• What makes a monster.

    Halloween monsters, what makes them scary, a light hearted look at what makes them tick.

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  • Late night drawing

    Drawings from a late night, the stillness is inspiring. An old large sketch book and a giant bag of makers.

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  • a skull with fangs on a pink a teal polka dot background .

    What makes a monster.

    Monsters, what makes them frightening.

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  • Late night doodles

    Yes, up late and making marks on paper, today I’m rocking a red sharpie, a red dry erase and a red Windsor Newton watercolor maker. Dogs and peaceshocka for pages. All tiny little thorny. Small micro dogs stitched and fat. Dogs thin tiny little… again and again. lots of red. Peace, peace, peace, peace, peace,…

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  • SCARECROW HARVEST Festival

    Alpharetta harvest festival, and images of AIA’s Scarecrow details.

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  • Sketching with spray paint, on a panel outside, a large graffiti lion

    Kali, StreetArt class

    Kali making a large lion head pieces, her first extra large piece at Alpharetta Studio. Step one is to sketch it on paper then sketch it on the large panel.

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  • Alpharetta Scarecrow Sketches

    The Alpharetta Scarecrow Event Sketches for the AIA Scarecrow for the 2017 Scarecrow festival. Getting help from the students and parents to make this Peace Plant. Lots of sketches and pairing this with lessons going on for ‘Peace Day’ lessons. The idea of ‘Peace Day’ was a big influence on this design and the inspiration…

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  • Davie artist Alex Feliciano

    Florida WestFair Murals Ran across this newspaper clipping while helping my mom move. I thought it might be fun to post. In 1996 a good friend of the family helped me get this gig painting murals. I was supposed to do a group thing where I organized my peers to come down and paint, but…

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    Tuesday night’s figure drawing event, look at (iPad and Paper53) work.

    Tuesday’s bi-monthly Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. This week was destiny came to model for us. I was teaching my Street Art class till 7:30 so showed up a bit late. I missed the one minute warm-up poses. Great lighting as always and the snacks are good although right now i’m working on my heath so no cookies.…

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  • alex feliciano at figure drawing group, drawing scott

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook (iPad and Paper53) look.

    I brought an iPad to the bi-monthly Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. The Group brought in Scott to pose he’s the first male model in a long time and it’s the first time using my iPad at a life drawing event. Tonights sketches all posted below. We started, like most sessions, with one Minute poses. I took a minutes to make…

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  • More Post-it note fun

    I have been using these little yellow squares like crack, little doodle yellow scraps of sticky paper. Loving the ‘Stabilo’ point 88 markers. Doodling while kids are at karate. alway carry markers. I might make a Block, for printing out of this one. I have never done a multiple print block print, But… Expanding ‘There’…

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  • drawing from Youtube?

    Looking around on YouTube and found online figure drawing videos. Very neat stuff, I felt a little clumsy with the remote, iPad, Apple Pencil, and sitting on the couch. The videos are timed and the lighting is nice. Stay tuned for more drawings  

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  • Street art class makes Prints

    Stickers, you wanna’ make stickers… Ok, what do you know about a printing press? So we selected some sketches, tried them out using thick makers on paper (Draw thick lines to cut thick lines). The students worked out the composition on paper then transferred it over to the rubber printing blocks. Then the scary part KNIFES…

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  • cardboard bear head on graffiti wall background

    Bear Head Is On The Move

    This weekend update: I packed up the minivan with tons of painting supplies, lots of cardboard, glue guns, and two kids and headed to Sis and Moons to start an large installation (still in progress). The kids Helped me unpack boxes of paint and odds and ends, in the process earned some choice pieces of cardboard, and…

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  • 74 Post-it notes

    74 Post-it notes Completely bonkers. I was cleaning my desk and kept finding little drawings mixed in with meeting notes. well this is all of them. Some of the Post it notes are from 2012 when I was working at WebMd.

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    Three woman paintings

    Update: Three woman paintings, they are working out. I have been finding moments to paint. Clem reminds me while she finds a warm spot on the floor in the studio. (Thanks Steve for the great easel). Three woman paintings, 30″ x 40″, acrylic on canvas. I have been going to a open sketch group and working…

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  • Alex Feliciano figure drawing at the drawing event

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    First of the year Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. Thanks for the great event, Ann M. rocked it, and the Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group started my year off great. Tonights sketches all posted below.   Twenty minute sessions: The shadows tonight were great, the light was behind her and she was bathed in shadows. I had to really…

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  • Street art class, on The PaintYard

    The Paint Yard, wrote a nice post about the ‘Street Art Class’ The paint yard is a great place to get a variety of spray paint and supplies (fat caps, liners, specialty paints, markers and more) and they have the ‘Sugar’ from the makers of Ironlak, the paint is special. It combines water with alcohol…

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  • Class Homework, W1

    We will be trying out a new product ‘Sugar’ a cane sugar based paint. This week we will be working on letter forms and putting that onto the canvas. Below are some samples to jumpstart your imagination. We will also be working with the MTN water based, the Montana Gold acrylic, and the NEW Sugar based…

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  • Street Art class, making wrapping paper

    The street art class is winding down. The five week long street art class has hit class number five and number five was so fun, it started out as a lesson on stencils and evolved into a wrapping paper making project. The session ended so well we are adding one more class (a sixth week). Great work…

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  • Winter holiday (number 3) cards. My gift to you… free to print.

    Winter Holidays These are some of the “Sketches of Winter Holidays”, enjoy and share. Free to download, Free to print, Free to mail, and Free to share. Not for re-sale. Click image for printable version ‘Love Holiday Style’ $0.00, ‘Love Holiday Style’. Just click on the image above and large version will open on a…

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  • Winter holiday (more) cards. My gift to you… free to print.

    Winter Holidays These are some of the “Sketches of Winter Holidays”, enjoy and share. Free to download, Free to print, Free to mail, and Free to share. Not for re-sale. Click image for printable version ‘Tending the Flock’ $0.00, ‘Tending the Flock’. Just click on the image above and large version will open on a…

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  • Winter holiday are here. My gift to you… free to print.

    Winter Holidays These are some of the “Sketches of Winter Holidays”, enjoy and share. Free to download, Free to print, Free to mail, and Free to share. Not for re-sale. Click image for printable version ‘Sneaky Snack’ $0.00, ‘Sneaky Snack’. Just click on the image above and large version will open on a new page,…

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  • Class Homework W2, Nov 2016

      Watch some short video and have any questions ready to discuss, and Patterns The Letter “E”:  https://youtu.be/kpaVkxB0Tw4 Watching a piece from start to finish: https://youtu.be/3US_fm0sWHo Find examples of patterns, bring 3 or more, for use in next piece (They can be anything… save them to your device, print, magazine tear out or photos). Sketch…

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  • Holiday cards, coming soon

    Update: I’m working on Holiday cards for everyone, I’m making a few and will post with instructions to print them for free, stay tuned.   I will make last year’s cards available on the ‘shop‘ page tonight. Cutest Couple in the North Pole, Dear Santa, and Merry Christmas 2015.

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  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Last night the Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group put on their bi-monthly drawing event. Kate pulled off some great poses. Food was … Oreos and Doritos. The group offers a casual night of figure art drawing and painting. Great comfortable location for you to draw the model we provide. The session begins with several short poses to warm…

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    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Kate is back, trying again with red pencil. Fat lines are kinda working. I bought a bunch of markers and pencil to try out, But I think I like the red pencil best. For more sketches join/follow me. Information about the Drawing event, more info.  

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  • Alex Felicano in Cardboard bear costume

    Bear head turns into Bear suit.

    The day has come, halloween is here, and all this work is worth it. Gio has his afro cardboard frankenstein, Oscar is rocking a full cardboard Pokemon Charizard, Damien is welding a pair of custom cardboard katanas, and Alex is suited up as a cardboard bear. This is a shot of the Bear at work, before…

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  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Sketching from life at Studio in Alpharetta. We had such a great model, she made my job easy. Mona had great poses and locked it in for sets of 1, 3 5 10 and 15 minute. I started with a red “Supracolor II soft made by Caran d’Ache“, (more) pencil, very soft , but I was…

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  • A cardboard Bear Head, of the left side built Alex Feliciano

    Bear Head

    Pushing hard towards halloween, flowing with Cardboard and Hot Glue, here is a picture of the Bear Head. You can check out earlier pics here. I’m happy with the head, I will be starting the suit next. Worried about the paint job, cardboard nude or custom paintjob? After halloween I will get back to the Clem…

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  • Doodling the next few ideas for the ‘Clem Head’

    More ‘Clem Head’ doodles this weekend. I’m using lots of pink, coral and magenta it just keeps happening. I went to 1shot‘s web site (below) they have all the colors I need. I was worried… “How I’m gonna mix that color”.  I don’t know if i can go full plaid, maybe if I had this…

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  • Doodling for the ‘Clem Head’

    More doodles, more ideas, more fun There are four more pages with this stamp of clem’s head, I will start rocking out the real thing after this weekend… Stay tuned and have a great weekend. Yellow on green with purple and red detail. I’m going to find my old 3D glasses when i get home…

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  • Doodling designs for ‘The Clem’

    Having fun planning out the new designs for the ‘Clem Heads’. During the debate Monday night I rocked out some sketches. and  this one.  

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  • More heads and cardboard

    Making costumes for Halloween! We have started early this year. All cardboard and maybe some paint this year. Yes it’s a giant animal head. This is where I’m at, as of last night. Tonight will be a coin flip sleep or ears. Starting with some basic shapes i’m worked the muzzle and eyes in, I…

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  • Preparing to design more ‘Clem Heads’

    Preparing for NEW Clem Dog Head paintings. Lots of ideas (Mexican wrestler, circulatory system, plaids, patterns, and or scale style masks). I though lots of sketches would be a good idea. So I cut a stamp out of this block. I need to get myself a press, Does anyone have a press they would like…

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  • Designing Clem Head fills

    Making a template for the Clem head fill-ins. Attempting to streamline the project.

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  • ‘Can’t wait till I have a full dog sled team!’

    Murph stopped by yesterday He added the red one to his collection, then set me this picture. He now owns three dog heads, more info about them here. Seven heads were cast in the first run, Five have been painted, one is in LA, one is in my living room and Murph has the rest.…

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  • New Records

    Spring is gone and summer is almost over. Only a few more weekends to wear this dress. Have you hear this song (track 2, side B). This is one of  the “sketches of spring” I will be attempting to make one a day, enjoy and share.

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  • Painting number two, “Findings”, digging into the archives for new painting.

    The act of discovery is something that set the senses a tingle. While I was digging through old sketchbooks for inspiration, and came across this ink drawing it’s 3.5″x5″.  I’m going to use it for painting number two, working title: Findings. I hope I can keep the spirit of the drawing in the new painting.  I…

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  • Painting, it begins..again

    I have been spending a lot of time this year sketching, in ‘@FiftyThree‘ s Paper53 app on the ipad or at the live drawing events held by #Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. I think it’s time to start painting now. Working with brushes is flowing like it should. I start to paint after the kids go to bed then I…

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  • Maggie on Yellow is now in the FaceBook shop.

    Little Paintings of Maggie available now in the shop, only on Facebook. They are 5x7ish acrylic, ink and pencil on paper $40. (These are signed originals.) Maggie on yellow 1 of 6, acrylic on paper 5×6 inches. Maggie on yellow 2 of 6, acrylic on paper 5×6 inches.   Maggie on yellow 3 of 6,…

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  • Shopping online

    I am happy to announce a small shopping cart is now available. Now you can shop online . I will be adding to it as time and items become available. Feel free to send feedback or requests or go to http://alexfeliciano.com/artwork/ and leave a comment.

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  • Getting sun in the pool

    By the pool

    List of things done and todo: Farmers market, Read cooking magazine by pool, Plan health meal for family and friends, Finish project with kids, Work emails, Send tax extension form. This is one of  the “sketches of spring” I will be attempting to make one a day, enjoy and share.

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  • An AC malfunction, or a reason to get naked

    It was hot

    I came home early it was hot. Flicked controls on the thermostat. Nothing worked, which way is on? Heat cause it’s hot, that doesn’t sound wrong. Open a window, fiddled with the lock, left or right, it would not pop. Sweat, just a drop. That was it for me. I did care who might see. Flung coat and sweater over my head, shed skirt and tights passed…

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  • By the Pool in a new suit

    New Suit

    New Suit The first warm day, the air is clean. I was to long curled within, sun nibbles willing skin. I dip my toe, that’s as far as I will go. Nothing is getting wet. The suit I bought to match the lot, will wait till it is hot. I smile as the children play,…

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  • woman sitting on a sandy landscape

    Early

    Fifteen minutes that’s all I get. Just time enough, time to sit. It’s just three take-five’s rolled in one. Early is on time for some.  Just me, my time to breath. I see a spot and feel the breeze. The sun warm on my skin, feet in sand the cool below. Alone but soon they’ll show, In my head I’ll greet them all, “Hello, and welcome y’all”. This is…

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  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    More figure drawing. I skipped into the figure drawing event today, like a kid going to get ice cream. The model was super and the lighting was challenging (in a good way). The short 3 and 5 minute poses came first, then a cookie break and then back to drawing with some longer poses. This…

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  • woman flinging her top like a rubber band

    Fly go by

    Fly go by Buzz buzz a nasty thing woke me from a sun filled dream. I saw a Fly go by, so I took my top off and sent it high. I pulled and pulled till the strings went twang then I launched at that tiny thing. It took a sec I used my eye aiming…

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  • Fields of Flowers

     Fields of flowers Fields of flowers first pink and blue, I bought a suit that will sneak me through. Then today purple and yellow. I have been waiting all week things are on schedule. I bought this suit weeks ago to match a landscape, I’m not allowed to go. The bunnies will be playing ball, I will creep softly among them all. They…

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  • Street art… Class!

    Great working coming out of class this week. Jack pounded out character after character, so fast I didn’t get a picture of them all, “I’m just going to paint over this”.   Nicole nailed it with a 4 panel piece “Life”. The effort she’s putting into sketching is coming though in her can control and line…

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