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the 33rd year.

I’m 33 today. And it’s been 4 years since I went full time Artist. It seems like it’s been even longer. My brain feels like it’s been through 10 years of it already. But in a good way.

I mean, every moment in our lives has led us to this point.

And there is so much clarity in hindsight. I wouldn’t change a minute of it.

The last 4 years have been a deep-dive into the knowledge banks of so many before me – on entrepreneurship, on introspection, on manifestation, on healing, on soul growth, on finances, on our natural connection to every thing. While I’m grateful for my formal education, this experience has taught me far more.

I go to bed every night excited to wake up the next morning and do it all again.

33 is an important year for me. The end of a cycle, the beginning of a cycle, a time of synchronicity and of alignment. It’s time for the next phase, and oh man am I ready. I’ve been preparing for this my whole life.

As I’ve discussed in the past, my happiness continues to grow exponentially. There are always going to be bumps in the road; some more traumatic and difficult than others. But it’s how you handle them that determines where you go next. Choosing to learn, grow and squeeze every drop of wisdom from every experience is how you soar.

Action cures fear. And beyond fear lies your wildest fucking dreams.

Beyond fear lies the field of no fucks.

Frolic. Frolic through the field, my love.

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The Latest Works : Shift, Shine, Shade and Dream Wood

Shift

abstract painting, abstract art, abstract art print

“Shift”

9″ x 12″

Acrylic and Resin on canvas

You know that moment when you realize that you’ve come THROUGH something? You know you’re not the same person that you were before. That you’ve finally learned the lesson, and can move forward with deeper insight, self-awareness and confidence. You’ve just shifted. Shifted closer to your higher Self.

abstract art, abstract art print, pouring art

“Shift” Prints

abstract pillow, modern pillow, art pillow

“Shift” Luxury Pillow Covers

 

 

Shine

 

Forest painting, tree painting, nature painting

“Shine”

9″ x 12″

Metallic Acrylics on Canvas

Let your light shine. Within you, from you and around you.

 

forest art, nature art print, tree art print

“Shine” Prints

pink pillow, tree pillow, nature pillow

“Shine” Luxury Pillow Covers

Shade

 

forest art, nature art print, misty forest

“Shade”

12″ x 9″

Acrylic on Canvas

Shade is just as magical as the light – when you decide to make it so.

 

forest art, nature art print, misty forest

“Shade” Prints

“Shade” Luxury Pillow Covers

Dream Wood

 

forest art, nature art print, misty forest

“Dream Wood”

24″ x 30″

Acrylic on Canvas

So dreamy.

The forest can heal you, in so many ways. I promise.

forest art, nature art print, tree art print

“Dream Wood” Prints

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Let’s Connect.

My goodness, it’s been an intense few weeks!

Building a website is rough on the eyes and neck, but it was worth it and I’m so excited to show you!

HINT: You’re on the new site RIGHT MEOW! >D

There are a few new things you need to know about!

  • I’m giving you a FREE digital print! You can use this file as a digital background, print it at home or take it to your local printer!  The file size is set to print up to 8″ x 12″ and I recommend a Satin or Lustre photo paper for the best results. 😉
  • You can now shop directly through emilymagone.com!
  • I’ve streamlined all the behind-the-scenes stuff. Going forward, everything I share (works in progress, blog posts, contests, timelapse videos, virtual viewings, travel shots) on FB, IG, the blog, and everywhere else will live HERE on Patreon. It’s the most creative platform yet and it’s free to join and follow any creator.

Anywho, back to your FREE PRINT!!

Simply click here or on the photo below to download your “Good Morning” Digital Print now.

forest art, red tree art, backlit forest

You can use this file as a digital background, print it at home or take it to your local printer!

The file size is set to print up to 8″ x 12″ and I recommend a Satin or Lustre photo paper for the best results. 😉

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out! I would love to hear from you!

Now THIS is the thing I’m most excited about.

I’ve streamlined all the behind-the-scenes stuff. Going forward, everything I share (works in progress, blog posts, contests, timelapse videos, virtual viewings, travel shots) on FB, IG, the blog, and everywhere else will live HERE on Patreon. It’s free to join and follow any creator.

I would LOVE to hear from you! Click the arrow below, follow me on Patreon and leave a comment for me!

 

 

Now, back to the studio!! See you there 😉

 

Love and gratitude,

Emily

 

 

All artwork, reproductions and photos are © Emily Magone. Downloadable print file does not transfer copyright or reproduction rights.  Please do not use this image for any other reason than for your personal enjoyment without obtaining written permission from me first.

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New Orleans : A Magnificent City

So my husband won some high-level romance awards this weekend when he surprised me with a trip to New Orleans for Jazz Fest to see Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds. I knew the weekend was going to be epic but I was not prepared for the the explosion of awesomeness that occurred.

Night One :

We eat a delicious seafood dinner and I see for the first time the dirty madness that is Bourbon Street. As we mosey back to the hotel, we pass by a lounge with these fucking angels singing inside…the soulful, echoing voices of which wrap around my heart and pull us inside.

The band was called Bon Bon Vivant and you can listen to them here.

On their break, I took my Jameson drinking self up there and told them I loved them and once I’m ballin’ outta control I’m flying them all up to Montana for the greatest party ever.

Day Two :

Dave at Jazz Fest day!! Jazz Fest goes on for a couple weeks, and you can get a pass for any of the days. There is so much food and music and art and creative awesomeness going on at this place it’s wonderful. We ate, we drank, we sang, we danced, and Dave & Tim of course did not disappoint <3

Day Three :

The day I meet Ashley Longshore. In her gallery. In person.

 

LOOK HOW FUCKING EXCITED I AM holy shit this woman is a goddamn goddess.

A ridiculously successful artist that has dominated in HER way, by simply being HERself. Authentically, unapologetically,  and independent of galleries. Not only that, but one who thrives on making sure women know that we can do WHATEVER THE FUCK WE WANT and be successful at it. She’s a prime inspiration of mine, and this moment was totally surreal for me.

I love her. What a goddamn amazing day.

Day Four :

More delicious food all day, and the day of wrought iron obsession. I love the style of New Orleans.

When my husband and I travel, we’re always looking for aspects of design that we want to incorporate into the home that we’ll eventually build. And the wrought iron balconies and railings of New Orleans will definitely be one of those things. So beautiful. Can you imagine being a blacksmith back in the day working on these gorgeous designs? What a craft <3

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As we’re wandering around the French Quarter and roaming in and out of the countless art galleries on Royal Street, we came upon the Craig Tracy Gallery, which I didn’t realize was in New Orleans! If you’re not familiar with the work of Craig Tracy, or have never binge-watched Skin Wars, he’s one of the most talented body painters in the world. His vision is incredible.

Anywhoo, I’m browsing around, and who comes walking out of the back but mother-effing CRAIG TRACY.

O_O

I nearly squealed out loud but managed to get my gleeful fists over my mouth in time to not fully shame myself.

 

Met TWO incredible inspirations of mine in the same weekend. Mind blown with joy and gratitude. For real.

And as if this weekend couldn’t get any more amazing, we decided to take a stroll along the water after stuffing ourselves painfully full with one last delicious seafood meal. The steamboat is lighting up the harbor, and husband tells me he has one more surprise for me. Busts out a ring, and asks me to marry him again.  *SWOON*

What. A. Weekend.

 

We’ll be back, New Orleans. I love you. <3