Category Archives: Nature

New Paper Animation!! Running Horse….

Hello everyone!! I hope you are well?
I’ve been fairly busy prepping a few new projects and creating content for Social October, you can view this on my instagram here!
https://www.instagram.com/joanneseale
Over the weekend I decided to create a paper animation featuring a horse from one of Muybridge’s famous photography experiments!
I started by cutting the horse shapes using my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine
paper animation horse art joanne seale

I then created a basic grid on card and lined up the images whilst filming them on my camcorder.
I then created the animation below in my editing software.
I hope you like it!

What did you do over the weekend, anything creative?
Please share your projects!!!

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New Whimsical Horse Painting

I’ve just finished creating this delightful whimsical horse in watercolours, I layered the transparent layers of paint to make a dreamy floaty background then sketched a very whimsical floaty horse, I used opaque gouache for the highlights and watercolour pencils for the details.
The caption ‘Be Free’ was added in a mixture of gouache and watercolour and was inspired by the carefree and playful pose of the horse.
I think of it as a reminder to be playful in real life, as this can be very freeing, make time for play! :)

be free watercolor whimsical horse art painting joanne seale

be free whimsical horse art sketch joanne seale

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Art For Your Screens – September Edition

Hello! It’s September already! Whoosh that was quick, I hope you all had a great summer and spent lots of time by the sea!! I know I did!!

In celebration of all things Ocean! this months Art For Your Screens features a gorgeous Sea Nymph or Nereid.

She mostly spends her time swimming around the rivers in our capital cities, enjoying the sites and sounds of human urban life whilst remaining unseen, but at times she yearns to see the sea and would love for you to help her get to it…
That is her back story… so cute!! lol
art for your screens sea nymph nereid joanne seale

You can down load the file to your collection here
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/721190000/art-for-your-screens-nereid-nymph-of-the

Its always nice to change the displays up once in a while to keep things looking Fresh!!

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Watch me make my Kudu antelope paper wall art piece!

Watch me make my Kudu antelope paper wall art piece!
I created this cutting file template a few years ago as part of my Nubian Treasures SVG cutting template for electronic paper cutters found here
https://www.etsy.com/listing/180319671/nubian-treasures-svg-paper-cutting

In this video I show you how to assemble it for yourself.

kudu anelope paper wall art joanne seale

kudu anelope paper wall art joanne seale

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New Painting * Elephant Hawk Moth – Acrylic on Canvas

I love painting moths! It has been a while since I’ve made a nature painting so I decided to paint a Elephant Hawk-Moth!

The colours are delicious, like strawberry and lemon sorbet, it’s form is so sublime and aerodynamic that I decided to accentuate the lines to create an almost arrow-like shape.

It makes me wonder how many millions of years it took for nature to create something of such perfection. Can you imagine if you or I were given that task??

This will be the first canvas that I am putting up for sale, I am learning to let go of my paintings and offer them to new homes :)
Please find the details of the sale here
http://www.joanneseale.com/painting.html

elephant hawk moth painting art joanne seale

Elephant Hawk Moth – Acrylic on canvas 30cm x 30cm (Joanne Seale)
£300

Please use the contact form here for enquiries
http://www.joanneseale.com/about.html

elephant hawk moth painting art joanne seale

elephant hawk moth painting art joanne seale

elephant hawk moth painting art joanne seale

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New Painting – The Jewel in the Lotus

Hello! Joanne here, I cant believe I didn’t post this painting yet, as it was completed some weeks ago.

It was inspired by a Life Book 2019 lesson and will also be available as an Art For Your Screens Digital download.

jewel in the lotus painting art joanne seale

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Super cute animal boxes – Tutorial

In this video I will be making the cute rabbit box which I like to fill with lots of treats, or even little baby rabbits!

I hope you enjoy the video!! :)

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