This is a commissioned mural in a new home in Skokie, IL. It descends a staircase and is on the ceiling. The inspiration for the mural came from a collection of ideas and images special to the home owners.
As I painted, a story emerged. It is the story of a lonely unicorn who comes across a magical spring. When he leans down to drink, he finds that there is a whole other world on the other side of the water. A world filled with beings just as magical as he.
I am going to title it “Magic Spring”. It make me think of the “Through the Looking Glass” concept.
I am available for commissioned murals in your home as well. Prices start from $600.
I was super surprised to get these in my inbox this afternoon; very nice photos of my book compliments from Print Ninja. While the 25 airmail copies were sold during the October artwalk almost immediately, I do have 475 more copies (350 of which are still available) on their way that should be here any day now. Copies are available at msAnnaArt.com The kids were having a great time with this book during the DIY Trunk Show. I am really looking forward to fairs with facepainting and copies of this book.
Art Opening and PreSale Party
My second book is almost here and to celebrate, I am having a pre-sale book party during the second friday art walk in my studio. Come for face painting (all ages welcome), art, prints, and to be among the first to see what I’ve been working so hard on. The official release will be on November 22nd in my booth at the DIY Trunk show in Chicago.
Friday, October 10th, 6-10pm
Saturday, October 11th, 11am-7pm
1932 S Halsted 4th Floor, Chicago, IL
There is no talking in it, but I’m pretty proud of my new little creation. If you love what I do, please feel free to share. I am a one girl production and can use all of the help I can get. Thank you and I hope you enjoy these images.
Lovely Swan Princess
Flower Fairy and Kitty
Kitty and Swan Queen
Some lovely to festival with.
Mad Love Angel Bauer getting painted up.
Something lovely to match her outfit and makeup.
Sleeved Tattoos with custom names
Angel from Mad Love ready to rock her booth with custom face paint by ms Anna
Something to match her outfit and makeup.
Cute little flower fairy.
Detail of Angel’s makeup.
Little Flower Details to match pretty in pink.
A lilly for the cranky pickle who wore my work well in her own booth during Do Division last weekend
Snakeface and Monster, these boys wanted my scariest designs
I painted well over 200 faces during the three day festival, not to mention the 60 faces I painted the thursday night before at a design office party. It was a lot of work but it was worth it. I also got a few young art collectors out of the deal as two young girls came to raid my $5 sketch pile. I also sold several copies of Everybody Hoops but me. What a weekend.
This Saturday from 10am to 8pm in Oak Park on Harrison, just west of Austin, I will be out with my facepainting cart and copies of my book. I am in space #35 on the south side of Harrison. I have been pretty busy this week with the artwalk and face painting at One Strange Bird on Division. Below are a few of the photos. I really with I had more of the kids… I painted nearly 100 faces at One Strange Bird on Saturday (not to mention my new sun tan.) I am really looking forward to seeing everyone who comes out in Oak Park.
after my tent with 200 lbs of weight on it flew away in a gust of wind, I decided to bring back the infamous facepainting art cart. It turned out to be a great show and I painted a hundred or so happy wee ones and a few adults too!
Extra goodies on my roving facepaint cart in Elmhurst last weekend.
Something fancy for this woman during the second friday artwalk.
Guests during that artwalk last friday at my studio in Pilsen
A guest decorated as an owl for the artwalk at my open studio last friday. Look at those eyes!
A happy collector walked away from my studio with a sketch from my little book of laughing. She specializes in laughing yoga and thought it would be just the perfect art for her home.
A lucky collector came away with my lung meridian drawing based on traditional chinese medicine. This was also during the artwalk.