"My artwork typically originates with a pencil sketch of essential elements. I focus on the fluidity and harmony of the lines. The areas are filled with layers of vivid colors and texture resulting in an abstract digital mixed media collage painting. Hope you discover something that speaks to you!"
Karin Foreman is a Santa Rosa Valley-based freelance artist of Swiss origin. She has earned degrees in Graphic Design and Fine Arts.
After founding “Art from the Heart,” her creations have been sold at art shows and gift shops around the Los Angeles area. Currently, she is working as an independent contractor producing graphic designs and artwork for a range of diverse clients. Her work has been published in various magazines and has been featured in many exhibitions nationwide.
Karin is also an event and award-winning nature and travel photographer. She is often described as being able to capture the essence of the moment. Karin Foreman won the The Exposure Award and is featured in The Nature Collection. Her photography was honored at a private reception at the Louvre Museum, in Paris, on July 13, 2015.
After studying Photoshop in 2002 she’s been specializing in digital art. Her passion is photomontage-based digital paintings combining her two passions—photography and fine art.
Foreman has worked in many different mediums like pastels, Prismacolor, pencil, pen & ink, charcoal, acrylics, and especially in mixed media. She has also produced numerous pieces through the art of traditional printmaking—a method that dates back to the Middle Ages. They include linocuts, mezzotints, monoprints, zinc and solar etchings printed on hand-made paper and bark. Many of her prints grace private homes in the United States and Europe.
Karin has created a wide variety of illustrations and layouts for book, CD and DVD covers, brochures, magazines, promotional items, and trade show posters. She has fashioned business cards, logos, and custom invitations & announcements as well as a series of children’s characters. As part of giving back to the community, she has successfully led Art@Lunch, which is a K-8 PTA sponsored program. She also leads a Homeless Program serving North Hills (Los Angeles area). Presently, the artist is also designing apparel and luxury silk scarves.
This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist