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Serena Van Vranken - Artist

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Read blog posts created by Serena Van Vranken.

My love of painting started in the mid 80's when I was given a box of oil paints as a gift from a distant relative.   It was a torrid affair, on and off again for years until 2005 when I met Alexander Rokoff and began studying portraiture and the figure painting under his instruction.   That's when intuition met skill.   With an interior design background, I enjoy finding the structure of the painting, the skeletal system and furniture ground the features in space.   My favorite part of investigating the subject are the many different colors that make up the flesh, it's a constant...more
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March 1st, 2013

Please view my current blog here. thanks! http://www.almostmonday.com/ 

(taken for my blogger http://itsalmostmonday.blogspot.com/) Another year over, and a new one just begun.* Soon it will be 2011. The future is here. Or it will be! There will be lists, resolutions and promises. For ourselves and others. I have... 

Distrated by my distractions

November 15th, 2010

Self promotion and organization don't come naturally to me. I get distracted by things easily. For instance, working on this website has been a distraction from working on my actual art. Or from finding a "real" job. But I'm not sure I want a real ...