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Shelley Lane Kommers
Los Angeles
artist :: illustrator
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Hello friends! I'm excited to tell you that I have a brand-new blog! After 9 sweet years of writing and posting my work here, it's time to move on to something new. I will definitely miss this spot (there are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2016 at Oiseaux
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Hello friends! I realize this is totally last minute, but if any of you are in Los Angeles, please come and join me tomorrow night at the opening reception of DAC Gallery's Summer Show! I'm one of twelve artists in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at Oiseaux
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Hello friends! I'm proud to be participating in Gallery 825's annual Out There show, a special exhibition celebrating the LGBT experience during LA's Gay Pride Month. This is the show's 9th year running, and this is my third year exhibiting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Oiseaux
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Folk Heart Circle, collage on paper, 7 x 7", 2016 I hope all the mommies out there had a beautiful day yesterday! This piece was inspired by all the love coming my way. I feel so blessed. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Oiseaux
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I've been exploring some new (to me) color combos. I'm trying to remember to post here, since IG has been my go-to lately... please follow me there if you have an account! Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Oiseaux
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A little ditty I made yesterday, 5 x 7 inches on cardboard. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2016 at Oiseaux
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Hi friends! I'm pleased to announce the arrival of new prints in my shop, and a 3-Day Holiday Sale: 30% off all prints and originals! Simply use code HOLIDAY2015 at checkout! The sale ends Dec. 12th at midnight PST, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Treasure, Mixed media on cardboard, 9 inches round, 2015 Isn't it the best when you pull a partly-working piece of art out of a drawer and finish it up into something you love? :) Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at Oiseaux
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at Oiseaux
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I was pretty smiley the other day when I came across one of my latest triangle pieces on the Hendrick's Gin tumblr page. I'm not a gin person, but I was very honored, the company is super cool and they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Magnolia Mandala, digital, 2015 Hi friends! The "daily" collage has fallen by the wayside, but I have been creative, just not daily. If you'd like to see what I've been up to, you can visit my Instagram. The above pretty... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Buttercup Mandala, digital. 2015. Looks like this daily collage thing might stick! I realize this might not happen "every day", but so far so good. Hope you are having a lovely weekend. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Just typing that title sort of commits me, doesn't it? I've been in the mood for a daily collage project, and I guess I started this afternoon. Let's see if this sticks! Stay tuned. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at Oiseaux
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50, collage (vintage papers and photo, tape transfer, rub-on type) on cardboard, 6 x 6 inches. 2015 I'm liking a "messy" approach to my art lately. Funny how sometimes it ends up feeling calm despite all the layers and different... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Mixed media (vintage papers, rub-on type, thread, paint) on cardboard, 6 x 7.75 inches. 2015 Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Hello, friends! If you've been following me on Instagram, you know that I've become a little obsessed with making mandalas as of late. What started as an attempt to bring more "zen" into my life has resulted in a whole... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at Oiseaux
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193, mixed media on vintage book cover, 8 x 10 inches, 2015 I wrote a great big blog post the other night. It was chock full of new art and news, and one *minor* tweak before I hit "publish" sent... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Hello, friends! To celebrate the coming of spring and to help make room in my studio, I'm hosting a 3-Day Studio Sale, beginning today! $10 prints, and 25% - 50% off selected original artwork!!!! Sale ends Saturday April 11th at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Terrarium 4, Paint, ink, vintage papers, digital, 2015 Another in my Terrarium series, print is available here. I love the colors in this one, especially the red and aqua against the orchid-y purple. Speaking of the color "orchid" ("Radiant Orchid"... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at Oiseaux
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A little ditty I made yesterday morning using some old watercolor leaf studies. Makes me want to go through all of my doodles and sketches and make patterns of them all! Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Oiseaux
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The Truth About Flying Fish, collage on panel, 8x10", 2015 Here's a sweet collage I made for Papirmass' and Brwnpaperbag's Collage Contest… I was paired up with talented Greek artist Georgia Grigoriadou for a materials exchange (I am a sucker... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Terrarium 1, Digital collage, 2015 Here's the first of a series of terrarium images I've been fiddling with-- this little pretty is in my shop as a print, with more to come soon. I am finally feeling better after three... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Oiseaux
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I'm proud to be a part of this show, opening tomorrow night at the Pico House Gallery in Historic El Pueblo Historical Monument, Los Angeles. If you are in LA, please come by! The show is up until March 22nd.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Well, that's not entirely true -- I've been posting photos here and there for years, but it's been mostly pictures of the kiddos, and I've never really followed anyone -- but now I am including some art and some "works... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Oiseaux
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Here's the 2nd in my "little creepies" set, this one uses red thread on a vintage photo and dictionary page. The thread in these pieces is attached with matte medium, there's no sewing involved. Truly a study in patience! And... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Oiseaux