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Self-Discovery/Self-Portrait by aprilj0313

This is a bust I made for my senior exhibit for my BFA in studio art.

During my journey creating my exhibit pieces, I created my self-portrait, which represents my personal visual connection back to mythology.  That  journey and process includes several questions, that you have to dust off and analyze to grow.  What makes art work into a show?  What is my style?  How do you develop your style?  Those questions were on my mind during my time at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor and especially while working on this exhibit.  An artist's style is molded from inspiring teachers and fellow artists.  You can develop a love for a particular medium or subject matter like ceramic busts or figures in oil paintings.  During that time you could feel weighed down and frustrated like being stuck in a box.  The bird represents this weight and the Pegasus signifies the opportunity to fly out of that box.  Your style is just sitting on your shoulder waiting for you to catch it.  The cracks represents outside pressures in life that can cause a bump in the road in that discovery.  Everyone has different obstacles but everyone can straighten their dream when surrounded with positive motivation. 



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April Johnson
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
United States
Art is a self-discovery process of finding yourself in the middle of chaos which we call life. I have discovered I like working with clay to make sculptural ceramics. I also love oil painting which comes alive with color and lively brush strokes.

My inspiration to make art stems from a love of learning and a curiosity about the nature of people and relationships. As an artist I strive to create works of art that have a personal meaning which also communicates to others. My ambition to become a professional artist has motivated me to exhibit my work as much as possible and my journey to succeed will broaden and illuminate me as an artist. I have an associates in art from Central Texas College and I will be getting my Bachelors in Fine Arts with studio art emphasis at The University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Spring 2016.

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Prints for Sell!!

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 7, 2014, 7:19 PM
I'm selling Lithograph Prints for 10 dollars plus shipping.  Payment is through paypal only.  Shipping cost within the US is 3.00$.  Every print is slightly different.  Below is an example of the print for sell.  About 7x7.

Fairy Lithograph by aprilj0313

I'm also selling a couple 4x4 original drawings.  They both are 5 dollars plus 2.00$ shipping. 

Wolf by aprilj0313Werewolf by aprilj0313

My first Art Event by aprilj0313  Prints are for sale as well.  Printed with archival ink through fine art America.  Johnny Depp and the front Chagall one on the left are sold.  Except for the wolves the prints are 22 dollars plus 3.00$ shipping.  The prints are 8x10 with a 6x8 window.  Will fit a 8x10 frame like the example shown on the top right.  The frame in the top right one is not included. 

Please message me, if you are interested. 

If you don't see a size or print you want here, go to my fine art America website and you can order directly from them to ship to you. 

  • Mood: Joy

Selling Prints

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 3, 2014, 4:29 PM
I am now selling prints of my artwork on Fine Art America.  Please check it out here.  3-april-johnson.artistwebsites…

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Baylorian Journal

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 10, 2014, 9:39 PM

Two of my pieces are being published this year again but this time at The university of Mary Hardin Baylor's Baylorian journal.  Last year I was published at Central Texas College's Byways journal which is the same thing.  Last year it was two drawing that were published. 

Still Life Oil Painting by aprilj0313Color Theory Color Gradation by aprilj0313

One on the left is 16x20 oil on canvas. I decided to name it Split in half. The one on the right is Color Perception after Chagall 14x16 acrylic on watercolor paper.

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Can i kindly ask you to take a look at my gallery? Thanks a lot ^^
PaperSpiders Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!
LadyElita-Arts Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday hon :cake: :party:
AngelaDuong-9x Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014   Traditional Artist
Happy birthday, Miss. Jonhson. Best wishes to you and wish your arts are become more and more beautiful and every things in your life going good. :iconcakeplz:
quila111 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
Happy birthday! :)
aprilj0313 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
quila111 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
You're welcome ^^
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