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Blog Name Changed!


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Hello dear friends and followers,
I have a little communication about a change in regard to this Blog! No worries, I am not going anywhere, is just that I have changed the Blog’s name! As you remember, my Blog name was  “YesterdayAfter” well is not going to be it anymore.  Thank you to the lovely people that are following me from years they remember.  I gladly welcome the recent new followers, thank you. My Blog was born with the name  “YesterdayAfter” now is changed. It was a long time that I wanted my Domain Name .com with my own name and now I have it! As an artist it is very important to be recognized by the same name. My new Blog name is Carolina Russo Art and my new URL is https://carolinarussoart.com/
I am working on updating and refreshing the Blog look and integrate a new shop directly in here. So please keep attention when you receive notifications of my new posts they would be as Carolina Russo Art.

Thank you for following my journey, I appreciate you all very much!
Please share this post to help other followers to know!
Thanks

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Happy Easter!

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HAPPY EASTER!
I hope that wherever you are you’re having a peaceful Easter Day!
I like to share with you this beautiful quote:

There is a voice that
doesn’t use words.
Listen.
-R U M I

Thank You!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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Wishing you all a Wonderful and Merry Christmas may this day bringing you the light in your heart may it be filled with happiness and joy! This is a strange time we’re living just enjoy the moment Happy Holidays!
Thank you always for following my journey I am very grateful for you all!
Much Love,

Thank You!
Thank You!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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thankful-script

To all my followers and blogger friends wishing a wonderful and serene Thanksgiving!
May Joy, Love and Gratitude fill your heart,

Shine Your Light Bright!

Photo by Marko Blažević on Unsplash

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Until the next post have great days!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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One year later…I am back!

Moria_Goddess of The Third Eye Mermaids

Happy November!
I am back… I hope to find you all well!  I can’t believe one year has passed since my latest post in October 2020. To all my dearest followers and blog friends, sorry I suddenly disappeared without say anything. Today I am checking in briefly to let you know that I am fine and all is well, I just took a long break from blogging. A needed time to recharge and look within, to stay balanced and focused.   I have been active posting my work only on one social media platform: Instagram,  some of you that follow me there knows and I thank you for your ongoing support. During this year, I have been painting, drawing and creating my work as usual. I have more new watercolor paintings to share with you from time to time in my future blog posts. At the moment I am working on my Christmas Art.
The painting featured in today post is my watercolor “Mermaid Moria” goddess of the third eyed mermaids, they have the ability to see beyond the veil of reality.

This painting is available as hand enhanced prints in my ETSY Shop

❤ Details about my painting:
 Supplies used for my watercolor Ink painting, ink pen used MICRON Black ink #005, dark Red ink #1.  Alvin Draft/Matic pencil #03 – French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper 100% Cotton for watercolor 140lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

Follow me on  Instagram  @carolinarussoart

I love to know how are you doing? Share what you’re up to in the comments!
Until the next post,
hold to the light and open your heart!

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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Inktober 2020 Double Challenge Days 3 to 7

Day 7 Vampire – Fancy

Day 7:  Vampire – Fancy
Double Challenge combined prompts #Drawlloweentober 
Inktober:  Fancy
MabsDrawlloweenClub:  Vampire

This is my Vampire for today Day 7 and first week of challenges! I made my 7 drawings. Sorry I haven’t had time to post here on the Blog but I did post daily on Instagram.  In this post I will include also my previous drawings for days 6, 5, 4 and 3 so that you can see them all! Let me know which one is your favorite! I love to read your comments! ❤

Day 6 Familiar – Rodent

 

Day 5 Witch Blade

 

Day 4 Poison – Radio

 

Day 3 Changeling – Bulky

🖤 I have listed in my Etsy Shop my first 3 days Prints of my drawings, more are coming soon check it out! CarolinaRussoArt ETSY Shop

❤ Details about my drawings:
 Supplies used for my Ink drawing, ink pens used MICRON Black ink #01, #03, #005, dark Red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib. Alvin Draft/Matic pencil #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves.  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper 100% Cotton for watercolor 140lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ About these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. I usually Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Mabsdrawlloween this one is a little bit more spooky, Halloween themed. The challenge is created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words  creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”   this is my plan to be able to join and create my drawings daily for both amazing challenges at the same time.  If you would like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

Follow me on  Instagram  @carolinarussoart

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#INKTOBER2020

 

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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Inktober 2020 Double Challenge Day 2: Pumpkin – Wisp

Day 2 Pumpkin – Wisp

Day 2:  Wisp – Pumpkin
Double Challenge combined prompts #Drawlloweentober 
Inktober:  Wisp
MabsDrawlloweenClub:  Pumpkin

I loved to create today drawing finding a way to combine the pumpkins and a wisp. I am happy with what I came up with and love it! I hope you do too!

❤ Details about my drawings:
 Supplies used for my Ink drawing, ink pens used MICRON Black ink #01, #03, #005, dark Red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib. Alvin Draft/Matic pencil #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves.  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper 100% Cotton for watercolor 140lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ About these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. I usually Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Mabsdrawlloween this one is a little bit more spooky, Halloween themed. The challenge is created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words  creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”   this is my plan to be able to join and create my drawings daily for both amazing challenges at the same time.  If you would like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

Follow me on  Instagram  @carolinarussoart

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#INKTOBER2020
Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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Inktober 2020 – MabsDrawlloweenClub Day 1: Fish – Werewolf

Day 1 Fish – Werewolf

Day 1:  Fish – Werewolf
Double Challenge combined prompts #Drawlloweentober 
Inktober:  Fish
MabsDrawlloweenClub:  Werewolf

It’s that creative time again welcome October!
This month brings some of the most loved drawing challenges Inktober  begins today!
This is my 5th year participating and once again I decided to create my drawings inspired by the official prompts of my  two favorite challenges (read my previous post here)
The challenge Mabsdrawlloweenclub is usually inspired by dark folklore and legend’s characters it has an Halloween theme.  Inktober prompts can be anything usually common things. I find it  interesting to see what I am able to create also when sometimes the two prompts of the day aren’t easy to combine! Doing an Hybrid challenge will refine creativity and skills!

For today drawing I had to combine Werewolf and Fish I guess I did it nicely and I am happy with my painting! I am not so much inspired by dark creepy or scary characters so I try to make them look less scary and more nice :-). I have created my Werewolf in a lovely female form taking a bath at the full moon light enjoying the company of a lovely Koi Fish.

❤ Details about my drawings:
 Supplies used for my Ink drawing, ink pens used MICRON Black ink #01, #03, #005, dark Red ink #1. Fountain Pen Pilot Prera Fine Nib. Alvin Draft/Matic pencil #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves.  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper 100% Cotton for watercolor 140lb, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

❤ About these Challenges:
Every year in October since 2009, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge created by Illustrator Jake Parker  by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Other amazing artists have created their own challenges during October. I usually Join two amazing challenges InkTober and Mabsdrawlloween this one is a little bit more spooky, Halloween themed. The challenge is created and hosted on Instagram by Pop Surrealist artist Mab Graves! I will create my daily drawings inspired by the combination of the two Challenges daily prompt words  creating my own challenge “DrawllooweenTober”   this is my plan to be able to join and create my drawings daily for both amazing challenges at the same time.  If you would like to join me use also hashtag #drawlloweentober

Follow me on  Instagram  @carolinarussoart

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#INKTOBER2020

Thank You!
Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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New Shop Opening! Celebrate with me

Hello Everyone,

today I have an announcement my REDBUBBLE Shop is finally OPEN! ♥️

It was a long time that I was planning to open a second online shop and I am happy that after a lots of hard work I made it happen! Redbubble  is a global online marketplace for print-on-demand products based on user-submitted artwork. It is a nice platform for independent artists to have a shop and submit their art made available on an array of beautiful products.   My Shop goes by my name CarolinaRusso.redbubble.com  you all are invited to visit. I have selected some of my artwork and created few nice Collections. I uploaded some work in different mediums watercolor paintings, digital Art and my Photography. I will keep adding more, this is just to begin.

You will see my art on T-shirts, I suggest you to check out all the products!
Home Decor,

and lots more great items, you need to see it!

I am sure you will find some of your favorites of my paintings and if you don’t find the one you had in mind you can always contact me and I can make it available in the shop!

I will keep uploading more design! Please give it a visit, my Shop is new and lonely and if you visit leave likes and favorites, some love would be very much appreciated and will help with exposure. With this shop I  earn  commissions any purchase, will support me and my art!

Just a note on the side: My ETSY Shop continue to be open and I just made an update. There is the place where I can have a direct contact with you. When you order my Limited Edition Prints which I personally print, hand enhance them with my hand drawing work on it, I pack and ship them to you in this shop I do 100% of the work by myself ❤

If you have a Redbubble  shop, please Follow me I will Follow back!

Thank you let me know what you think about my new shop!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Thank You!

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Your Art as TATTOO? What to do when you get this request

Tattoo – Ph Credit Grace Madeline found on Unsplash.com

My Artworks as TATTOOS

Lately I have received an increased number of requests from people that like my art asking permission to use my artworks for a tattoo. I am happy that people like my Art as much to decide to have it permanently inked somewhere on their body.  I consider this request a great and wonderful honor, I am thrilled and humbled that someone is thinking to use my existing paintings or illustrations for their tattoos! Well, as visual artist this open another window into my art. I love tattoos and  this is the opportunity with this post to inform and talk about a few important things. What to do with a request like this? If you’re an artist, or, if you are the person interested to get the tattoo.  There is something very important to be aware of, and is that people cannot just save an image of an artwork over the internet and take it to the Tattoo Shop to  have it tattooed. Some Tattoo artists only works on their own custom creations and most of all they do not copy another tattoo artist work. They are a bit more open when you bring your favorite visual artist work to be recreated having the permission from the artist. So, what to do then?  There is a mutual respect of the Copyright  between a tattoo artist and a visual artist, no one wants to do a “Copyright Infringement” while recreating without permission an existing artwork that is not custom created by the tattoo artist you choose but created by another artist. Then, not everyone knows that if you’re going to bring your favorite artist artwork to have it tattooed it’s needed the artist “Permission”. All you need to do is to obtain your permission in advance, by contacting directly the artist, or find out if he/she sell a Tattoo Pass/Ticket on their website or shop. What is a Tattoo Pass or  Tattoo Ticket? Artists sell the permission letter to use their artwork as tattoo often nothing is shipped and they send a downloadable PDF for you to print. When you purchase the Pass or Ticket, it’s your kind way to pay and support the artist work and art.

About me, I have been thinking at a nice way to grant my tattoo permission to who is interested. I have created and released my TATTOO Permission Pack!
My Pack includes the personal permission letter and a beautiful hand enhanced print of my artwork you want to be tattooed.

I really appreciate if you ask permission in advance is a great act of support and kindness!
I own the Copyright of my work as Artist ©Carolina Russo any unauthorized reproduction or use without my written permission is in violation of the U.S. Copyright law.
I am happy to grant you a Tattoo Permission for my Artworks to be inked, but before you go on, there are few details that you need to know, please make sure to read my Tattoo Policy.

Tattoo Policy:
1) If you love my Art please consider to support my work by buying (prior getting the tattoo done) my TATTOO Permission Pack  price is $55 + free shipping, which includes the written Permission a 5×7 inch print of the artwork you choose to get tattooed. My prints are hand enhanced and signed by me it would be a great reference piece for the Tattoo Artist and in the end for you to have my art in your home. This is the best way to support my work in a respectable and honest way. The print pack comes with a Certificate of Authenticity, the Tattoo’s Permission that allow you to get my artwork tattooed (it includes your name) Permission and image cannot be shared with someone else for another tattoo each Permission it’s personal.

2) Please use a reputable and serious Tattoo Artist and bring my “Permission Form” with you because a serious tattoo artist will ask for it. Do not alter, transform or manipulate my image in any way, the only option I allow is to accommodate you if you want the tattoo to be in “Black Shading” instead of my original colors. In that case you have to let me know when you purchase your Permission Pack.

3) When the Tattoo is done if  you share photos on social media please Tag me on Instagram @carolinarussoart  I love to see it and share it too! Always whenever you share images of the tattoo please give me credit as the artist that created the original artwork and credit your tattoo artist too, also ask your tattoo artist to do the same if photos are shared.

BUY NOW!
TATTOO Permission PACK $55 Free shipping
For who is interested you can purchase it here on the Blog just click on the PayPal Buy Now button at bottom of this page or if you prefer  you find it also in my ETSY Shop
Please when you order let me know which artwork do you need, leave a note in the comments box during the payment transaction. If you have any questions prior your order please Contact me!  I have added a new page in the Menu here on the Blog where you can always go back easily and be able to purchase at anytime the Tattoo Permission Pack

TATTOO Permission PACK $55 

Thank You!
Thank You!

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