Journal

I'm baaaack!

Hey everyone! Sorry I was gone for so freaking long!!! I’ve really missed the bubble. Hope all of you are well :)

Gonna go upload some new work…

New videos!

For those of you who don’t know, I’m in an acoustic duo with my husband, Beau. We’re called OminOtagO (it’s an American Indian name that means “beautiful voice”— in case you’re wondering)! We’ve always had troubles in the past getting good audio/video of our shows, but over the weekend we managed to get some decent recordings of a few of our covers : )

Check ’em out…

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-If you like what you hear you can find us on Facebook and at www.ominotago.com !

Thanks for listening, fellow bubblers!
Happy International Women’s Day!!!
~ Chelsea

Oh, the irony!

Because I had so little faith in winning anything in the New Masters Challenge- I begged and begged my parents to get me Corel Painter 11 for Christmas (I already have a tablet, so this seemed like the thing to ask for)… I couldn’t bear the thought of going w/out it once my free trial ended. So they, amazingly, bought it for me…Now that I’ve won a copy (which was unexpected/incredible!!), I wish I had instead asked for money to put toward an Intuos4 medium (I have the Intuos3 large which is awesome- but it’s too big to take anywhere and I HATE that the usb cord cannot be moved/removed at all- it really can get in the way of things! Not to mention there’s twice the pressure sensitivity in the Intuos4)!But anywhos!What I’m getting at is that, now that I have Painter 11, I’d really love to u…

Even MORE shocked!!!

I won 2nd PLACE in the Corel New Masters Challenge!! OMG! How did this happen? I was crossing my fingers intensely for a voucher- then I won Painter freaking 11!!! This is CRAZY!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU RedBubble and Corel!!!!!!!!! And thanks to all who voted for me so I could make the finals and have this amazing opportunity :) Couldn’t have done it without you!…

btw: MAJOR congrats to Helen on her beautiful winning entry! It’s truly perfect!! Go here if you (somehow) haven’t seen it— Winning Entries

One last thing! Only about a week left to enter the Chelsea Kerwath Challenge at the Bubbler Portrait Group!! This has been such an interesting experience- check out the pieces so far…
& check out Drawing Jam #8 (on-going! No time constraints!) at the International Superheroes of Drawing, Illustra

Totally shocked!

I made the TOP 10 in the first stage of the Corel New Masters Portrait Challenge (JUST BARELY)! I can’t believe it!!! THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH to those who voted— I was extremely pessimistic this whole time and almost had a heart attack when I saw my piece up there. This is crazy!!! I hope the final judging doesn’t take too long… I know I most likely won’t make top 5, all the finalists are freaking AMAZING— but seriously, getting this far was probably the highlight of my year. I really needed this.

Vote!

Hey peoples! Don’t forget to pick your favorite in the New Masters Portrait Challenge! Here’s the link: http://www.redbubble.com/groups/redbubble/chall...

There’s a lot of great entries to browse through— definitely try to go through them all before you decide :)

And make sure you check out my piece entitled “Winter Walk” ( Linked Text ) that I created for this competition! Thanks ya’ll

A favor (& my first RB journal entry)!

I can’t get many of my facebook friends to become a fan of my new art page- would you guys check it out and hit “like” if you dig my stuff? I’d REEEEEALLY appreciate it :) Here’s the link: (if I get more fans, I can get a friendlier URL for this!)
Linked Text ~SeaKer Arts & Photography…

Thanks ya’ll!

btw- I’ve been chosen as the model for the Bubbler Portraits Group’s new challenge (plus the Art Jam at the International Superheroes of Drawing Illustration & World Domination)! Check out the entries so far and join in on the fun if you like…
Linked Text ~Chelsea Kerwath Challenge
Linked Text ~Art Jam #8
Looking forward to seeing more entries- it’s been a really strange/awesome experience seeing myself from different artistic perspectives!

*One more btw: Wish my “Winter Walk” good luck in the Co

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