Author Archive | ekwetzel
I don’t know why.
At night, after my girls drift off to sleep, I slide out from between their two warm bodies, slip out of my bedroom, and find a bit of space to sort through my thoughts about Matt leaving. I’ve been numb for months. But now that I’m starting to get a handle on my single-mom life, the parts of myself I’d shut off to survive are waking up, full of pain. And I’m tired. Of everything. (more…)
Our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico exemplify hope in the face of disaster.
In Puerto Rico, just weeks after Hurricane Maria hit, our fellow Americans are still struggling to secure power, clean water and food.
No matter what life throws at us, what hatred or apathy or disaster we encounter, it’s important to not give up hope but band together and find a way to push through hardships in order to survive. To me, this resiliency has been embodied by Puerto Ricans.
Buy these original paintings in my shop (before someone else snags them).
- Lioness in her kitchen
- Sad Fox
- Dancer Dreams
- Pike Place Busker series 01, 02, 03 (the three paintings of the cat with the accordian)
Coloring sheets for the Pike Place Busker series are also available in my shop downloads & are FREE through the end of September (no coupon code necessary).
Kissing Kitties, Pink & Rainbow: 5×7 inch Original Artwork
This is a collection to capture candid moments and scenes of motherhood.
I love working on batches of paintings at a time because it makes me feel like I can try and tell a story through the way the images interweave and relate to each other. This year, leading up to Mother’s Day, I asked my newsletter subscribers and instagram followers to submit photos for me to consider as source images for a series on mothers…and this is what I created. (more…)
Kelsey Oseid, aka kelzuki, is a freelance illustrator and artist living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is well-known for her animal-a-day project which she started in January 2016. Kelzuki’s Animal Kingdom now encompasses over 500 creatures from 18 different taxonomic groups. (more…)
I’m excited to announce that I am placing my first order of speciality linen this week to provide tea towels from my paintings! As a special perk for preordering, you can choose from any of my paintings AND get a discount. (more…)
Presenting two new storybook scenes that are now for sale in my shop! To celebrate the launch of these art prints, I am runinng a sale! For the next 48 hours, all items in my shop are 15% OFF! Use coupon code MARCHINGON at checkout to get your discount! (more…)