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Bridgette's Blog - Tiger Painting

I have been busy getting back into the swing of things and most recently created a new painting wood panel. This painting is based on an image of a tiger I found online. I am hoping to create and produce a painting video similar to this one every couple of weeks. Please check out more of my painting videos on my YouTube channel.

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Bridgette's Blog - Wine Label Design
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As many of you already know I was a graphic design major until the middle of my junior year at California College of the Arts. The skills I learned at that time in my life enable me to create graphics and products with my floral paintings. I have been working with a wine marketing and distribution company called Merchant23. Together we created a line of wine labels featuring my artwork. We are currently in the final design stages of the project. Fingers crossed – I hope to see some of these on actual bottles soon!

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Bridgette's Blog - Mural Mock Ups

Another one of my goals is to start creating murals. I made three mock-ups using elements found in my fine art paintings. I have submitted these to a company called Beautify Earth in LA. Beautify Earth helps artists get mural commissions. I am open to creating one of these in the Bay Area as well. If you are reading this and know of a wall in need of some public art please let me know!

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Bridgette's Blog - Pattern Making Part II

One of my goals is to create and license patterns and designs. I have been working on creating patterns derived from my paintings. I hope to participate in NYNOW or Surtex, where I can market and sell my products. The patterns pictured here are available for licensing. I'm thinking these patterns would be nice on a pillow or quilt!

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Bridgette's Blog - Oh Joy! Feature

A few months ago I supplied the Oh Joy team with two of my fine art digital prints. Oh Joy is a creative agency that focuses on home decor. It’s always exciting to see where my products end up.

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Bridgette's Blog - Anthropologie Catalog

It has been a blast seeing my print “Thank You” hanging on the walls at various Anthropologie stores! Artfully Walls, a company I collaborate with, recently released the print. In the most recent Anthro Home Decor magazine my print was featured twice. If you are interested in purchasing “Thank You,” Click Here. 

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Bridgette's Blog - Wedding Table Number Designs

One of my childhood friends recently got married. She asked me to design the table numbers and name cards for her wedding reception. Together we designed and utilized three different floral graphics. The bright floral graphics added a pop of color to the green and white centerpieces. Collaborating with my friend and celebrating with her on her big day was fantastic!

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Bridgette's Blog - Pattern Making

Throughout the remainder of this year I am going to focus on designing patterns using my floral forms. My goal is to create patterns that translate well into graphics for fabrics. Eventually I would like to create a line of textiles that can be used for both clothing and home decor.

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Bridgette's Blog - Oh Joy! Feature

 

One of my favorite accounts to follow on Instagram is Oh Joy! The company is owned by the cutest mom of two. Oh Joy’s aesthetic is bright and bold much like my paintings. They are located in Silverlake, CA., not too far from my West Hollywood studio. I reached out to Oh Joy’s team to see if I could gift them two of my floral paintings. They said, “yes!” It was such a treat for me to see their workspace and ultimately see the paintings I gave them in their social media content!

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Bridgette's Blog - July Art Styling

I used a graphic style in my painting submissions for this month at Serena and Lily. My favorite paintings form a 3-part series and are pictured in the mock-up on the left. A Serena and Lily customer bought all three! SInce this recent purchase by a happy customer, Serena and Lily contacted me and asked me to create ten black and white paintings in the same style for their Westport, CT. retail store. These will be on display September 8th. I am going to continue to create paintings that can be hung nicely together.

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Bridgette's Blog - Anthropologie Pop Up Shop July 8th

Mid-July I hosted one of my favorite pop-up shops so far! As many of you know, I have participated in Anthropologie’s Locally Yours pop-up program a number of times. The last two were at the Walnut Creek store. I love doing pop-ups there because it’s a great excuse to visit the Bay Area and see family and friends! Check out the YouTube video above!

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Bridgette's Blog - Bali Bliss
Bridgette's Blog - Anthro Pop Up

This was my first time hosting a pop-up shop at the Walnut Creek Anthropologie. It was a great opportunity to showcase my new line of smaller prints as well as my custom phone cases. The weekend was packed as it was also my friend’s birthday! I left directly from the pop-up shop to go sailing on the San Francisco Bay.

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Bridgette's Blog - Hydrangea Commission

One of my favorite paintings to date is Blue Hydrangeas. This painting was in the works for quite awhile. I was originally contacted about doing this commission last December (2016), but the family had quite a bit going on at the time. We agreed on the concept for the painting in May. This painting is one of my most developed and took a lot of time! It was also super special because I made a timelapse video while I created it. The most difficult part about creating the video was making sure the lighting and camera were all set up before jumping into the painting each time.

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Bridgette's Blog - Anthropologie Collaboration

I could not be more excited to announce I have two prints for sale at Anthropologie! The prints are produced by Artfully Walls. It was interesting for me to see how the Anthropologie Ecom team chooses and styles the artwork. I was also able to see how Artfully Walls frames their pieces. I will be receiving my samples shortly and will keep you posted on how I choose to style them.

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Bridgette's Blog - Mother's Day Gifting

Customers chose 5 gift cards, added a personalized Mother’s Day message and had their gift sent just in time for Mother’s Day this year!Please watch the video for more details. I am hoping to create more video content and promotional offers for the future.

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