Vlog of Emergence

Vlog – what is that? For those of you who haven’t come across that term before, it is a video blog post.  So I’m getting with the program and creating one.  Remember what I said in the last post about learning  – well this was another learning curve – of course it’s not Hollywood yet but I’m getting there. The painting in this vlog is part of my Peony series.



When I get back from the visit to my Muse in New Zealand in April, I want to start filming in real-time so I can give you a more realistic look at my painting process. However it will be a little while before that happens. I’m actually at the moment in the middle of a prolonged artist’s date, enjoying the New Zealand countryside and filling up my creative backpack.



Creative Backpack - Thanks Tim Storrier,vlog emergence,Kadira Jennings

My Creative Backpack – Thanks Tim Storrier



This Weeks Question: How did my vlog work for you? Feedback welcomed!

Look For Next Week’s Post: Return from the wilds and discoveries made there.









Emergence – coming out of the darkness?

Or is it more a question of unfolding?

I suspect that all work is really in a state of emergence. Really, it is a question of deciding when it has fully emerged. This new work is called Emergence, because that is how it feels. The question is, what is emerging? Well I guess that depends on how you, the viewer feel about it.  I suspect it might be something different for each of us. This work is the third in my series dealing with clothing. Here are some photos of the work in progress and the finished painting……

It began with drawing – as posted earlier…….

Dress 1


And progressed to drawing up on the canvas…. and oops – it looks like I forgot to take any photos of the intermediate stages. Well there is one…..


Emergence,Kadira Jennings

Preliminary brush strokes after the under painting


As you can see, at this stage the work didn’t have any of the fine detail added to it.  Below is the finished work followed by some close up shots of some the details.

Emergence - The Finished Work

Emergence – The Finished Work



Emergence detail i,Kadira Jennings

Detail i



Emergence detail ii

Detail ii


Emergence detail iii

Detail iii


Emergence Detail iv

Detail iv


For more on this painting take a look at it here.

And that’s it for this week.

Look For Thursday’s Post: New Beginnings……

Next Monday’s Post: PopUp Project’s Opening and wind up?

Posted By: Kadira Jennings


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