Kimberly J Tilley

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January Additions

I have not been sharing my uploads after I have finished adding a picture file to some products. I am still in pain from the fall I took in July, and I have a limited amount of time I can be at my desk or on my foot. I have been doing the uploading later in the day and I didn’t think that having the artwork posted late in the evening to news-feeds would get a lot of views. Especially since the hosts are making it more difficult for anyone to share any post with their followers and friends.  I thought that I would give a monthly morning blog post a try, to see if it would make a difference in getting some extra viewers.

So, for the month of January, these were the images that were added to my Society6 account.  Society6 has no option for sharing a product thumbnail, so you are going to have to head on over to my shop to have a better look at the photographs and digital paintings.  When visiting the shop, using this sorting option is the best way to see the newest artworks:  New – Wall Art- Art Prints.

Over on Zazzle, I added a painting of two tiny dragons perched on a mushroom that has sprouted from a Birch Tree. One dragon is asleep, while the other keeps watch.  This painting is available on many of the products offered by Zazzle for decorating your home or office, and there are also many gift giving choices too.

Enjoy the rest of your week. And if you were able to view the spectacular moon event today, count yourself LUCKY. I was not even planning on trying to watch the Bloody-Blue Moon-Eclipse, because it is cloud cover for days, and rain for a year here. I will be looking for photos to look at later on.


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, 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: