New Painting: Heartbreaker

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“Heartbreaker” 12×12 inches, oil on canvas.

I’m pretty much booked on commissions through the summer, however, I have been wanting to get back to this series for ages. Good thing is I can sometimes work on it in-between layers drying on my commissioned work!

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Black Bunny

A little oil study for sale. 4×6″

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This baby gal is available at www.arabellaproffer.bigcartel.com 

YSL Eye Event: Artist Brushes x Make-Up Brushes

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On Saturday, May 9th from Noon to 5pm I will be doing portraits of a sort, at Nordstrom in Beachwood as part of the rock the look couture eye event promotion from YSL Beauty. We’re talking liners, shadows, mascaras, and all that good stuff!

With qualifying purchase you receive a “Lover’s Eye” oil painting of your make-up, done by celebrity make-up artist Elle Gemma. You’ll take home your eye portrait that day, and a gift from YSL with your purchase during this event.

Spaces are limited, so please RSVP to ElleGemma@live.com for your half-hour appointment.

Tiny Trifecta 2015

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I’m pleased to say I will be participating again in “Tiny Trifecta” at The Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn, NY this summer.

June 6th – July 5th

Artists are doing 3 small pieces each, and they include:

John Baizley / Dilek Baykara / Melinda Beck / Andrew Bell / Andrei Bouzikov / Iain Burke / Zoe Byland / You Byun / Scott C / Deedee Cheriel / Luke Chueh / Ciou / Troy Coulterman / Lana Crooks / Gabi de la Merced / Kelly Denato / Camilla d’Errico / Dima Drjuchin / Emroca / Brian Ewing / Natalia Fabia / Eric Fortune / AJ Fosik / Mab Graves / Michael Hacker / Kelley Hagemes / Seldon Hunt / Jeremy Hush / Charlie Immer / Jordin Isip / Martine Johanna / JK5 / Joka / Erik Jones / Lyejm Kallas-Lewis / Aya Kakeda / Andrea Kang / Andy Kehoe / Kraken / Ian Kuali’i / Brad Kunkle / Grace Lang / Jesse LeDoux / Henry Lewis / Farron Loathing / Lola / Tina Lugo / David Mack / Sean Mahan / Malojo / Steven Manale / Sara Antoinette Martin / Megan Massacre / Dan May / Marco Mazzoni / Jim McKenzie / Brandi Milne / Junko Mizuno / Moki / Heiko Muller / Lori Nelson / Shaunna Peterson / London Police / Anthony Pontius / Arabella Proffer / Martha Rich / Jay Ryan / Isabel Samaras / Allison Sommers / Amy Sol / Brian Sparrow / Diana Sudyka / Adam Wallacavage / Elizabeth Winnel / Yoskay Yamamoto

There will be pre-registration at 4pm on June 6th, because as you know, this event can get a little crazy! I was really hoping to make it in person, but my travel to New Orleans is a bit too close to fit both in.

This is a cool way to get work for $100 a pop from some great artists! Visit the Cotton Candy Machine website for a viewing of all the works closer to the date, or if you are a nut, go camp out and wait in line — as some have been known to do.

Viktor & Rolf at Saks

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For those of you in the Cleveland area, I will be doing fashion illustrations for customers at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beachwood on Saturday, April 25th from Noon to 5pm for the Viktor & Rolf Bonbon perfume anniversary that is part of a nationwide campaign teaming up with fashion illustrators.

With any purchase of Bonbon or Flowerbomb perfumes, you get a fashion illustration by me done on the spot!

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I am and will always be a Thierry Mugler girl, but I have to say that Flowerbomb is pretty great, so I am looking forward to trying out Bonbon. Hope to see you there!

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New Painting: Jenna

She measures 6×6″ oil on paper…

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You can buy her unframed, here.

Spring: Some Artists I’m Liking Right Now

Noël Skrzypczak

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Toru Kamei

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 Mia Nelle Droschler

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Adolfus, Marquess of Vienwray, 8x10" oil on panel.  Known as difficult, reclusive yet charming when the time suited him, his penchant for gambling led to his marrying Lexia, the Marquis of Vienwray, not only for her beauty and reputation, but her social prowess as a means to mask his own short-comings both social and political. In time, however, he became disenchanted with humanity and retreated from public life. On this episode of The Bathrooms of #Cleveland  Guess where? #mosaic #tiles #opalescent Current mood. I'm the chimp.

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