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Posts made in November, 2015

KAREN SIKIE Produces One of a Kind Art Pieces For You

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Blog, Commission, News | Comments Off on KAREN SIKIE Produces One of a Kind Art Pieces For You

Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, Claude Monet . . . what do they have in common? They are considered to be the greatest artists of all time and they have all passed on long ago. Their art, that took many forms, remains largely extant and it is from these coveted pieces that the fame of their artistry has endured. What would you say if one of these great masters were alive today and you could commission them to create a masterpiece just for you?   Here’s the good news! There is a great master alive today that is creating some of the most amazing art you are likely to ever see and her name is Karen Sikie. Karen Sikie is pretty much unlike any traditional painter you have ever known because she doesn’t employ the typically conventional media to create her works. Her pieces are a meticulous patchwork of collage and she employs the use of everything from paper to plastic to create truly unique and three-dimensional works of art. They interact with ambient light where the motion of the viewer themselves creates a unique phenomena.   Who is Karen Sikie? Form and function. Art and science. Precision, patience and meticulousness. The brain of Karen Sikie conceptualizes the totality of the artwork in advance and then chops, slices and dices all of the components of the collage, piece by piece, to create these marvelous masterpieces. Many first-time observers can’t even figure out just how Karen Sikie is able to create her works. She is indeed enigmatic in her ability to create these time-consuming works of art much faster than would be expected.   It is hard to discern the magic of Karin Sikie’s art from a picture you might see on the Internet. The three-dimensional reality does not translate well. When you see one of her work’s of art in person, you understand immediately. It is incredible! Some of her coveted pieces are available for your purchase. She can also be commissioned to create a masterpiece for you on command! Karen Sikie can make one her fantastic creations starting from a favorite photo you have of your subject. If you enjoy great art, you owe it to yourself to explore the artistry of Karen...

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Karen Sikie Brings Art To Life

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Karen Sikie Brings Art To Life

With showrooms in Los Angeles and Pasadena, California, Karen Sikie is a sought after artist for unique pieces for any space. Karen creates art work that is featured in galleries but also works on commissioned pieces. No matter the medium or style, Karen can create a beautiful and unique piece for your home or office. Enhance the ambiance of your environment with a one of a kind art piece that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Paper Mosaics By using paper mosaics, Karen can create unique art pieces, even portraits as she paints with paper. The first step to the portrait process is to have a drawing on a panel. This will be the map Karen uses to paint with paper. Each shape is then traced from the drawing to create a pattern. Each paper is hand cut and applied to the surface, emerging the picture one piece at a time. Botanicals can also be created with paper and Karen creates lovely art work of various botanicals by using beautiful colored paper. She transforms the canvas with the lightest touch as she carefully cuts out the shapes to create the beautiful picture of a unique flower or plant. Lucite Artwork Another medium that Karen works with is Lucite. This material is translucent and with dremil tools and an exacto blade, Karen is able to engrave the sides to create a botanical or abstract design. Both sides of the Lucite are used to create depth and layers to the piece as it interacts with the light. Karen can create a unique piece for every client or art enthusiasts can choose to purchase a piece online. Karen sells Lucite botanicals, Lucite abstract, paper mosaic abstract, paper mosaic portraits and paper mosaic botanicals at her website. The unique pieces will provide visual interest to any space as well as give you a conversation piece to share with friends and...

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