The artwork is full bleed on the pages. There is no double sided coloring pages, so you can cut out pages if you like. You can buy my coloring book series on blurb through this link:
http://www.blurb.com/user/kimberlyjt