Hello Twitter

Kasia/ November 22, 2014/ Articles, News

I finally did it! I’ve joined the tweeting community and I’m excited to share updates, news and random creative thoughts with everyone. Check out my twitter page at http://twitter.com/KasiaSimura.

Inktense Watercolor Pencils

Kasia/ September 5, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles

Flipping through pages of an art magazine recently, I stumbled upon an add for Inktense Watercolor Pencils. Having been loyal to oil paints and the simple graphite pencil all my life, I have never dabbled in watercolors. Browsing through Hobby Lobby, one of my favorite shops to look for inspiration, I found

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A Success Story – Custom Ketubah

Kasia/ September 4, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles, Featured, News

Anya and Fima approached me with a unique and exciting project idea, and I felt honored to be able to work on it. In Anya and Fima’s tradition, a wedding contract is written out in an ornate document, known as ketubah. Wanting their wedding contract to be showcased in a special and

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Annabelle’s Secrets Revealed

Kasia/ August 31, 2014/ Articles, News

After more than a year and a half of secrets being held hush hush, Annabelle is ready to share them with the world.  Carole and I are in the final stages of self-publishing “My COMPLICATED Week”, which should hit the Amazon shelves in at most a couple weeks.  We have received final

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Reaching Out

Kasia/ May 24, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles

I was approached to create a large scale rendition of the client’s favorite CD album cover. This oil painting was done on a custom made canvas of approximately 52×52 inches (4.3 x .4.3 ft).  This definitely turned out to be one of my favorite pieces to work on.

Strawberry Fields

Kasia/ May 24, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles

I’d like to share an illustration with you done for a poem written by a very good friend of mine, Alex Grichener.  The poem and illustration are titled “Strawberry Fields“.  Check out Alex’s poem on his website, at transcendentpoetry.com.

Annabelle – Then and Now

Kasia/ May 24, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles

I was thinking back to when Carole Lyn Woodring and I first started working on Annabelle and her first story.  Geared up with excitement and lots of ideas snatching up control of my brain cells, I got my pencils and markers out and sat down at my desk with the excitement of

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Meet Annabelle!

Kasia/ May 22, 2014/ Art & Design, Articles

A little over a year ago, on a New Year’s Eve 2013, a little girl entered my life and touched my heart in ways I could have never imagined.  Her life intertwined with mine. Her thoughts, her sadness and joy, her secrets…all became mine.  I got to help create her and have

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