What Inspires You?
Faces. Seeing how every little stroke can change an entire expression. Watching a person come to life through paint and pencil and brush.
Horses and felines, particularly the big cat variety. Both of these animal types are some of the most graceful and aesthetically pleasing to my eye, personally.
“Art is all about inspiration, bringing something new and magical to the world. For some, that is clouds, for others a bowl of apples. For my portraits, eyes are the biggest inspiration. Capturing the essence of a person through a shadow, a twinkle, a shade of blue. That little smirk, the curl of a lip.” Read more about Joanna Marie’s inspiration and history