Ender – Step by Step

Posted by lvadams on  May 18, 2017

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I haven’t posted here since my initial post, and that’s honestly because A) I love blogging, and B) I got in a bit over my head with it. Since I can only really effectively run one blog, I’m planning to condense everything and move it all here. Anyway, I wanted to do a Step by Step of my painting process for “Ender”. This is mostly for me, though I hope you all enjoy it too. I always really love seeing the painting process an artist uses (hell sometimes I spend more time watching videos of people painting than actually painting

The MDHA Waterfowl Stamp Contest

Posted by lvadams on  August 2, 2015

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So yesterday was the MDHA (Michigan Duck Hunters Association) Waterfowl Stamp Contest. This was my first duck stamp competition and I was very excited to have entered. Duck stamps are incredibly important to conservation. The Federal Duck Stamp currently sells for about $25. 98 cents of every dollar goes towards buying wetlands for conservation. These have allowed waterfowl populations to flourish. But not just waterfowl, there are many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and plants that make up the wetlands and all receive benefits from the duck stamp. While there is a federal stamp chosen every year, there

The Mind of an Artist

Posted by lvadams on  July 30, 2015

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So for those of you who don’t know I’ve recently gotten into duck paintings. There are a couple of reasons behind this, and I’ll save most of that for anther post. All you need to know is that they’re typically done for stamp contests, and they’re realistic style paintings that feature specific species of waterfowl. I recently just submitted a painting (my first realism type painting) for the Michigan Waterfowl Stamp Contest, which will take place on August 1st, so you will hear more about the stamps from me around then. For now I just wanted to give some brief

Hello world!

Posted by lvadams on  June 6, 2015

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Hi everyone! Some of you may know me, some may not. So I’ll do a brief little intro here as my first post before I get into the good stuff a la blog. So Hi! I’m Lindsay. Ever since I was a kid I’ve had a hand in many different creative ventures. I spent a lot of my time as a kid drawing animals, mostly birds and pokemon, and as I got older I transitioned more into writing. I segwayed back into art as a teenager, and now I both write and do arts in my free time. Most of