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Faces of a Flirtation with Various Techniques

August 21, 2014

As I’ve been exploring artistically I’ve been trying many different combinations of illustrative techniques. I think pen and ink with translucent acrylic in still my favorite, but it’s fun to try different things…

1. Pen and ink with translucent acrylic
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2. Pen and ink with opaque and translucent acrylic
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3. Pen and ink with digital color
tech 2

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4. Pencil with digital color
tech 6

5. Pencil with translucent acrylic
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6. Opaque Acrylic
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7. Pen and ink with Watercolor
tech 4

NEw YeAr CRaZy ClearAnce crazy cleansing SALE

January 16, 2014

Between the moving/construction/show mania/holiday mayhem I had acquired quite a mess in my studio. In my cleaning and rearranging it became abundantly clear that I have a surplus of certain prints and cards, as well as several paintings for one reason or other I am ready to part ways with so as to make room for the new and fresh of the new year.

I briefly considered just burning it all (Banana-stand inspired I’m sure) because I imagined that would be most cleansing. But instead I’m having  a CRAZY SALE, because I thought that might be better for the peoples. (and you can’t say i never do nothing for the peoples)

Contact me at audrey.lopata@yahoo if you’re interested in something, or if you know my # you can text me :)

Here’s the art! * Updated to reflect sales

Black and white version of my “speak life” piece…it became kind of outdated once i finished the color version, but it’s still got some cool line work if i do say so myself 12×18, 3 or 4 available $2

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Original painting! 5x7ish untitled…and creepy…I’m going to add some more originals if i ever get this card reader working. In the mean time, this deeply symbolic piece can be yours for 5$

the Gate

“the Poke” This is brilliant, I still love it, but I have literally 1 MILLION of these prints (J/K not literally) 11×17  $1

the poke

“Cinderella and Time” Again, I love this but I have waaaay too many 11×17 $1

Cinderella and Time

“the Letter” I always liked this piece, but it didn’t get a lot of love from the peoples, so I’ve got a bunch of prints left 11×17 1$

the letter

“In Search of Spring part 1,2,3” 11×17 same story, i like it! $1 each Only a few Left

in search of spring 3

in search of spring 2 in search of spring 1

And if you like those pieces, I also have a plethora of the winter greeting cards I made with these designs $1 for 6 (2 of each design)

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And speaking of cards, hows about some post cards!!??!?! 10 for 1$, (2 of each design) These will in all likelyhood go back to being a normal price after this sale 1$ each, I just have TOOooOoOOOO many

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I’ve got about 0 of these notebooks, all a bit battered, but completely useful for taking notes in SOLD OUT!!!

EDIT!!!!! More Original and PRINTS

Here are a few from the long ago series “death by transition” I have about 5 of each
“Fail monster Attack” 11×17 1$

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“Chomp Monster” 11×17 $1

chomp monster

“Jesus take the wheel” 8.5×11 $1

Jesus take the wheel

Original painting, currently lacking any brackets on the back, which it would need in order to he hung on a wall. about 1×4 feet SOLD SOLD SOLD

reaching out

Original painting on canvas, seems to be some creative bizarre forest creature, i don’t remember what this is about, but i like the colors 1×1.5 feet SOLD SOLD SOLD

crazy brain in the forest

Inspired by one of those many Audio-books i listen to, about a girl with flame colored hair. Alas her eyes became creepy and I couldn’t un-creep them, so maybe you could put a small blindfold on her…
Original painting 8×12 ish SOLD SOLD SOLD/strong>

Fire and kittens

These poor paintings got king of dented and dirty when i was storing and moving them (remind me to find a better way to store paintings) but they’d look fine across a room…








“Shine like Stars 3″ 8×12” SOLD SOLD SOLD

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“Shine like Stars 2” 1x 2 feet SOLD SOLD SOLD


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And here we have the series of evil frames: never buy these frames! I think they would get scratched and damaged in an oxygen free science chamber, and i personally have had enough of them.

evil frame…FREE…

deamon frame

In search of spring in evil frame…you could always take it out of the frame or paint the frame or something….SOLD SOLD SOLD

In search of spring framed

“Cupcake hats” in evil fame…this one’s actually not as bad as the others SOLD SOLD SOLD

cake heads framed

And here’s a few more originals I’ve just had around for a while and i”m ready to release into the world

“Walking in the clouds” original painting 1.5×2 feet ish SOLD SOLD SOLD

walking in the clouds

“Cascading hearts” original painting 2×4 feet SOLD SOLD SOLD

falling hearts

If you’re interested in one or all of these send me an e-mail at: audrey.lopata@yahoo specifying which ones you’d like and whether you want to come pick them up of give me a few $’s for shipping. If you know my # you can text me! First come first serve!

Happy New Year!

Etsy Sale and Some Updates

December 11, 2013

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Behold! My new coloring books are up on Etsy, and in honor of the Holidays and the fact that I’m going to be going on Holiday soon, for this week only you can get:

25% off your ETSY ORDER!!!!!! SO MUCH FUN!!!!!

Just enter in the code: FRIEND25 at checkout and win! Now through the 17th of December

Also, in other news, I’ve updated my other art website with Christmas Cheer and a slightly darker painting:

7 Deamons cu

So if you’re interested in either of those, check out:

Merry Christmas to all!

LAST Show of the Season/Year

December 4, 2013

Beautiful people, the time is upon us to make any number of dramatic statement regarding things that will not occur again until next year. Examples:

“I’ve had enough! I’m never going to the mall again this year”

“That’s the last time I try to make jelly bean brownies this year!”

“I promise I will not bring any more elephants into the house this year”

And perhaps most significantly,

“Even though art shows are oodles of fun, this is the last one I’m going to participate in this year”

Yes, it’s true. If you want to stock up on prints, coloring books, cards and original Audrey art for your holiday shopping season, THIS WEEKEND is the time to do it!

The Details:
Thorton Road Studios
Specifically, I will be at the “Fireseed Clay Studio”
When: Dec 6 5-10 pm, Dec 7 11am-9pm
Why: fantastic art by many talented artists

Mary and Angel cu

This one is actually for the Hope Chapel Christmas party on Sunday 6pm (come one come all)

mgtmc cover spread

Come see the the Fantastically fresh off the presses “Miniature guide to magical creatures”

And just in case you can’t make it, remember, I sell most of my prints, coloring books and cards on ETSY:


EAST 2013

November 13, 2013

This weekend (Nov 16-17) commences the 700th (or possibly some other #) annually East Austin Studio Tour!

I will be opening up my “Studio J” at the Pump Project Art Complex
702 Shady Lane Austin, TX

You can come visit Saturday, or Sunday anytime between 11am and 6pm!
Such wonderment and excitement you can only imagine until you come and witness it for yourself!

Lady and the lion

Coloring Books Nouveau

November 5, 2013

I’ve finally finished up my new and improved: Fairies: a fantastic coloring book!

Here’s a preview of the cover:

fairies new cover

and here’s one of the new fairies, that makes the coloring book that much more fantastic.

fairy coloring

And then there is my dear friend: Love Cake, a coloring book so ridiculous, I’m not really sure what to say about it. Here’s the cover…

love cake cover

And an excerpt from the inside..

love cakepage

I’m reeeeeally close to being done with this one too, sadly I’ve lost touch with the english language and I find my editing skills to be absolutely atrocious.

So the words are holding me back here….sigh.

Hopefully i’ll get it finished up so that I can get both of these printed for EAST, coming up in 2 short weeks!!!!

Work in progress

September 29, 2013

Here are a few previews of things that I hope to have done for the East Austin Studio Tour, coming up in November…

I’m probably going to end up painting this in acrylic, but i was playing around with colors in photoshop

lady in the water

Also, I’ve been working on some new fairy drawings to make a bigger and better fairy fantastic coloring book. This was an idea for the cover:

flower dress

and last but not least, I hope to make a coloring book based on the beautiful and tragical romantic comedy “love cake”, this will probably end up being the cover:
love cake cover

Check back again for more updates on East and magical new work for the holiday shows.


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