“Blue Bear” by Patrice Russell

Artist: Patrice Russell

Genre: Painting

Bio: I have been dabbling in art since I was a young girl. I enjoy all types of arts and crafts. I do acrylic painting but I also make cards, and even do quilting. I take art classes at Reddi-Arts in Jacksonville, Florida. I am enrolled in a paralegal course at FSCJ. I have a degree in Social Science, one in Literature, and have been back to college 4 times. I love music and play the piano.

Piece: Blue Bear

Piece Description: I started painting a realistic bear and wound up adding blue for shadows. The blue took over.