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Beautiful art that resonates in the soul

Contemporary Abstract Painter Paulette Insall's paintings come from her heart....expressing emotion as a visual language, using pure color and expressive marks to connect and communicate. Her abstract art emits a special light and magic that is both spiritual and moving.

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Painting live from my studio -- Large scale abstract painting in progress

Excited to share that I painted live on Facebook last night while working on one of my large scale abstract pieces and shared a bit of my creative process. Be sure to click the "speaker" icon below to turn up the volume. Planning to make this a regular "thing" so be sure to hop over to my Facebook page to follow me there and be sure to "opt in" for all notifications or you just may miss me when I'm live. Hope you enjoy!

Much love + blessings,

Paulette Insall
Abstract Art

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Abstract paintings by artist Paulette Insall installed in New York City at Memorial Sloan Kettering

I'm so excited to share that four of my abstract paintings were selected to be part of the permanent corporate art collection of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York! Pictured below are two of four of the pieces installed in their office building on 2nd Avenue in downtown Manhattan. Thanks so much to Octavia Art Gallery in New Orleans for coordinating the sale of these pieces and the installation. They did such a wonderful job!

Note: If you can't see the embedded post from Facebook below, here is the direct link to the post: https://www.facebook.com/pauletteinsall/posts/10154989617219085

Much love + blessings,

Paulette Insall
Abstract Art

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Shop update this week!

Abstract art in progress

Abstract art in progress

I'm busy this week with taking pictures of all the new art, editing photos, and such so I won't be doing much in the way of painting this week as I need to focus all my energy on admin things.

Which means I have a bunch of new art for you! I believe I counted 17 new paintings!

Yea! 

And there's all sizes...so if you need a small painting to beautify that desk or shelf, or if you have big empty wall that needs a big dose of color.

I've got ya covered. :D

I'll be updating my online shop with all the new paintings later this week, but if you don't want to miss out,   sign up to be notified here: http://www.pauletteinsall.com/newsletter-sign-up

 

xoxo

Much love + blessings,

Paulette Insall
Abstract Art

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A labor of love

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I took most of the last year off from painting while we were renovating/selling our house and then searching/buying/moving into a new one. I had forgotten how long my varnishing process takes. It is so much more than just putting on a layer of varnish....its a slow, meticulous process...

Since I use mixed media, i.e. pastels, graphite, etc., along with acrylics, I need to make sure that the other media doesn't smear and is fully protected. So first I apply a fixative. Then once that is dry, an isolation coat., which fully seals the surface before the final varnish is applied.

Only after this all completely dry, do I apply a UV satin removable archival varnish. I use a removable varnish because this enables the varnish to be removed if the painting ever needs to cleaned for conservation purposes.

All this insures that my paintings will be around for many years....to bring beauty and joy to the lives of future generations as well as yours. 😊

Much love + blessings,

Paulette Insall
Abstract Art

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