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katnaj Artworks *Colors in Harmony* Earth,...

Artist directory :: katnaj Artworks *Colors in Harmony* Earth, Life,...

Current Artwork / Vases Florals Fruit miscellaneous Art

This is one of my latest Galleries for displaying Fruits and Fruit bowls which I started recently. Some include Designs with Color. Currently my Fruit and Fruit bowls are done in Pastel on white paper.


Kathlynn najera 
My Website is named Katnaj short for Kathy Najera. I have lived in the Eastern United States most of my life. I was born in Germany and was raised in my early childhood in Oklahoma. I was raised in the United States Air Force Military life and also resided in Florida as well as Maryland where I now reside. I have a son in Law Enforcement who also lives in the East Coast. I remember many things about Nature that have left impressions on me. Most notably the Autumn Seasons as well as all 4 Seasons. Florida left strong impressions on me especiaally in the Gulf where I remember clear waters, boating and fishing. I remember a Chameleon at my feet changing from brown to green. Nature has always been an important subject matter for me. I guess you could...


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Autumn Focus  I designated this Gallery to the Autumn Season. It has always been a favorite time for me. The cooler temperatures feel nice after a long hot summer.
Pastel paintings / Oceans, Water, Sunsets, Trees.  etc. Colorful Landscapes Pastel may be considered a drawing medium to some but I feel it is is unique in that it can be used as a drawing medium. I have found through my experience with Pastel that it has 3 techniques. That is drawing, scumbling and blending.
Animals Wildlife Landscapes and Portraits in Pastel, Acrylic and Graphite Pencil I feel it's important to respect animals and wildlife. I remember in High School Art class visiting and sketching animals at the zoo. It's interesting to me to see the various animals and birds that live in different parts of the world.
Wild Cats of the World  This Gallery depicts Artworks exclusively of Felines in the Wild and around the World. Many are declining in numbers due to loss of Habitat as well as Poaching. There are only about 4000 or less Tigers in the Wild.
Still life Still life / Acrylics Pastels
Geometric Shapes and Designs  This Gallery was recently created from my Design Gallery. It specifically involves Geometric shapes some of which include Color as well as Grayscale Design. Geometric shapes, as I have mentioned can actually have 3D effects.
Grayscale Artwork  This is one of my latest Galleries where i am using Grayscale. Also considered Monochromatic, I am using various shades of gray. This involves Black, Gray, and White.
Pencil Drawings Drawing is and has been a fundamental skill in my development in Art. As a child I began drawing from photos in magazines tv guides and album covers that included people and animals as well as objects. I learned early on about details and shading.
People Portraiture Faces and figures in color and form Pastel Graphite penciling Portraiture became inspiring to me when creating form with color. It led me to creating faces rather than other subjects. I am also working with Graphite Pencil and I have a Gallery exclusively for Pencil.
Horse Creations  This gallery depicts horses that I've created with Pastel Acrylics.and Graphite pencil. Although I have not had formal instruction on horses, I've learned a few things when studying Horse Anatomy There are horses in specific areas that run free but it seems they have evolved into domesticated animals. There is so much History about Horses and so many variations.
Birds Tropical, Herons, Geese and small Birds Pastel and Acrylics I decided to open up a gallery just for birds as part of my series of Wildlife artwork. I observe them when in view where I have seen them close up such as BlueJays, Cardinals Sparrows and Crows. I have only seen an Owl once in the wild at a Wildlife center that had an injured wing.
Owls  This Owl Gallery depicts the various environments that Owls thrive in. My favorite ideas when painting Owls is in a Fall and Winter landscape. However, there are some Owls that live in warmer climates.
Celestial Earth Sun Moon and Stars Celestial Bodies Earth This Gallery includes paintings of the Celestial bodies in Pastel Graphite pencil and Acrylic. As I have mentioned many things about Astronomy fascinate me. This Earth gallery is about the surface of the Earth and its atmospheric surroundings as well as its place in the Solar System.
Acrylic Paintings Colorful creations Landscapes Still life Because I like to experiment with paint and try new ideas, this gallery reflects the many styles and techniques that I have ventured into. There's something about a new canvas and fresh paint that gets my creativity going. Sometimes a style will depend on the subject matter and how I want to portray it.
Abstracts Expressions in Acrylics and Pastel Colors can affect us in many ways. Whether they are blended colors or bold and contrasting, they can affect moods and emotions. When painting Abstracts certain colors on the color wheel can represent something to us since we use various colors in everyday life.
Designs  I have tried to group my Artwork in this Gallery with the various ways I have used a Design. As I have discovered there are numerous ways to create a design. Designing sometimes has an organized composition or pattern.
Felt Ink Pen exhibit Felt Ink Pens/miniature and small size Art Felt Ink pens (Sharpies) are easy to travel around with and I started to make miniature, small pictures and designs. This medium got me away from my easel for awhile and is faster when applying color. Colors are vibrant and there are many techniques.
Handcrafted Jewelry Art Exhibit As I have mentioned in other places on this website Jewelry Design for me is an outlet for designing and creativity. It involves placement of colors, shapes, and surface textures and various materials as well as bead sizes. The beads can be placed in uniform or purposely mixed.
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